Caris Healthcare

  • Administrator In Training

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/8/2018 8:19 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Serves as Administrator of a small or start-up location, and receives training about the company and / or about the hospice field.  Responsible to organize and direct the operations of the hospice.  Coordinates high quality services for patients and their families.  Responsible to recruit and supervise staff and to use training or discipline appropriately.  Responsible for marketing efforts to increase market share and to expand revenue and educates the community about hospice services provided by the company.


    • Assures that the hospice meets and exceeds all applicable regulatory requirements of the agency.
    • Ensures referral/admission process is completed within Caris HealthCare’s standards.  
    • Assures assignment of patient care staff based on competency of available personnel.  Monitors scheduling of patient care staff to provide adequate coverage. 
    • Demonstrates leadership/management skills by maintaining high employee satisfaction and low employee turnover rates. 
    • Supervises periodic reviews of patient charts, employee visits, and daily activity reports.
    • Provides complete and accurate patient billing information to the corporate office.  Assures the program’s financial success including A/R collections and local A/P processes.  
    • Arranges  hospice and supportive services for patients/caregivers. 
    • Recruits, hires, and directs the training of field staff.  
    • Responsible for providing home health aide competency evaluations and in-services.
    • Plans and conducts staff meetings and IDT meetings. 
    • Arranges and negotiates services provided through contractual agreements.  Maintains key relationships with hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, and other health care organizations and referral sources.  
    • Assures optimum productivity levels of staff and utilization of services by managing budget within staffing model guidelines.
    • Actively participates in community education and serves as a resource for professional contacts. 
    • Responsible for assigning medical record review of agency records.
    • Responsible for monitoring satisfaction surveys to identify trends and resolve problem areas.  


    • Must have the basic qualifications to be a Hospice Administrator.  Receives additional training due to lack of prior hospice experience, or lack of prior supervisory experience.  Must already have sufficient educational and / or job experience that would indicate the individual is able to successfully oversee a small hospice.
    • Previous job experience and / or education must show the potential to successfully manage the total operations of the hospice through administrative ability, initiative, resourcefulness, executive and analytical ability.
    • BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Typically 1-3 years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
    • After successful completion of the program, you must be willing to relocate.


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