Collinsville, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis recently appointed Metro East Native Jaye Mitchum as administrator. As administrator, Mitchum will oversee the administrative and clinical operations at Unity Hospice’s Collinsville, Ill., and St. Louis, Mo. offices.
Mitchum began her career with Unity Hospice in 2003 as a community relations representative. Several years later she was promoted to a marketing management position which eventually led to her most recent position as regional director of business development. In her previous role as a regional director, Mitchum trained the company’s sales & marketing teams about business development, relationship development and community outreach.
In her new role as administrator, Mitchum brings her management experience not only from Unity Hospice but previous work experience as well. Prior to working with Unity Hospice, she owned and managed her own wholesale jewelry and accessories business in St Louis with a show room at the Chicago Apparel Mart.
She also spent much of her working career at Mallinckrodt where she was responsible for the importation of controlled substances used in morphine derivatives and other pharmaceuticals.
“Throughout my 14 years with Unity Hospice, I have found my calling,” states Mitchum. “I am able to apply my business management skills and passion for end-of-life care in my daily work. I feel blessed to work for a company that I trust enough to care for my relatives and close friends. I look forward to continuing to service the Greater St. Louis community with the highest level of quality hospice care.”
A current resident of St. Louis, Mo., Mitchum is a native of East St. Louis, Ill. where she attended Lincoln Senior High School. Additionally, Mitchum studied business administration at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) in Edwardsville, Ill.
About Unity Hospice
Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice is a family owned and operated hospice and palliative care company committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing a life-limiting illness, those who care for them and the community. Unity Hospice offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ days comfortable, Unity Hospice provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family, in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs.