The President/Chief Executive Officer, in partnership with the Board of Directors, is responsible for the success of Mountain Valley Hospice (MVH), a small, independent not-for-profit hospice organization with a devoted staff of 50, an average census of 50, and an eight bed hospice house. Together, the Board of Directors and the President/Chief Executive Officer assure MVH’s relevance to the community by living MVH’s mission, vision, and values and by being accountable to MVH’s diverse stakeholders.
The President/Chief Executive Officer acts as the Administrator of the hospice program by providing direction and vision to enable the Board of Directors to carry out its governance function in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. S/he is responsible for overseeing the program’s daily operations, overall financial responsibility, developing and growing its business, strategic planning, budgeting activities, and overall performance outcomes. The President/Chief Executive Officer has broad operating authority and oversight over all aspects of the program including: admissions; medical and clinical services; employee relations; and business affairs within the limitations of corporate policies, procedures, and standards.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Business, Health Care Administration, or Health Care related fields are preferred.
Six to ten years’ experience in a management position with people management responsibility, preferably in health care management, with a minimum of three years in a senior leadership position.
Demonstrated experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision.
Demonstrated effective fundraising, public speaking, and financial administration.
Demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management to include human resources, finance, marketing, development, operations, and compliance.
Demonstrated experience working with a not-for-profit Board of Directors, knowledge of corporate governance, and general management best practices.
Strong understanding of people management principles and outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
Understanding of the hospice concept, an appreciation of the importance of a small independent hospice, and knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
A community based, not-for-profit agency founded in 1988, Mountain Valley Hospice seeks to make hospice care available to all appropriate patients and families in Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery and Saratoga Counties regardless of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation or ability to pay. In providing care to persons with life-limiting illnesses, the goal of hospice is to alleviate symptoms – physic...al, emotional, spiritual, financial, and social – enabling patients and families to concentrate on living as comfortably and fully as possible. Patient centered care allows control to remain with the patient and those supporting them. Mountain Valley Hospice provides care that is palliative, holistic and supportive.