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WesleyLife Hospice Director in Urbandale, Iowa


Learn more about how WesleyLife is revolutionizing the experience of aging here ( !

In addition to the competitive compensation you’d expect, WesleyLife offers true flexibility. You don’t want to work all the time, and we don’t want you to! In addition, our locations are filled with team members who have one another’s backs and leaders who genuinely care about each team member as a person.

We’re committed to creating the best work experience you’ve ever had. Why not give us a look today?


  • The pay range for this position is $92,230 - $117,580 / year. The starting pay rate will be based on years of experience.

  • Daily Pay: Use this free app to access your wages before payday to handle unexpected expenses.

Health and Financial Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package: Including free single health insurance , vision and dental insurance, and 401(k).

  • Extremely generous paid time off.

  • Scholarship reimbursement: Up to $3,000/year for educational pursuits.

  • Tuition reimbursement: Up to $1,500/year for furthering your education.

  • Wellness incentives: Free wellness membership and cash incentives for staying healthy.

  • Educational discounts: Enjoy an 18% discount at Purdue University Global.

Additional Perks:

  • Referral bonus program: Earn bonuses for referring qualified candidates.

  • Voluntary benefits: Life, accident, and critical illness coverage available.

At WesleyLife, we believe everyone deserves the chance to live a life of growth, meaning, and joy, regardless of their circumstances. This philosophy applies to both those we serve and our team members. We aim to help you wake up with optimism, realize your limitless potential, and find joy in your work, which is essential to a joyous life. We seek candidates who prioritize joy in their daily work. Whether you're in a clinical, hospitality, or administrative role, WesleyLife offers opportunities to create joy for yourself and those you serve.

A Typical Day for the Director of Hospice with WesleyLife at Home:

Strategic Planning and Implementation

  • Establish strategic direction and implement plans focusing on quality, compliance, and financial goals in collaboration with senior leadership.

  • Continuously evaluate satisfaction, quality, and performance, implementing efficiency processes.

  • Partner with the sales team to identify growth opportunities and conduct marketing activities.

Quality and Compliance

  • Ensure the department meets regulatory requirements, laws, policies, and ethical standards.

  • Conduct and manage quality assurance surveys.

  • Collaborate with other departments to meet patient needs and develop staffing models, quality practices, and compliance standards.

  • Complete regulatory information and licensure applications on time.

Patient and Market Focus

  • Drive patient satisfaction and market positioning through quality, innovation, and patient experience.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with referral sources to support business growth.

  • Integrate WesleyLife services within the community and maintain professional relationships.

Team Management and Development

  • Oversee compliance and daily clinical/operational activities, delegating tasks to direct reports.

  • Recognize and celebrate team and individual successes, ensuring consistent communication.

  • Manage and lead the hospice team, ensuring proper training and clear role definitions.

Operational Management

  • Develop and manage budgets, measuring care effectiveness and service quality.

  • Manage emergencies professionally, ensuring qualified team oversight during absences.

  • Perform on-call duties and travel as needed for client visits.

  • Serve on the Hospice Advisory Council and engage in community functions.

  • Complete other assigned duties and maintain regular attendance.

WesleyLife has been certified as one of 2023's Great Places to Work! (

With a legacy spanning 76 years, WesleyLife has established an esteemed reputation for excellence, recognized across the Midwest as transforming the aging experience. Committed to health and well-being, WesleyLife's networks offer a comprehensive range of services, encompassing brick and mortar Communities for Healthy Living alongside home health, hospice, personal services, adult day programs, transportation, and home-delivered meals.

As recipients of the 'Great Places to Work' certification for the sixth consecutive year in 2023, we take immense pride in our vibrant and positive workplace culture. We actively foster growth and development, dedicated to nurturing your professional journey.

About WesleyLife: (

Only qualified candidates will be contacted to move to the next step of the hiring process. Unfortunately, WesleyLife will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

WesleyLife believes in the value of diversity within our workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Because of our commitment to your health and well-being, you will be required to successfully complete a pre-hire health assessment, and drug screen.




  • Bachelors or better in Health Administration

  • Bachelors or better in Nursing



  • 3 years: A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience is required

  • 5 years: 5 years of previous hospice (preferably home hospice) experience is required

  • Ability to pass a pre-hire background check, pre-employment health assessment, and drug screen

  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, valid insurance, and clean driving record


  • Experience in operational, strategic, and budgetary planning and implementation

  • Business development experience with demonstrable success as shown through census/revenue growth