Jean Hunn

Senior Vice President of Operations, California

Jean Hunn

Jean Hunn is senior vice president of operations for VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care.

Since assuming the role of senior VPO in 2018, Jean has overseen operations in VITAS programs throughout California, including East Bay-Oakland, Inland Empire, Orange County, Coastal Cities, San Diego, San Gabriel Cities, Los Angeles and Ventura County, San Francisco, and Sacramento.

Jean is an accomplished healthcare administrator and brings more than 25 years of experience to her position. Prior to joining VITAS, she served as administrator/director for Citrus Valley Health Partners, responsible for the community-based palliative care program, hospice and home health programs, and a skilled nursing facility in West Covina, California. Before that, she served as president and COO for CareLink, LLC, and Health Essentials. Jean also has experience in hospice as regional vice president for Odyssey Healthcare.

Jean earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing from California State University in Fullerton, California, and master’s degree in public administration and health care services from the University of San Francisco.

She is a licensed nursing home administrator and actively serves on the Public Policy Committee for California Hospice and Palliative Care Association.