Hospice Director Receives Hospice and Palliative Care Certification

MACON, Ga. – Jacquita White Blount, executive director of the Compassus program serving Macon, Georgia, recently achieved designation as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Administrator (CHPCA®). The certification is administered by the Hospice and Palliative Care Credentialing Center, an organization that provides specialty certification to health care professionals including advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses and hospice and palliative care administrators.


White Blount has more than 20 years of experience in hospice serving in executive director and senior management positions. As executive director for Compassus – Macon, she oversees day-to-day operations of the hospice program and leads teams of affiliated physicians, medical professionals, social workers, volunteers and other specialists to deliver the highest quality care.


“I am humbled and grateful to Compassus for encouraging me to pursue this certification,” said White Blount. “To provide the highest level of hospice and palliative care to our patients, it is imperative we continue to challenge ourselves and our peers to stay engaged with industry standards and developments. I am fortunate to be part of a team that values professional development and sees its impact on quality of care.”


The CHPCA certification covers topics related to effective management of a health care facility including leadership and ethics, operations, fiscal management, human resource management, quality management, community outreach and advocacy, and organizational integrity and compliance.


For information about Compassus – Macon, please visit Compassus.com/locations/georgia__macon or call (478) 321-9070.