Hospice Program Director
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care - Naugatuck, CT

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REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the Hospice program including growth and financial performance.


  • Ensure that the Hospice is in compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local laws. Ensure the completion, maintenance, and submission of all required reports and records to Federal, State and Local regulatory departments

  • Provide leadership and oversight for the growth and overall financial performance of the program

  • Ensure the Hospice offers a coordinated plan of care for all patients/families while the Hospice maintains overall management of the care.

  • Maintain ongoing liaison with the governing body, staff members and the community.

  • Assist the governing body in formulating and annually reviewing the Hospice's policies and procedures.

  • Maintain a current organizational chart which identifies the lines of authority from clinical supervision to the patient care level.

  • Employ qualified personnel who meet the requirements of written job descriptions of the Hospice.

  • Ensure that orientation of new staff is provided and regularly scheduled in-service education programs, and opportunities for continuing education for the staff that covers the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of hospice patients and their families during the final stages of illness and during dying and bereavement.

  • Familiarize all employees, as well as contractual providers, with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the Hospice.

  • Oversee the maintenance of appropriate personnel records, administrative records and all policies and procedures of the Hospice.

  • Has authority for the management of the business affairs and overall operation of the Hospice.

  • Designate in writing the qualified staff member to act in the absence of the administrator.

  • 13. Oversee the development and implementation of the program’s Quality Assurance activities.



  • Meet the regulations and requirements of the State in which the program provides services.

  • At least a Bachelor's Degree or professional licensure in the field of nursing or human services.

  • At least five years of management experience, preferably in a health care setting.

  • Leadership qualities demonstrated in past achievements and/or previous work experience.

  • Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice’s philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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