Job Description



Job Summary:

As the Hospice and Palliative Care Manager at NCHHHA, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the Hospice and Palliative Care programs. You will monitor both programs for quality, opportunities for improvement and growth. Collaboration with the Medical Director and team to ensure the programs are meeting the needs of the community will be ongoing. You will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data, participating in QAPI and developing, implementing and monitoring strategic growth of Hospice and Palliative Care services consistent with organizational goals and community needs. A high value will be placed on integrity and compassion, instilling this in all staff working in Hospice and Palliative Care. Strong clinical support and educational resources provided as well as support in obtaining certifications in your area of expertise.

Essential Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Associates in Nursing, Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Three years in palliative, hospice and/or home care; or
  • A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the person has acquired the necessary competencies required for the position
  • Access to operable, insured motor vehicle and valid driver’s license with acceptable record of safe driving practice
  • Obtain CHPN certification within two years of hire


    About NCH:

    North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency (NCHHHA), based in Littleton, NH, serves residents of Coos and Grafton Counties. Compassionate, patient-focused services include Home Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care. Home care offerings include, but may not be limited to, skilled observation and assessment, nursing care management, disease management, surgical aftercare, wound care, injections and IV therapy, maternal and baby health, pediatric care, rehabilitative services, and therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation planning specific to home. Palliative care services include in-home consultation with a provider and/or Medical Social Worker, advanced care planning, symptom management recommendations, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. Hospice care includes a certified hospice nursing assessment, 24/7 clinical support, in-home provider visits for pain and symptom management, medical supplies, equipment and hospice medications, volunteer support and companionship, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. A proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), NCHHHA is a Medicare certified, non-profit organization and a member agency of the Home Care Association of NH.



    About North Country Healthcare (NCH):

    North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

    Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.


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