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Executive Director | Sequoia Home Health | Milpitas, CA in Milpitas, CA at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

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Job Description

Cornerstone Healthcare, Inc. (“Cornerstone”), a leading home health and hospice provider, seeks a talented, passionate, and inspirational Executive Director to join our Sequoia Home Health & Hospice operations in Milpitas, CA. This is a unique and intensive opportunity designed for individuals seeking a career as a health care executive.

About Cornerstone Healthcare

Cornerstone is one of the most dynamic and progressive companies in the rapidly expanding home health, hospice, and home care industries. Affiliates of Cornerstone now operate 30 home health, hospice, or home health and hospice agencies across eleven Western states and we expect this growth to continue. These agencies have no corporate headquarters or traditional management hierarchy. Instead, they operate independently with support from the “Service Center,” a world-class service team that provides the centralized clinical, legal, risk management, HR, training, accounting, IT and other resources necessary to allow on-site leaders and caregivers to focus squarely on day-to-day care and business issues in their individual agencies. You can learn more about Cornerstone Healthcare, Inc. at

About the Agency

  • Are you looking for a career that is more than just a job?
  • Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of others and your community?
  • Do you want a level of independence without a “corporate headquarters” or “traditional management” hierarch?

Sound like a work community that you can thrive in?  Apply Today!  At Sequoia we deliver “Life Changing Service” - No Ifs Ands or Buts!

We work hard and we celebrate hard

We love one another and we hold each other accountable

We combine a passion for learning with intelligent risk taking

We take care of each other and we share in the ownership of our work and commitment to others

To learn more about the agency visit:

About the Opportunity

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, growth and culture of the home health and hospice agency. In addition, he/she is responsible for the employment of qualified home health and hospice personnel; is responsible for the provision of home health and hospice services directly, and the delegation to and coordination of home health and hospice personnel evaluations; is responsible for establishing standards of care to comply with federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. The Executive Director establishes, implements, and evaluates goals and objectives for home health and hospice services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy, and is responsible for the overall clinical and financial performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall financial operations of the home health/hospice agency.
  • Maintain full responsibility of the overall functions of the financial areas and cost controls, adhere to financial and accounting policies and procedure and manage expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Take action, make decisions and shape team priorities to achieve agency operational goals.
  • Ensure effective and on-going, on-the-job training of team members, evaluate, record individual and team performance, provide coaching and counseling and make appropriate developmental recommendations.
  • Establish criteria and/or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality, productivity or service.
  • Meet or exceed budgeted revenue and EBITDA on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare regulations and the agency's policies and procedures.
  • Partner with Marketer to develop approaches that best position services or ideas in the marketplace.
  • Partner with Leadership Team to develop and implement comprehensive business development plans for the agency.
  • Organize information/data to identify/explain major trends, problems and causes; Compare and combine information to identify underlying issues. Generate actions to achieve long-range goals.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and regulatory requirements through activities such as participating in State Associations and reviewing industry publications.
  • Support other Executive Directors (Cluster Partners) in peer-leadership cluster model.


  • Required to be a licensed physician, a registered nurse/nurse practitioner, or hold an undergraduate degree.
  • Experience in health services administration, with at least three (3) years of supervisory or administrative experience in home health care, or a related health care program.
  • Prior experience with budgetary responsibilities including budget development and monitoring
  • Broad knowledge of home health and hospice federal and state regulations/administration
  • Outstanding leadership, managerial skills, excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, excellent problem-solving, decision-making and assertiveness skills

Additional Information

We are committed to providing a competitive Total Rewards Package that meets our employee’s needs.

From a choice of medical, dental and vision plans to retirement savings opportunities through a 401(k), company match and various other features, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. We believe in great work and we celebrate our employees' efforts and accomplishments both locally and company-wide, recognizing people daily through our Moments of Truth Program. In addition to recognition we believe in supporting our employees' professional growth and development. We provide employees a wide range of free e-courses through our Learning Management System as well as training sessions and seminars. For more information, please go to

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Vacation Plan: Unlimited Vacation

Type: Full-Time

Location: Sequoia Home Health & Hospice - 830 Hillview Court, Ste. 225, Milpitas, CA 95035

You may send resume’s directly to Richard Lewis at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pre-employment criminal background screening required.
The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.
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