Intermountain Healthcare Nurse Administrator - Homecare & Hospice in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:217091
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

This position is accountable for providing leadership and implementing strategic direction to Hospice Services throughout Homecare. This position will work in partnership with the Homecare CNO, Administrator, and leadership to ensure the provision of optimal patient care, attainment of financial goals, and development of leaders.

  • This position has site accountability for multidisciplinary Teams throughout Homecare.
  • This position typically reports to either the Homecare Administrator and/or Homecare Chief Nursing Officer.
  • Typical Distribution of Job Duties: 20% Tactical, 20% Operational, 60% Strategic.

  • Tactical Duties include ensuring appropriate staffing, availability of equipment, and employee relations (day-to-day activities).

  • Operational Duties include budget management, budget development, supply acquisition, process improvement, and employee performance evaluations.
  • Strategic Duties include developing goals to meet the Intermountain/Regional Strategic Plan and holding employees accountable to goals.

Essential Job Duties


  • Accountable for the environment in which Hospice care is practiced. Envisions and strategizes the strategic planning process, for over-all operations, standards of care and attainment of organizational goals. Accountable for effective collaborative problem solving among Hospice disciplines. Allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe and compassionate nursing care based on current standards of practice. Supports shared decision-making through provision of a professional atmosphere and promotion of effective communication into executive-level decisions, and by keeping directors/managers and interdisciplinary colleagues informed of executive level activities. Accountable for the implementation of the vision, mission, core values of the Nursing Philosophy of CARING and Intermountain Healthcare's Healing Commitments.

Operational Effectiveness:

  • In collaboration with CNO, department directors/managers and budget director, establishes and approves capital and operating budgets to ensure sound financial management of Hospice for Homecare. Provide support and education to department directors/managers in meeting financial goals via use of monthly variance reports, benchmarking opportunities and cost containment strategies. Shares responsibility with the Directors/managers for meeting financial goals of nursing units.

Employee Engagement:

  • Ensures that a professional development program is in place that addresses the needs of clinical management and staff. Creates and sustains an environment that supports and promotes the talents of individuals and high-functioning teams. Holds Hospice leadership accountable for meeting recruitment, retention, and employee engagement goals. Acts as a role model through the demonstration of personal professional development, continuous learning and competency improvement. Participates in and contributes to educational offerings and visibility in professional organizations.

Clinical Excellence:

  • Strategize and develops programs to assure the delivery of high quality safe patient care. Assures Hospice and Homecare objectives are aligned with system goals. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and physician leaders in the evaluation and oversight of clinical practice. Keeps abreast of and responds proactively to changes or trends in healthcare and technology specific to clinical practice. Participating member of a professional organization appropriate to position and service line. Facilitates and encourages staff nurse participation in professional organizations. Provides for resources in the facility to support clinical nursing practice monitoring outcomes resulting from use of resources. Partners with School of Higher Learning faculty to enhance professional practice.

Patient Engagement:

  • Strategizes and develops processes and programs that support the achievement of patient satisfaction and service quality goals. Creates an environment of excellent customer service/satisfaction. Acts as a leader/mentor for staff in Healing Connections. Collaborates with Home Health and regional nursing programs in participation with ongoing research activities.

Physician Engagement:

  • Partner with medical staff leadership at the facility level to set and achieve clinical, operational, and service goals.

Community Stewardship:

  • Lead and participate in community outreach activities. Develop and sustain relationships with academic partners to assure a consistent pipeline of qualified graduates for the Hospice. Supports staff participation in outside community organizations such as volunteer health clinics, health fairs and advisory boards for not for profit organizations. Participates in community organizations in local area.

Posting Specifics

  • Details: This position will be located at the Homecare & Hospice main office building
  • 11520 South Redwood Rd South Jordan UT 84095
  • This position will provide support to other Intermountain Home Health and Hospice locations throughout Utan and Idaho, occasional travel will be needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Masters degree from an accredited university required. Either the Bachelors or Masters degree must be in Nursing. Degree will be verified.
  • RN License required.
  • 5 years of progressive management experience.
  • Previous Home Health/Hospice experience preferred .

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess patient needs.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.

Preferred Requirements

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location HCS Salt Lake City Homecare

Expertise Business / Administration

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City