VP of Patient Access - Hudson Valley Hospice

DATE POSTED: June 15, 2022 - July 22, 2022

POSITION: Vice President of Patient Access

DEPARTMENT/ Referral Center

LOCATION: Poughkeepsie, NY
STATUS/HOURS: Full Time- 40 hours | Monday - Friday | 8:30am-4:30pm (overtime necessary when needed)

FLSA: Exempt

FUNCTION: Provides oversight and management of direct reports of the Referral Center, Admissions Team, Liaison Team, and Director of Provider Relations. Oversees the operations of the Palliative Care program.
Responsible for ensuring staff utilize best practice and evidence-based guidelines, exercise best judgement and advocate for beneficiaries’ right to optimally access their hospice benefit. Authorized to staff the Referral Center and Palliative Care PC to ensure prompt patient access to hospice and palliative care services. Provides ongoing assessment and education related to clinical eligibility and service delivery. Acts as a resource for complex case review and collaborates with clinicians and medical directors when eligibility is not clear. Works collaboratively with the Chief Medical Officer to ensure staff are informed and understand all components related to eligibility for utilization of the hospice benefit and palliative care services.

• Master’s degree in nursing preferred with at least four (4) years full-time senior management experience in hospice administration.
• Possess strong and effective communication and leadership skills.
• Hospice experience required, additional home care experience preferred.

To submit resume or for more information, contact:
Alexa Betts-Piazza
Human Resources Associate
845-473-2273 Ext. 1139