Director Clinical Services

Compassus   •  

Columbia, MO

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 164 days ago

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Job Description

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“The most rewarding thing is when you get a call back from a patient or family member saying that the nurse was wonderful and helped them through the process.”

- Nicole, Director Clinical Services

At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing the end of life. As the Director of Clinical Services you will lead a team of Interdisciplinary professionals who are taking care of patients at the bedside every day. You will coach, influence and mentor your team to strive for excellence in service and quality. For many of our team members, this is more than a career — it’s a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as the Director of Clinical Services to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.

Position Summary

As the Director of Clinical Services (DCS), you will direct and lead the interdisciplinary team, helping to meet the needs of the hospice patient and family in a manner consistent with the guidelines and policies of Compassus. Your team consists of Registered Nurses (RN), Hospice Aides (CNA), Chaplains, Social Workers and many other support functions to create a fulfilling experience for our patients and their families. You will be the hub for communication regarding patient care and will promote a positive working relationship with the family, physician, and others involved in their care.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Conduct Inter-Disciplinary Team meetings and manage all members of the team, including the scheduling, productivity monitoring, mentoring, one-on-one meetings, pay practices, timekeeping, and expense reports
  • Oversee the Registered NurseCase Manager’s development of the plan of care and direction of patient care activities
  • Ensure that the team orders the correct equipment, supplies, and medications and that the program is billed appropriately.
  • Provide in-services to contractfacilities
  • May carry caseload from time to time, due to the fluctuation in a hospice patient census


  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance

Education and Certifications

  • Registered Nurse with a minimum of three years working in healthcare is required; preferably in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health or Hospice agencies
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Experience in insurance and Medicare/Medicaid billing and reimbursement desired
  • Registered Nurse licensed in the state of employment is required, unless working in a compact state
  • Valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance