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Program Director - Sandusky

Ohio's Hospice
Sandusky, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary:

Works with the Board of Directors and Leadership team at Ohio’s Hospice and is responsible for overseeing general administration, operations, management, and strategic planning of the hospice program.  

What You Should Know About the Program Director Role:

  • This is a full time position.
  • The schedule will include Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm.
  • Some travel may be required, but the position will primarily be in Sandusky, Ohio.
  • We provide superior care and superior services to patients at their end of life journey.  Only those who have a heart for hospice will succeed.

Program Director Key Responsibilities:

  • Implements Ohio’s Hospice standards, systems and programs that support operations. 
  • Oversees the daily operations the hospice organization.
  • Regularly creates fiscal reports and makes budgetary decisions based on analyzed data.
  • Develops and implements administrative policies and procedures and participates in development, implementation, and revision of board-approved policies.
  • Consistently makes decisions based on accurate analysis of data and in accordance with written policies and procedures.
  • Ensures Ohio’s Hospice culture and values are consistent and in alignment with goals, vision, mission and guiding principles throughout various geographical locations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current laws, regulations, practices and trends which affect Hospice.
  • Regularly provides the Board of Directors and Hospice staff with accurate and timely information regarding the operation of the agency.
  • Ensures effective and compliant contractual relationships by negotiation, review and revision of contract services.
  • Signs all documents pertinent to operations of the organization except for those requiring the signature of an officer of the Board.
  • Oversees development, modification, or expansion of programs, related to identified need, board direction, agency guidelines, and available resources.
  • Maintains linkages with other hospices, community and other agencies to enhance working relationships, Hospice visibility and image to advocate for agency funds.
  • Maintains Agency licensing including Medicare, Medicaid, Attorney General, and state licensing.
  • Assist in other activities and departments when requested.
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities to support the quality of Ohio’s Hospice services.

Program Director Qualifications:

  • BSN required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Active Registered Nurse license in the State of Ohio without any board actions
  • 5 years management experience preferred in healthcare field
  • Clinical experience preferred.
  • Supervisory or administrative experience in hospice, home health or a related health agency, including the areas of team leadership, agency operations and strategic planning. 
  • Computer skills sufficient to utilize HRIS systems and communicate effectively.
  • Able to travel during daytime, nighttime or inclement weather.
  • Valid Driver's License with Safe Driving Record
  • State Minimum Automobile Insurance Coverage

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Pay (we actually mean it!)  
  • Competitive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance  
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability   
  • Life Insurance  
  • Paid Time Off  
  • Matching Retirement Plans  
  • Tuition Reimbursement  
  • Preparation for certification and pay incentive on Hospice certification achievement  
  • Scrubs provided  
  • Stipend toward purchase of career wear  
  • Mileage reimbursement   
  • Organizational preceptor to assist with orientation and ongoing education  
  • Educational programs geared toward career advancement  
  • Career growth  
  • And much, much, more!    

Ohio’s Hospice offers opportunity, advancement, and a great foundation for growth to energetic people looking to serve our mission. Those who join our team are committed to providing superior care and service so our patients and their families can celebrate life. We provide our staff members with the resources and support to contribute and make a difference in the lives of patients and families every day.   

As a member of our team, you'll have a chance to impact many lives. You may find a deeper meaning in your work or rediscover why you chose your profession in the first place. The passion you may have been missing in previous workplaces can be found at Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes. 

Ohio’s Hospice and all related organizations will require administration and completion of one of the 3 approved COVID-19 vaccines for all our staff. Together we must protect our patients and their families, our teammates, and our communities from this deadly virus, and a variant that is significantly more contagious, by becoming vaccinated. The data is clear in its safety, effectiveness, and durability. The confidence we will bring our communities in knowing that when a teammate from an Ohio’s Hospice family of organizations is providing care and services, they have done all they can do to protect them from COVID-19.  

We understand that not everyone is able to take a vaccine either due to medical or religious reasons. These exemption requests will be considered by HR on a case-by-case basis.

Ohio’s Hospice complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  

Ohio’s Hospice is proud to be platinum certified through SAGECare, which provides training and consulting on LGBT aging issues to service providers. Ohio’s Hospice welcomes those in the LGBT community to join our team. 

Ohio's Hospice


Sandusky, OH
44870 USA


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