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Gentiva Director of Palliative Care - Nurse Practitioner in Nashville, Tennessee

Our Company

Empatia is a member of the Gentiva family - an industry leader in hospice, palliative, home health, and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you’ll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people’s lives every day.


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

ReqID: 2024-102817
Category: Clinical Management
Position Type: Full-Time
Company: Empatia
Type of Service: Palliative Care Only