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Home Care of the Grand Valley Careers

Job Title

Chief Executive Officer

Reports to

Board of Directors



Job Summary

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies to stay at the forefront of health care in our community.

Duties to include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Establishing Home Care credibility throughout the organization, with the Board and the community as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges
  • Providing visionary leadership and effective business management to ensure that the mission and core values of the organization are put into practice
  • Driving the Company to achieve and surpass census, quality service, profitability, cash flow, compliance with laws, regulations, business goals and objectives
  • Spearheading the development, communication, and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes
  • Collaborating with the Executive Management Team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to meet home health care needs in the community
  • Motivating and leading a high-performance management team; attracting, recruiting, and retaining required members of the executive team; providing mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program
  • Developing and promoting positive relationships with employees, clients and community partners; representing the Company with clients, business partners, key community members, and the general public
  • Assisting, as required, in raising additional capital to enable the Company to meet census, quality, growth, and market share objectives
  • Fostering a success-oriented, accountable, caring team environment within the Company
  • Maintaining responsibility in the areas of 1) interviewing, hiring and training employees, 2) planning, assigning and directing work, 3) appraising performance, 4) rewarding and disciplining employees, and 5) addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Performing other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, business or related field or commensurate experience (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • 3 to 5 years of progressive experience as CEO or strong experience as COO/VP Director-level in managing one or more major Home Care business functions (e.g., operations, business development, etc.)
  • Compassionate interpersonal  skills to build an effective, caring team
  • Persuasion and negotiation skills to deal with internal and external business relations
  • Business management skills to successfully perform the planning, budgeting, directing, reporting, and financial responsibilities of this position
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry and industry-related trends and forecasts, regulatory standards, and legislative agendas, including experience with surveyors and accreditation agencies.
  • Analytical Skills: Synthesize complex or diverse information
  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner as well as skillfully gather and analyze information
  • Technology Skills: Experience with technologies commonly used in home care industry, meeting, presentation and business environments. Evaluate the role of new technology to improve communication, processes and outcomes.
  • Communication: Speak confidently and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrate group presentation skills, and conduct productive meetings, active listening skills
  • Delegation: Delegate work assignments, give authority to work independently, set expectations, and monitor delegated activities
  • Leadership: Inspire and motivate others to perform well and accept feedback from others.
  • Vision: Demonstrates vision, drive, determination, and passion for the home health industry
  • Management Skills: Involves staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating, and process improvement; be available to staff; provide regular performance feedback; and develop subordinates’ skills and encourages growth
  • Quality Management: Explore ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; and maintain compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Judgment: Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; and make timely decisions
  • Planning and Organization: Prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; and develop realistic action plans with accountability for implementation
  • Safety and Security: Observe safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly

Working Conditions:

  • Subject to inside environmental conditions
  • Subject to occasional exposure to hazards associated with blood and potentially infectious material
  • Subject to occasional exposure to hazardous substance and hazardous waste

Possible Job Modifications/Accommodations:

  • May sit on stool for countertop work if standing is a limitation
  • May dictate information if writing is a limitation
  • May use a reaching tool or step stool if reaching overhead is a limitation
  • Home Care of the Grand Valley does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or other protected classification, in admissions, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.

Physical Requirements for Office Positions:

  • Non-Strenuous Work - exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force infrequently (i.e. up to 1/10 of the time), and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force infrequently (1/10 of the time) to move objects. Occasional walking and standing.
  • Standing and Walking – must stand/ walk occasionally and intermittently to accomplish tasks. May also choose to stand while completing clerical duties.
  • Lifting – must occasionally raise objects, from a lower to a higher position or move objects, horizontally from position to position.
  • Pushing and Pulling – must occasionally use upper extremities to push and/or pull objects, in a sustained motion
  • Climbing – may infrequently climb into and out of a car. Must occasionally ascend and descend stairs, uneven surfaces, or obstacles which may not be handicap accessible.
  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching – must occasionally stoop, kneel, or crouch during the performance of daily work activities.
  • Balancing – must maintain balance which is necessary for ordinary locomotion and body equilibrium.
  • Sitting – must sit frequently while completing clerical duties.
  • Reaching – must occasionally reach during the performance of daily work activities
  • Fingering/Grasping – must occasionally finger and/or grasp objects, during the performance of daily work activities.
  • Feeling – sense of touch not required in order to perform daily work activities.
  • Talking – must frequently exchange information in person and on the telephone to patients, doctors, family members, and co-workers by means of spoken word.
  • Repetitive Motions – must occasionally use upper and/or lower extremities in a repetitive motion, including keyboarding, writing, and filing.
  • Sensory Needs – must possess those senses necessary for communication, and performance of daily work activities, including sight and hearing.

If you have read the above job description and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations, you are encouraged to apply.

Please mail or email your resume to:

Home Care of the Grand Valley
Attn:  Board of Directors
PO Box 2358
Grand Junction, CO  81502

Home Care of the Grand Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We look for employees who are knowledgeable, highly-skilled and diverse, and who share our commitment to standards of excellence and quality outcomes. We require that all candidates pass a criminal background check.


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