Virginia Beach, VA

Executive Director – Hospice

Join Our Team as a Hospice Executive Director in Virginia Beach, VA

Are you an experienced and skilled leader seeking a new challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our organization as a Hospice Executive Director. In this role, you will oversee and manage our operations, ensuring long-term success and sustainability. Your strategic mindset, exceptional communication skills, and passion for making a difference will be invaluable in driving our mission forward.

The Role:

As a Hospice Executive Director, you will establish and execute goals for our hospice services, while also overseeing the overall operation of our facility. You will lead and manage our staff, review daily reports, and ensure that our organizational goals align with the compassionate and conscientious care of our patients. This role also involves managing budgets and billing, hiring new employees, establishing healthcare standards, complying with federal and state guidelines, and handling events and public relations.


  • Ensure compliance with all regulations, laws, policies, and procedures related to hospice and Medicare/Medicaid
  • Employ qualified individuals for all staff positions and take responsibility for daily agency operations
  • Be available on-site during business hours or accessible by telephone when conducting agency business off-site, including after hours as needed
  • Provide oversight to ensure the success of our hospice operations
  • Offer support and coaching to the hospice team
  • Interview and select potential employees
  • Ensure compliance of all hospice policies and procedures with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Communicate with patients, their families, and physicians regarding patient care
  • Monitor hospice census and staffing trends
  • Maintain departmental budget and financials
  • Oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and quality improvement programs


License Requirements: We are open to candidates from various backgrounds who align with the job description.

  • Leadership experience and at least 3 years of experience in healthcare, with 5 years in a leadership role (preference for hospice leadership)
  • Proven business development and growth capabilities
  • Must be a licensed physician, registered nurse, licensed social worker, or have a Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of success in a related field and 1 year of full-time experience in a hospice, home health, or other healthcare delivery system setting
  • Current CPR certification required for Executive Directors offering field services
  • Valid driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation
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