Clinical Director for Hospice in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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Job Description

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work!

MorseLife Health System is now seeking a Clinical Director of Hospice! We invite you to be part of one of the Best Places to work for according to the South Florida Business Journal!


Clinical Director for Hospice


The Clinical Director of Hospice is to oversee, manage, and supervise the hospice interdisciplinary team. Demonstrates knowledge of and commitment to organization’s mission, culture, fiscal, customer service and management principles.  Also represents hospice to hospitals, medical community and external providers.  Demonstrates knowledge of Human Resources related to employees and policies.

This position will report to the Director of Operations for Hospice and have dotted line accountability to the Hospice Steering Committee.


How to make an impact:

  • Maintains open communication and networking with other hospice offices. Coordinates cross coverage as needed.
  • Assists with consultation and coordination of services involving any agency providers, nursing facilities and/or physicians.

  • Provides management and leadership of a hospice team.
  • Coordinates and supervises all clinical staff in relation to program and clinical services. Participates in the selection, orientation and evaluation of clinical staff.

  • Oversees case assignments for team.

  • Provides direct patient and family care as appropriate and may include supervised home visits with staff members.

  • Facilitates or oversees the facilitation of care conferences for team. Provides assistance to the team in identification and resolution of problems and concerns in patient/family care and in the plan of care.

  • Provides clinical guidance/education through team and staff meetings. Provides consultation to all team members related to specific patient/family care needs.

  • Assists in staff development and educational programs for the team.

  • Assists in the coordination of volunteers and volunteer training.

  • Oversees continuing compliance with internal and external regulatory standards including Medicare, Medicaid, licensure, CHAP, corporate compliance and agency policies/procedures.

  • Possesses a thorough understanding of Medicare hospice regulations and other regulatory hospice requirements as it relates internally and to all external relationships.

  • Coordinates the QAPI process pertinent to hospice service; focus on Quality Scores and Public Reporting.

  • Participates in public relations, community outreach and promotion of hospice.

  • Assists with all survey preparation and coordination.

  • Responsible for team’s required documentation.

  • Collaboration with Centralized Medical Records for oversight of clinical records.

  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility for the team budget through the judicious allocation and monitoring use of resources. Reviews variance reports.

  • Demonstrates and promotes positive customer service responsiveness internally and externally according to agency standards.

  • Participates in on-call as assigned.

  • Serves on committees as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Hospice/Palliative Care experience preferred.
  • Valid State of Florida RN License with Bachelor Degree preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state/federal regulations and industry standards
  • Strong Administration skills as well as computer/software abilities
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience including at least 3 years in a managerial role within a hospice environment


Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:


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MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place.