General Manager

Division/Department: Field
Supervisor: Area Vice President

Purpose: Accountable for coordinating and managing the efforts of the business-related activities of the local branch(es). To coordinate provision of home care services that reflect the philosophy and standards of American HomePatient.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Training and Abilities:

  • Successful completion of all scheduled New Employee Orientation Programs
  • Successful completion of all training requirements
  • Skills to read, write and perform both mathematics calculations and the English language effectively
  • Ability to work independently, be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to lift or carry 25 lbs
  • Ability to communicate independently and verbally with personable and effective speaking skills – excellent communications skills

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements plans to capture potential and existing markets for high technology products, oxygen therapy equipment and durable medical equipment to profitably enhance revenues and market share.
  • Carries out negotiations with hospitals and physician groups to develop contracts and joint ventures involving the sale and use of home care products and services to provide for the continued growth and profitability of the local operation.
  • Oversees the delivery of oxygen equipment and services to patients and facilities to assure effective scheduling of deliveries, patient and referring physician satisfaction and the safe operation of delivery vehicles.
  • Directs the sale and rental of durable medical equipment to ensure the efficient, profitable utilization of personnel and inventory.
  • Develops systems to assure adequate inventories are available to support the high technology product services and to assure that these inventories are secured and managed in a cost-effective manner.
  • Establishes and implements policies and procedures for the accounting and billing functions to assure the prompt documentation and collection of accounts in accordance with corporate policy and collection goals.
  • Selects, trains, evaluates and discharges personnel to provide a competent, motivated staff to maintain the functions and achieve the objectives of the organization.
  • Through training and goal-setting, develops a marketing, sales and cost-control mentality among area staff to contribute to the enhancement of market share, profits and customer satisfaction.

Auxiliary Responsibilities:

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • B.A. or B.S. degree
  • 2 years of practical experience with business operations
  • 5 years of overall general business experience with 2 years spent in management capacity
  • Adequate understanding of DME industry

Send resume to:
American HomePatient
Attn: Human Resources
5200 Maryland Way, Suite 400
Brentwood, TN 37027


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