Clinical Manager, Palliative Care

Clinical Manager, Palliative Care

WVH is hiring a Clinical Manager for our Palliative Care department. The Clinical Manager will be responsible for supervising the palliative clinical team including nurses, social workers, and a community coordinator. The position works closely with other managers, insurance case managers, the palliative care medical director/physician, nurse practitioner, admissions department, palliative care interdisciplinary team members, community physicians, community service providers to ensure high quality coordination of patient care and effective teamwork.

The Clinical Manager, Palliative Care will be comfortable in a changing and dynamic work environment, and meet growing business challenges with a positive attitude and strong work ethic.


  • Organizes, implements, and manages the Palliative clinical process of the agency
  • Serves as facilitator of the interdisciplinary care conference to ensure timely updates to the comprehensive assessment and plan of care coordinated among the IDG team members
  • Develops, implements and ensures conformance to agency policies, professional standards of practice, federal and state regulations and accreditation agency standards
  • Supports the agency’s values, mission and goals and demonstrates this through the design and implementation of work activities
  • Creates a work environment that reflects a positive atmosphere, promotes employee satisfaction and competence, and displays strong evidence of teamwork that promotes quality outcomes and customer satisfaction
  • Communicates in an effective, accurate, and respectful manner
  • Creates and maintains an environment where diversity is encouraged and honored
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director
  • Supervises both clinical and non-clinical staff


  • Must be registered nurse with a degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Must have at least five years of clinical experience part of which at least two years has been community based.
  • Preferred palliative care experience.
  • Two years of supervisory experience with exempt and non-exempt employees required.
  • Ability to function in high stress situations and manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of non-profit management, CHAP standards, state hospice licensure rules, and quality management/review process.
  • Effective time-management skills.
  • Must have current Oregon driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Prefer certification in hospice and palliative care

Our Commitment to Our Staff

  • A challenging and rewarding career with autonomy, flexibility, and the ability to manage your own schedule throughout your work day
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Comprehensive, 4-6 week orientation
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Reimbursement for Hospice and Palliative Care RN certification
  • Tuition reimbursement program available

To apply

Complete and submit a Willamette Valley Hospice application, found here. As a first step, resumes can be submitted to Interviews will be scheduled concurrent with posting.

Application is available at

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Willamette Valley Hospice. We provide rewarding careers for passionate, caring, and experienced employees. Together, we work toward our shared mission to “change the end of life experience…” We believe that everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief deserves access to the best personalized and compassionate care available, and the team at Willamette Valley Hospice strives to provide such care.

Willamette Valley Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified and legally eligible to work candidates are encouraged to apply.