Dominican Home Health Agency
Job posted on:
18 Dec 2014
Job starts on:
16 Feb 2015
2501 Gaylord, Denver, Colorado 80205
Desired Skills & Experience:
The mission of Dominican Home Health Agency (DHHA) is to provide quality nursing care and health-related services to the sick in their own homes. We give priority to the poor, foster the integrity of family life and assist the elderly and chronically ill to stay at home. We provide these services without regard to the origin, creed or other status of the individual. We will protect the life of all people. We are prepared to adapt to the changing needs of the community and those we serve.
The Dominican Home Health Agency, a licensed and certified agency, has provided free in-home care, health-related services and equipment to the uninsured, elderly and sick poor of the metro Denver community since 1923.
We provide both In-Home care as well as Community-based Nursing care. Our In-Home care services include:
• Nursing care and case management
• Personal care services
• Nurse-led exercise programs
• Food for Patients program
• Pastoral Care/Friendly Visitor program
• Patient assistance and referral program
• Non-patient referral program
Our Community-based care services include:
• Wellness Clinics in low income senior housing
• Durable Medical Equipment Loan program
Hospitals, doctors, clinics, physical and occupational therapists refer patients to DHHA. We have a long history of community collaboration with medical clinics, university programs, and myriad social service agencies to support the differing needs of our patients most effectively.
The Dominican Home Health Agency has an operating budget of $1.5 million, employs a staff of 14, mobilizes a volunteer corps of 320, and served a total of 1,233 clients in 2013. We provide 25,000 free patient visits each year.
The Board of the Dominican Home Health Agency now seeks a highly professional, strategic, goal-oriented Executive Director to lead the Agency’s continued growth and development.
Summary of Duties
The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Directors and staff members to plan and execute resource development strategies and ensures the achievement of short and long-term goals. He/she provides leadership, direction and support to the Board of Directors in developing organizational and fundraising goals, and attaining/allocating resources. The Executive Director develops and maintains strong relationships with various partnering organizations to leverage the resources of the DHHA.
The Executive Director works with staff members to deliver high quality nursing and other programs, to manage internal operations efficiently and effectively, and to ensure that the organization complies with all local, state, and federal requirements.
Qualified candidates will have experience in these areas:
? Thorough commitment to the mission, objectives, and programs of DHHA including commitment to serving the elderly population of Denver with high quality nursing and health-related services.
? Minimum of 7 years in a leadership role in a community health or home health care agency.
? Background in nursing or other medical service delivery profession.
? Licensed/certified administrator with relevant licenses up-to-date and in good standing in Colorado or the ability to obtain those licenses in Colorado quickly and easily.
? Proven experience in leading the growth of organizations and their resources.
? Demonstrated experience in fundraising or resource development in a non-profit agency or corporate entity, with at least several years in leadership roles.
? Strong demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.
? Solid understanding of the principles and practices of current Medicaid and Medicare programs and related systems, processes, and policies.
? Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate operations including budget planning and reporting.
? Leadership skills, including negotiation, problem solving, decision making, delegation.
? Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, community groups, donors, and other related agencies.
? Demonstrated ability to develop strategic visions for an organization and to engage relevant stakeholders in that vision.
? Experience in recruiting, retaining, developing, and maintaining highly functioning staff members.
? Experience in and commitment to working with diverse communities.
? Experience in working with and motivating volunteers.
? Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, advanced degree preferred.
? Member of the Catholic Church and a demonstrated commitment to the Catholic Church’s values, principles, and beliefs.
The Executive Director is a team player, authentic, resourceful, flexible, follows through on commitments, responds in a timely manner to requests, exhibits problem solving initiative, communicates effectively and is dedicated to the mission of the organization by striving to uphold DHHA’s core values and mission. The Executive Director brings a missionary understanding to this role, with a clear focus on making a difference in the community and leveraging DHHA’s resources as effectively as possible to support the home-based and community-based health care needs of its clients.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for this leadership position by sending a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.McCormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted via email. To learn more about the Dominican Home Health Agency and this position, please visit us at www.dominicanhha.org.
DHHA is an equal employment opportunity employer.
General Job Description:
In conjunction with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director develops and executes the strategic vision for DHHA in accordance with its mission and for the long-term success of the organization. The Executive Director then implements that vision through detailed plans and effective and efficient operations. The Executive Director is responsible for enhancing and maintaining a strong collaborative and caring culture that drives the organization and its staff to achieve excellence.