Director of Palliative Care - Nurse Practitioner
 Pensacola, FL

  • Director of Palliative Care - Nurse Practitioner

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    Emerald Coast Palliative Care


    Clinical Management

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  • Overview

    We’re looking for a Director of Palliative Care - Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

    You will report directly to the VP of Palliative Care. You will be responsible for the overall clinical and financial operations of the Palliative Care Program. May facilitate palliative care for Kindred Palliative care patients, ensuring a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan, while demonstrating excellent clinical skills and ethical, relevant judgement. Provides diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and follow up under the direction of the Palliative Medical Director (if required under State law).

    • Establish, implement, and evaluate goals and objectives for palliative care that meet and promote high standards of quality clinical care and sound financial success.

    • Meet growth and development targets, both clinically and financially, at the branch level. 

    • Manage all expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in accordance with the Company’s budget. 

    • Responsible for the employment of qualified palliative care personnel and the provision of palliative care services and the delegation and coordination of branch personnel evaluations. 

    • Establish and maintain standards of high quality care and customer service in compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines.  

    About You

    • Minimum of Masters of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, or an equivalent as allowed under state law

    • Minimum of two years Nurse Practitioner experience

    • Nurse Practitioner specialty in Family or Adult Medicine preferred

    • Able to work autonomously in an Advanced Practice Role

    • Minimum of 2 years health care administration/operations management required.

    • Prior experience with budgetary responsibilities including budget development and monitoring required.

    • Understanding of Medicare/Medicaid and Commercial insurance billing and reimbursement.

    We Offer

    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO

    • Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program

    • Competitive Salaries

    • Mileage Reimbursement

    • Professional Growth and Development Opportunities


    • This is a safety-sensitive position

    • Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits

    • Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements

    • We are proud to be an EEO employer

    • We maintain a drug-free workplace


    Emerald Coast Palliative Care