Director of Patient Care

Jackson, MS, USA | Full-time


The Director of Patient Care is responsible for the overall direction of hospice clinical services.  The DPC establishes, implements and evaluates goals and objectives for hospice services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy.

Nothing inspires a person more than bringing care and coordination to patients and their families who are facing end of life care.  We offer a supportive work environment where faith, excellence, compassion, respect and integrity are an essential part of our company culture.  Make a difference in patients’ lives today, as well as in your own career. Come grow with us. 

About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 and currently provides care to patients via 17 agencies throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Mississippi. We provide excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.  Be a part of the team that is transforming end of life care.

The Position:

Our Director of Patient Care will evaluate, monitor and provide guidance to the Patient Care Managers. Assists Patient Care Managers in managing clinical teams. Assists in recruitment of personnel, orientation, evaluations and terminations. Plans and implement in-services and continuing education programs. Participates in the Interdisciplinary Team meetings. Develops and maintains strong relationships with physicians and the community at large. Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of organization personnel and maintains compliance. He/she will assist the Administrator in the preparation and administration of the organization's budget to drive financial performance. The Director of Patient Care may become the acting Administrator in the absence of the Administrator.


  • Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in good standings with no restrictions in the state; Hospice and Palliative Care certification preferred.
  • Three years of management experience in a hospice or related health care organization preferred.

Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • EAP program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities


Heart of Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer