Executive Director, RN

Job Locations US-GA-Canton
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Affinity Hospice is actively looking for a branch Executive Director who is passionate about giving exceptional care to our hospice patients. We are one of the fastest growing, privately held hospice organizations in the country. We are passionate about patient and family care. We believe the care we provide truly matters. This is an excellent opportunity to join a nationally recognized team. 


  1. Paid 4 PTO weeks in the first year. 
  2. Paid Mileage
  3. Health and Dental Insurance
  4. Employee Assistance Program
  5.  Internal Company Advancement
  6. Free end of life training 
  7. Tuition reimbursement for qualified team members.
  8. 401K


Executive Director Job Functions

  • Participates in operational planning and budgeting. 
  • Ensures that care is in accordance with Medicare, Medicaid, ACHC, Federal and State guidelines.
  • Ensures standards of ethical business and clinical practice are maintained.
  • Demonstrates exceptional service to patients, families, referral sources, co-workers and other customers.
  • Monitors business operations to ensure financial stability.
  • Oversees and participates in Administrator on-call rotation.
  • Monitors operational progress toward accomplishing operational and strategic goals.
  • Evaluates hospice services and personnel using measurable outcomes and objectives. Ensures compliance with the organization's Performance Improvement program.
  • Ensures follow-up on any patient, employee, or customer complaints/concerns.
  • Establishes and maintains effective, open channels of communication. Fosters a no-blame culture that encourages reporting of safety and quality of services issues.
  • Ensures adequate and appropriate staffing and staff supervision.
  • Participates in the hiring process and ensures performance of annual employee performance evaluations
  • Ensures complete, appropriate and adequate staff development including orientation, in-service, continuing education, competency testing, and quality assessment performance improvement
  • Conducts regular staff meetings and maintains minutes
  • Ensures that interdisciplinary care is provided and that Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) meetings are conducted timely and records are maintained
  • Ensures updated policies, forms and job descriptions are reviewed with appropriate staff and utilized in the office
  • Directs staff in performance of their duties including admission, discharge, transfer, revocation, and provision of service to patients
  • Ensures services provided by other agencies are authorized by hospice.
  • Ensures that all invoices are reviewed, approved and forwarded to the corporate AP in a timely manner
  • Ensures appropriate data collection and regular, complete reports are received by the Governing Body
  • Ensuring adequate space, equipment and supplies are available
  • Assists team members as needed to ensure that high level of service is consistently provided
  • The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The Executive Director may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.


Executive Director Position Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of hospice management experience.
  • Registered Nurse with License valid in state and unencumbered.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of hospice federal and state guidelines as well as Medicare and Medicaid hospice payor requirements.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to supervise, direct, and motivate professional and administrative personnel.
  • Must have the ability to deal tactfully with the community and have knowledge of corporate business management.
  • Must be able to communicate an understanding of hospice care and the services provided to patient and family/caregivers through an interdisciplinary group.
  • Maintains a current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation, problem solving, verbal and written communications; skills per competency checklist.
  • Shows ability to organize and prioritize workload Independently.
  • Continuing Education Requirements:
    • Organization personnel are expected to participate in appropriate continuing education 
    • This position requires a minimum of 8 education hours
    • Organization personnel are expected to accept personal responsibility for other educational activities to enhance job related skills and abilities.
    • All personnel must attend mandatory educational programs. 

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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