- 5005 Bowling St
- Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 Directions
- 5005 Bowling St
Primary Services:Hospice Care
At Compassus, our mission is serving terminally ill patients and their families with compassion, integrity, and excellence. Our promise is to provide 24/7 care to meet your family’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs during one of life’s most intimate and challenging moments.
- Bereavement counseling
- Day-to-day medical care
- Pain and symptom management
- Spiritual outreach
- Music therapy
- Massage therapy
As director of clinical services for Compassus – Cedar Rapids, Valerie Campbell provides end-of-life care that supports patients’ individual preferences and needs.
Patricia Christy BSN RN CHPCA is Executive Director for our Eastern Iowa Program overseeing operations in 28 counties in Eastern Iowa. Patricia is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Nursing where she earned her BSN in 1989. Previously she received her Diploma in Nursing through the Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing in 1974. Patricia has been an active leader in hospice, home care, oncology and holistic nursing for over 42 years. She is one of the Great Iowa Nurses from its inaugural year in 2005 and has current and past certifications in Oncology Nursing, Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing both clinically as well as administratively, Holistic Nursing, and Integrative Therapies including Aromatherapy and Reiki. Patricia is married and has 6 children, 10 grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Her personal passions (other than family) include gardening, herbalism and social justice.
Medical Director, Cedar Rapids / Washington Teams
Dr. Scott Piper MD graduated with his MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine after completing his undergraduate work in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Iowa. Dr. Piper started his own practice, Piper Family Medicine PC, in 2012, to spend more time with his patients listening, learning and working with them to achieve better care. Dr. Piper has five years of experience as a hospice medical director and six years of experience as a medical director for long term care facilities. He is married with five children ages 9 to 17. He enjoys Jazz music and being a Dad. His professional passions are End of Life Care and improving chronic illness to maximize patient quality of life.