The Vice President, Patient Care Services is a member of the senior leadership team, reporting to the President/CEO and is accountable for operations of post-acute skilled care, telehealth, maternal child health, pediatrics, long-term care case management, ACO care coordination, palliative care and hospice services. Responsible for strategic planning, program growth, financial viability, quality performance, service excellence and regulatory compliance of related programs. As a member of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH), the Vice President is a strategic partner to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health’s Service Line Leaders in the development of care pathways to include community-based services and care at home. Champions high-reliability process design, evidence-based practice, innovation and a culture of service excellence. Demonstrates leadership in service to the VNH mission, values and both the VNH and D-HH strategic plans and works collaboratively with physicians, administration, colleagues and staff to achieve related goals.
Master’s Degree required; bachelor’s degree or master’s degree must be in nursing. 10 years of experience in nursing leadership, management and consultative skills required. A background in home health, hospice and community-based services required.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in VT and NH.
Certification as Home Care and/or Hospice Administrator required (or within 18 months of hire).
Must possess a demonstrated ability to lead people and achieve results through others.
Experience in implementation of initiatives and budget management required.
Experience with electronic patient charting and medical records required.
Strong customer service orientation needed. Demonstrated ability to function independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and concisely both verbally and in writing with individuals and groups at various levels and various disciplines.
Strong skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) required.
About Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire
The Future of Healthcare is Homecare!
Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH (VNH) is seeking a clinical thought leader to design innovative care delivery models that meet the needs of rural communities, within a regional integrated delivery model. As a system member of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) and the New England Alliance for Health (NEAH), the Vice President, Patient Care Services will work collaboratively to conceive and apply innovative solutions to population health.
The Vice President will create a dynamic environment that fosters clinical and professional growth, leading the delivery of exceptional patient care services provided in the home. Responsibilities include post-acute skilled care, telehealth, maternal child health, pediatrics, long-term care case management, ACO care coordination, palliative care and hospice services. This Senior Leadership role provides the direction and support required to affect high quality patient and family outcomes. This is an opportunity for a nurse leader who thrives in a dynamic setting and has an entrepreneurial mindset, with the charge of leading a high-functioning organization today while planning for the home-based needs of tomorrow.