Hospice of Davidson County Careers

Careers

We’re always on the lookout for top talent in a variety of fields. Please check back often to learn when positions become available.

Careers Available At Hospice of Davidson County

  • Registered Nurse - Hinkle Hospice House In-patient Unit

    RN, Week 1- Mon/Tue/Wed 6:45a-7:15p, Week 2 – Mon/Tue 6:45a-7:15p

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Responsible for providing skilled nursing care to the terminally ill patients in the Hinkle Hospice House. Responsibilities include assessing the needs of the patient and providing and documenting patient care in a caring and compassionate manner. Provides emotional support, accepts the patient’s life style, provides active listening, and supports individual coping mechanisms. Exhibits expert end-of-life care and provides supervision to Hospice Aides (CNA). Commitment to excellence required.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed as an Registered Nurse with the NC Board of Nursing
    • 1-2 years of nursing experience preferably in a hospice setting
    • Current CPR certification
    • CHPN highly desireable

    EOE

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  • Social Worker - Hinkle Hospice House, Mon-Fri

    Social Worker – Hinkle Hospice House, Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Works collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team; provides medical social work and counseling to patients and families; assesses the role of family systems, family dynamics, and any emotional/mental disorders that may interfere with coping skills and addresses appropriately; acts as liaison with other community resources and assists staff and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors affecting a patient and family during illness and grief.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • MSW degree in Social Work or MA in Professional Counseling and 1-2 years experience in a healthcare setting
    • LCSW-A , LPCAor LCSW Preferred
    • Able to work independently
    • Available for some night and weekend duty

    EOE

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  • HOME CARE: RN - PRN

    HOME CARE:  Case Manager, RN – PRN hours available 8a to 5p Mon-Fri

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Provide skilled nursing care in the patient’s home or facility environment. The applicant should have a strong knowledge of hospice, be self-motivated, and be able to communicate and collaborate cohesively with patients and families as well as interdisciplinary team (IDT).  Applicant should be able to teach and counsel the patient/family about disease process, medication management and provision of care for the patient.  Other responsibilities include, assessing the needs of the patient/family, providing direct patient care, exhibiting expert end-of-life care and supervision of Hospice Aides (CNA). Commitment to Excellence Required.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the NC Board of Nursing
    • 1-2 years nursing experience, preferably in a hospice/facility setting
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred
    • Valid North Carolina driver’s license
    • Travel primarily in Davidson County required

    EOE

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  • Volunteer Services Team Leader

    Volunteer Services Team Leader, Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Volunteer Services Team Leader is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising all volunteers, overseeing the volunteer program, ensuring the program meets required standards, and assisting with/speaking at engagements driven toward volunteer recruitment.  This position must work interdependently and be able to communication effectively with staff, patient/families, volunteers and community agencies.  The Volunteer Team Leader maintains regular contact with and provides support for volunteers in order to encourage participate, to stimulate a spirit of concern and cooperation, and to continually strive to improve services.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associate degree in business, baccalaureate degree in social work, human resources, psychology, sociology or other business field preferred.
    • Ability to work with the team concept of patient/family care and to react to crisis situations independently and outside a hospital setting.
    • Ability to work interdependently.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, patient/families, volunteers, and community agencies.
    • Skills in recruiting, organizing, motivating, and supervising volunteers.
    • Current unrestricted North Carolina driver’s license and minimum automobile liability insurance for the duration of employment.
    • Available for night and weekend duty when appropriate.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to board and staff, patient/families, and to large groups.
    • Ability to communicate effectively via email, letters and other forms of communication.
    • Able to interact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under a variety of circumstances.
    • Commitment to the Hospice concept and standards.

    EOE

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  • Social Worker - Hinkle Hospice House, Mon-Fri

    Social Worker – Hinkle Hospice House, Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Works collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team; provides medical social work and counseling to patients and families; assesses the role of family systems, family dynamics, and any emotional/mental disorders that may interfere with coping skills and addresses appropriately; acts as liaison with other community resources and assists staff and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors affecting a patient and family during illness and grief.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • MSW degree in Social Work or MA in Professional Counseling and 1-2 years experience in a healthcare setting
    • LCSW-A , LPCAor LCSW Preferred
    • Able to work independently
    • Available for some night and weekend duty

    EOE

    Click here to apply.

  • HOME CARE: RN - PRN

    HOME CARE:  Case Manager, RN – PRN hours available 8a to 5p Mon-Fri

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Provide skilled nursing care in the patient’s home or facility environment. The applicant should have a strong knowledge of hospice, be self-motivated, and be able to communicate and collaborate cohesively with patients and families as well as interdisciplinary team (IDT).  Applicant should be able to teach and counsel the patient/family about disease process, medication management and provision of care for the patient.  Other responsibilities include, assessing the needs of the patient/family, providing direct patient care, exhibiting expert end-of-life care and supervision of Hospice Aides (CNA). Commitment to Excellence Required.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the NC Board of Nursing
    • 1-2 years nursing experience, preferably in a hospice/facility setting
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred
    • Valid North Carolina driver’s license
    • Travel primarily in Davidson County required

    EOE

    Click here to apply.

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice is a specialized type of health care that is delivered by our own physicians, nurses, Hospice aides and social workers. Many patients and families also choose to include additional team members such as a spiritual counselor, grief counselor, and a volunteer.