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RN Clinical Director – Palliative Care

Casa de la Luz Palliative Care - Tucson AZ

This is a Full-time position in Tucson, AZ posted May 25, 2023.

Company Overview:

We are hiring for a Palliative Care RN Clinical Director. 


At Casa de la Luz Palliative Care, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people. 


​We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!​

  • employee wellness programs
  • flexibility for true work-life balance 
  • holidays & paid time off 
  • continuing education & career growth opportunities
  • company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals 

​Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!

Essential Functions:

The Palliative Care Clinical Director is responsible for the operational leadership, supervision, provision, and documentation of the palliative care interdisciplinary team in accordance to Federal and State regulations. The Clinical Director will provide clinical leadership in conjunction with and under the auspices of the palliative care service medical director to achieve consistent high-quality patient care, outcomes, and satisfaction.

  • Manages day-to-day operations of palliative care consult service and acts as driver for the care management process by coordinating all aspects of the referral process, including addressing issues or inquiries promptly with appropriate information, strategies, and follow-up.
  • Ensures operating metrics are generated accurately through timely entry of referrals, completion of visit notes, and transfer/discharge workflow.
  • Responsible for facilitating daily adequate communication of patient care needs with clinical staff, administrative support, and physicians as needed.
  • Coordinates attendance and facilitates scheduling of IDG meetings at least every 14 days to ensure team communication, collaboration, and documentation.
  • Ensures the review, accuracy, and maintenance of relevant clinical notes, documentation, referral information, discharge information, and event reporting; reports any identified need/issues to Hospice Executive Director, Palliative Care Program Director, Physician, Nurse Practitioner and interdisciplinary team as appropriate

Education & Experience:

  • 2+ years clinical experience preferably in hospice and/or palliative care. Hospice palliative care certification preferred.
  • Previous experience working and collaborating in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Knowledge of palliative care and ability to communicate professionally with referral sources, healthcare partners, and colleagues concerning disease trajectory, clinical assessment, and appropriate intervention in a variety of arenas of care, such as palliative care and advanced illness management, including but not limited to physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.
  • Understands and supports the role of the nurse practitioner in the palliative care/hospice environment and able to address concerns/issues with the medical director.
  • Experience in areas of leadership, finance, budget, community resources, quality outcomes, customer service, growth, and team building preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to problem solve independently with colleagues and customers; exhibits sound judgment.
  • Experience in managing office staff, clinical professionals, and providers.
  • Able to balance work load and prioritize multiple tasks on a daily basis while maintaining positive affect and demeanor of servant leadership.
  • Able to shift focus easily throughout the work day and handle sensitive issues with thoughtful regard and prioritization of action/outcome.


License Requirements

  • Active RN licensure in state of practice
  • Current CPR, driver’s license, valid vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation

LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.


Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.


Casa de la Luz Palliative Care is part of the LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: “It’s all about helping people.”