Director of Patient Services

Good Shepherd Hospice 
Farmingdale, NY

 
Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employ more than 200 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

Please take a moment to carefully review the job details below.

The Director of Patient Services is responsible for clinical management of nursing and home health aide services as well as program expansion, fiscal and program development, quality management and compliance.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of hospice concepts, philosophy, policies and procedures as well as the ability to assess the needs of terminally ill patients and their families to plan symptom control. Minimum of five years management or supervisory experience in the health care arena required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current and valid NYS license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  • Master's degree in healthcare, business or relevant area required
  • 5 years prior experience in a management/supervisory role
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing (CHPN) preferred (Good Shepherd Hospice will require that certification be obtained within two years time)

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics.In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.
 

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