Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire
January 10, 2018
White River Junction, Vermont
Full Time - Experienced
Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) is a non?profit organization that has provided home health and hospice care services in Vermont and New Hampshire since 1907. VNH (www.vnhcare.org) affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (www.d-h.org) in 2016. VNH operates a budget of approximately $22 million with net assets of $23 million, and receives funding through Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, private pay, and contributions from many of the communities we serve, businesses, individuals, and grants which makes us one of the largest and financially strong agencies in New England. VNH is mission driven and dedicated to delivering outstanding home and community-based health and hospice services that enrich the lives of the people we serve. VNH makes home visits to people of all ages and all stages of life – regardless of ability to pay – and also provides communities with education and wellness programs.
Currently, VNH employs nearly 230 people, serves more than 160 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire and covers 4,000 square miles. VNH caregivers provide services for more than 5,000 people each year and makes more than 150,000 home visits to people of all ages and at all stages of life. Visit www.vnhcare.org for more information.
We are dedicated to delivering outstanding home health and hospice services that enrich the lives of the people we serve. In more than 160 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire, we deliver excellence in nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, and personal care services. As a non-profit, our only goal is helping people.
As the area’s foremost team of home health care experts, we deliver nursing, rehabilitation, and hospice services with proven effectiveness, integrity, and compassion. We are driven by a focus on excellence and a spirit of innovation, from improving systems of care to improving individual lives. Our relationship with each client is rooted in respect — for the families whose homes we are privileged to enter, for the communities we are honored to serve, and for all the lives we touch.
The President/CEO will be an inclusive leader who endorses collaboration and open, transparent communication. He/she will accomplish goals through motivation, the delegation of authority, and the use of systems that are designed for effective planning, evaluation, and accountability. The President/ CEO will be an active listener who is accessible and who possesses the ability to adapt and respond effectively to change, while continuing to lead and mentor a high performing team. This individual must be a coalition builder who can work on multiple levels with a wide variety of constituencies to implement programs and processes, and facilitate change, when required. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, self-initiative, a good sense of humor, a high energy level, and a sincere dedication to the mission and philosophy of Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH.
The President/CEO Is accountable for the overall strategic direction, fiscal management and administration of the Agency within the framework of Board approved objectives, policies and programs. The President/CEO will assure the leadership and administrative responsibilities of the Agency are carried out in accordance with the mission and values. The President/CEO reports to the Board of Trustees and to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health CEO (or his/her designee). The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively in a multi institutional integrated health system. In addition, he/she oversees the Agency programs including home health care, population health, long term care, and skilled pediatric and hospice services as well as the operation of our subsidiary, Help At Home, a private duty organization.
Competencies and Characteristics:
The President/ CEO will be a visionary, forward-thinking leader with an entrepreneurial spirit. He/she will have strong interpersonal skills and will be a team player as well as a team leader and a collaborative relationship-builder. The ideal candidate will come with strong business acumen that will enable him/her to make effective decisions regarding the future growth of the agency. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including outstanding public speaking skills are essential as the President/CEO represents the Agency to its various constituencies. As the Agency advocate for high quality care delivery and patience experience, he/she will champion best practices and performance improvement. Possessing proven fundraising experience and the ability to relate comfortably with a variety of funding sources, including public funding stream contacts, and individuals is essential. He/she will have critical thinking skills and will display integrity, good judgment, technical expertise, strong organizational skills, and logical priority-setting skills.
Advanced degree in nursing, health administration, public health or clinical field required.
Advanced clinical education preferred: APRN, RN, MD, Ph.D, DO, PT, MSW, from an accredited college or university.
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a senior level health care leadership or administrative position required.
Recent experience in home based care required.
Experience in a leadership role within a large health system desired.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
A competitive benefit package available.
Relocation assistance is negotiable.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
VNH encourages qualified candidates to apply for this position regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, place of birth, veteran/military service status, religion, age, marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, HIV status, physical or mental disability/condition, citizenship or immigration status, or other protected category recognized and as defined by applicable law.
Please submit your letter of interest and resume/CV in confidence to:
To be considered for this position, your documents must be received no later than January 31, 2018. For additional information regarding Visiting Nurse and Hospice for VT and NH, please visit: www.vnhcare.org
About Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire
Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) is a non-profit organization that has provided home health and hospice care services in Vermont and New Hampshire since 1907. VNH affiliated with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health in 2016. VNH operates a budget of approximately $22 million with net assets of $23 million, employs nearly 230 people, serves more than 160 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire and covers 4,000 square miles.Visit www.vnhcare.org for more information.