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Position Description:

The Communications Manager will lead strategic communications for the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), an organization representing the nation’s leading not-for-profit hospice, palliative care, and advanced illness providers. The ideal candidate would have experience in health care policy and/or political communications. The individual will join a DC-based but geographically diverse team and will be tasked with effectively implementing a comprehensive communications program positioning NPHI as the national leader on end-of-life care issues.


  • Creates and distributes content via multiple media channels, making sure that messaging aligns with NPHI’s mission, vision, and values. Channels include:
    • Website posts/updates
    • Email blasts, using Constant Contact
    • Social media posts
    • Member communications
  • Assesses performance of NPHI social media feeds and generates regular reports that are shared with the team
  • Monitors media coverage, providing NPHI staff, partners, and members with updates regarding relevant news and provides strategic guidance regarding when and how best to amplify NPHI’s priorities
  • Oversees new member promotion, including working with the new member to create a press release with appropriate quotes and details
  • Identifies opportunities to promote NPHI projects, content, and events, developing and executing communications plans that cover all areas of outreach
  • Develops an annual editorial calendar that guides communications efforts throughout the year
  • Prepares an annual NPHI report to members and other stakeholders
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with journalists to promote NPHI, key messaging goals, projects, and events, including annual summits and CEO meetings
  • Prepares NPHI staff for interviews with reporters, coordinating details and preparing talking points when needed
  • Assists with drafting talking points that are delivered as remarks by NPHI leaders during NPHI events, including the annual summit
  • Liaising with and providing support for external and internal speakers participating in NPHI events. Support role includes:
    • Arranging and leading calls to prepare speakers
    • Drafting personalized memos providing logistic information and other details
    • Serving as NPHI’s main point of contact for select speakers, and providing assistance as needed
  • Assists with planning and developing meeting and summit agendas
  • Supports the development and execution of virtual vents throughout the year
  • Serves as on-site staff during NPHI events, including briefings on Capitol Hill, assisting attendees and participants as needed
  • Develops and distributes fact sheets that support NPHI’s status as an authority on issues related to hospice, advanced illness, and other related issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Additional 2-4 years of experience in health care communications preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to present complex information to internal and external audiences with varying backgrounds and in a variety of formats, ranging from PowerPoint presentations and short summaries to detailed memos and white papers
  • Experience developing relationships with key stakeholders and journalists
  • Interest in health policy and end-of-life care
  • Digital/social media fluency (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with health care publications, data sources, and official resources
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to proactively prioritize work streams and deliver timely products
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize with tight deadlines
  • Professional demeanor and presence including the ability to handle confidential information

How to Apply:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to, and indicate “NPHI Communications Manager” in the subject line. Applicants not providing salary requirements will not be considered.

About NPHI:

NPHI is a collaborative of 95+ not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice and palliative care providers dedicated to ensuring patients and their families have access to care that reflects their individual goals, values, and preferences. Representing providers from 35 states and the District of Columbia, NPHI and its members help design more innovative and effective models of care, advocate for comprehensive and community-integrated care customized to meet each person’s unique needs, and build collaboration between national thought leaders, decision-makers, and other healthcare stakeholders to improve hospice care. Healthsperien holds the management contract for NPHI, and the organization operates under the Healthsperien umbrella of partnership clients.

About Healthsperien:

Healthsperien, LLC is a Washington, D.C.-based policy and health care consulting firm focused on strategic, regulatory, legislative and implementation issues. We operate at the intersection of public policy, business, analytics, and strategic relationships and coalition engagement.  We bring a “system” perspective to our work and specialize in payment and delivery models, regulatory issues facing Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payers, and emerging trends in value-based payment.

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TITLE:                         Associate Medical Director

REPORTS TO:           Medical Director

SUMMARY:  Oversee, coordinate and review the medical care provided to hospice patients in order to ensure pain and symptom management control, minimize the risk of polypharmacy and assure patient goals of care are in line with hospice philosophy.  Certify and recertify client eligibility for hospice care in accordance with applicable Medicare Hospice regulations and guidelines.  Ensure hospice plans of care are medically appropriate and consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.  Provide exemplary team leadership in keeping with HCP’s Guiding Principles – Service, Compassion, Excellence, and Inclusion – under the supervision of our full-time Hospice Medical Director.


  1. Education: Completion of medical education and relevant residency training required.  Fellowship in Palliative Medicine preferred.
  2. Experience: Work experience in internal medicine, family medicine, geriatrics, palliative medicine or other relevant field of medicine is required.  Work experience in a certified hospice program and administrative experience preferred.
  3. License/Certification: Physician licensure by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a doctor of medicine or osteopathy required; board certification in hospice and palliative medicine preferred.  Valid driver’s license with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements and is in good working order required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  1. Provide guidance to the interdisciplinary team (IDT) in conflict and ethical issues.
  2. Utilize appropriate resources to maintain knowledge and skills for hospice care in various settings including regulatory/reimbursement guidelines and integration into clinical practice.
  3. Assist in the development and review of clinical protocols and emergency care procedures and patient care policies.
  4. Review and analyze pharmacy/infusion utilization costs, along with Medical Director and PBM provider, and provide ongoing re-evaluation of formulary coverage and expenses incurred for hospice patients.
  5. Participate in quality improvement initiatives and programs; identifies opportunities for quality improvement in patient care and safety.
  6. Periodically provides insight of reviews for provider staff performance.


  1. Provides coverage and support to hospice staff for provisions of medical services in the absence of the attending physician on or after normal business hours.
  2. Share in on-call duties (blocks are either Monday-Thursday nights from 5pm-8am, or Friday night and 24 hrs. on Saturday & Sunday) for an estimated total of seven days of on-call per month. On- call duties may be lessened depending on availability of other providers to q 5-6 weeks instead of q 4 weeks.
  3. Perform hospice rounds at the six-bed Carolyn’s House residence once per week. (This is a personal care home belonging to Hospice of Central PA, caring for hospice patients with an anticipated prognosis of <30 days under a Routine Home Care level of hospice care.)
  4. Renders the necessary medical management, in consultation with the attending physician, consistent with the plan of care and the patient’s needs.
  5. Perform or arranges for designee to perform palliative care consult visits in facilities or patient homes as needed.
  6. Share on-call rotation with the Provider staff, providing 24-hour, seven days a week coverage to patients and families.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by the Medical Director.

Education and Community Support:

  1. Acts as a liaison to physicians in the community and provides for consultation and education to colleagues related to admissions criteria for hospice and palliative care.
  2. Provide ongoing educational instruction regarding hospice care and symptom management to the HMC Palliative Medicine Fellows, as well as to the UPMC Internal Medicine Residents who rotate and shadow with HCP on a regular basis.
  3. Ensures appropriate educational experience for visiting medical students and residents.
  4. Collaborate with the Clinical Education RN and Director of Nursing Education to provide continuing education seminars on a PRN basis to all IDT members on topics related to symptom management and end-of-life care.
  5. Ensures provisions of continuing education for direct-care hospice staff.
  6. With guidance from the Medical Director, participate in the fellowship training program.

Other Job Functions

The following is a list of responsibilities of this position, but is not intended to cover other related duties that this position may be required to perform from time to time.

  1. Demonstrate understanding of hospice philosophy and pain and symptom management.
  2. Works with diverse social and economic situations without imposing own values; maintains appropriate professional boundaries.
  3. Demonstrates understanding of team approach and communication.
  4. Contributes to positive atmosphere; demonstrates positive interactions with internal and external customers.
  5. Demonstrates ability to be a productive member of a high performing team.
  6. Provides timely and appropriate response to internal and external customer needs.
  7. Participates in meetings and quality assurance and program improvement activities as required and necessary.
  8. Assists with new orientation of new staff as assigned.
  9. Offers suggestions to improve policies, procedures and services in appropriate manner and time.
  10. Demonstrates understanding of HIPAA Privacy Standards and related organization policies.
  11. Demonstrates understanding and compliance with organization policies, including but not limited to documentation, continuing education, attendance/work schedules and required HR documentation, state and federal policies and procedures, laws and regulations.

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Job Title: Admissions Charge RN
Reports to: Director of Admissions and Transportation
Location: 4141 University Center Drive Las Vegas, NV 89119
Shift: Wednesday-Saturday 8:00am-6:30pm PST

Job Summary:

The Admissions Charge Registered Nurse provides outstanding patient care based upon the nursing process; assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.  Oversees and guides employees that are under his/her supervision including LPNs and CNAs. The charge nurse will create an environment that promotes excellence in practice and interpersonal communication. Project positive role modeling behavior and focuses on achieving organizational, departmental goals and outcomes.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a school of Nursing.
  • Hospice and/or home health experience preferred.

Required Licensure and Certification:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • RNs working in Admissions must also be a licensed driver and possess an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements and is in good working order. Must maintain a clean driving record.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Certification preferred.

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