901 Jones Road | Springdale, AR 72762
1201 NE Legacy Parkway | Bentonville, AR 72712
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Director of Business Development for Circle of Life Hospice

Find the connection between your compassion, expertise and exceptional community care with hospice leader, Circle of Life. Passionate about making a difference in the lives of others on an everyday basis, we foster a culture of compassion and collaboration. As Northwest Arkansas’ premiere hospice provider, we operate two beautiful inpatient hospice care facilities and offer outpatient hospice services for Benton, Washington, Madison, and Carroll counties. Circle of Life is the largest and most respected hospice in the area, serving the region as a top not-for-profit organization for more than 26 years.

Experience the Rewards You Would Expect of an Industry Leader.

Inspiring contributions … Outstanding Compensation…Competitive Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision: As a healthcare leader, we know how important it is to have good coverage. Employees can tailor the right combination of plans to fit their needs.
  • Flexible spending account: We offer flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care. Employees can use this benefit to build up savings for eligible expenses.
  • Generous time-off plans: Eligible employees enjoy generous personal time.
  • 403(b) plan: Circle of Life provides a 403(b) plan with match.

Email Your Resume Today to careers@nwacircleoflife.org or and Enjoy Your Career for Years to Come.

Division/Department:  Business Development

Job title:  Director of Business Development

Reports to:  Chief Executive Officer

Marketing and Communications Manager
Admissions Team
Nurse Liaisons
Account Executives
Work Conditions: Requires
transportation outside the office using personal vehicle.
Physical Requirements: Ability
to communicate in person and over the telephone; ability to operate standard
office equipment and lift up to 25 pounds. Walking, standing, sitting,
pushing, pulling, bending and lifting up to 25 lbs.

Position Type: Full-time Exempt

General Description:   
The Director of Business Development leads the organization’s
growth strategy, and outreach efforts. This position oversees the execution
of the business development and marketing plans.
This position supervises functions including Marketing,
Outreach, and Admissions in the planning, organizing, and directing of
referral and admission services in accordance with current standards and
regulations so that the highest degree of quality care is provided at all

Job Responsibilities:
Hires, directs, trains and
supervises the Marketing, Outreach and Admissions team for the organizationCoaches employees to overcome
objections and collaboratively work toward growth goalsEstablishes and maintains a
positive working relationship with referral sources, patients, families,
healthcare professionals, and the community at large to bring a greater
understanding of the hospice philosophy and support to all patients and
families who desire our careOversees the referral to
admissions process to achieve growth goalsUnderstand the demographic and
market analyses of existing and future markets to maximize business
development approachesUnderstands key drivers of
revenue, admissions and length of stay and designs strategies to achieve
organizational growth goalsAssist in the evaluation and
development of collateral materials including print, media and on-line
advertising to be current and to meet market standardsLives the Mission, strives to
achieve the Vision and exemplifies the Core Values of the organization.

The Director of Business Development
reports to the CEO to ensure growth, marketing and outreach initiatives are
carried out and is responsible for growing inpatient and outpatient census.
Manages, trains and develops Business Development Team. Serves as a member of
the organization’s Management Team.
The Director of Business
Development is also responsible for helping to create an environment
and culture that enables the organization to fulfill their mission by meeting
or exceeding goals, conveying the organization’s mission, holding staff
accountable for performance, and motivating staff to continuously improve

Job Requirements/Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or
Health Sciences related field preferred. Graduate degree preferred but not
requiredThree years healthcare sales management experience with
demonstrated successProven history of achieving or exceeding patient census growth
goalsKnowledge of current hospice criteria, Medicare, Medicaid, State
and Federal regulations Thorough understanding of the healthcare market and referral
sources Experience in developing new market presence, building business,
and cultivating relationshipsManagement and leadership skills needed include, team building,
communication, budget administration, coaching/mentoring others, negotiation,
and conflict management Ability to work collaboratively with senior and organization
leaders to achieve common goals Must have exceptional interpersonal and customer services skills
Must be able to demonstrate problem-solving abilities and have
excellent telephone, interpersonal and written communication skillsStrong commitment to teamwork and customer service, both
internally and externally, is required

Contact Information

901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762

1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR 72712



Words of Thanks

  • Thank you so much for caring for our wonderful friends and families. Keep up the great work. We appreciate you so very much.
  • I just wanted to thank you so much for your help and kindness during my father's last days. You and your staff made a difficult situation so much easier for all involved. My family and I deeply appreciate all that you did for us.
  • Many thanks for the good care you gave our loved one.
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  • Many thanks to all of you for the wonderful thoughtfulness, care and kindness for our friend and his family in his final days.