Hospice of Davidson County Careers

Careers

Careers Available At Hospice of Davidson County

For an incredibly rewarding career where the sole focus is the care of our patients, consider applying to Hospice of Davidson County.

We’re always on the lookout for top talent in a variety of fields. From social workers to nurses, our needs changes frequently, so please check back often to learn when positions become available.

Many of our positions require travel to people’s homes, while others are based on the Hospice of Davidson County Campus, which is easily accessible on Hwy 64 just outside of Lexington. 

Look at our video to the right to get an understanding of what it is like to work with patients at Hospice of Davidson County. 

Nursing Careers At Hospice of Davidson County.
  • CNA - Hinkle Hospice House, 12-hour shifts

    CNA – Hinkle Hospice House, Thu/Fri/Sat, 6:45 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Performs specific direct patient care duties of a Certified Nursing Assistant as outlined by the Nurse Aide Registry Act and assigned by licensed nursing staff of Hospice. Completes documentation of patient care and treatment per HHH policy. Reports all unusual conditions or reactions to the patient’s primary nurse and/or Director of Clinical Services. Provides excellent customer service. Protects patient confidentiality at all times. Perform other related duties as as-signed.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completion of certificate program in nursing care from an accredited training program with current listing as CNA-I or CNA-2
    • Six months to one year experience preferred
    • Ability to work with the team concept of patient/family care outside a hospital setting
    • Ability to work interdependently
    • Must be physically capable of providing patient care in various institutional settings to include supporting, moving, and lifting adult patients, and lifting equipment and supplies
    • Must be able to interact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under a variety of circumstances
    • Regular, reliable attendance is essential

    EOE

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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House, Full-time, 12-hour shifts

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House, Full-time, 6:45 p.m. – 7:15 a.m.

    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 a registered nurse with the NC Board of Nursing
    • 1-2 years nursing experience, preferably in a hospice setting
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred

    EOE

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  • On-call Nurse, Home Care (Nights)

    On-call Nurse, Home Care (Nights) – Week One:  Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.; Week Two:  Monday-Thursday,5:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The applicant should have a strong knowledge of the hospice philosophy of care, be self-motivated and able to communicate and collaborate cohesively with patients and families as well as the interdisciplinary team (IDT).  The ideal candidate should be able to evaluate the patient/family needs, symptoms, and total condition in order to provide optimal symptom management and support.  The 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, triaging after hours phone calls promptly, coordinating with back-up call nurse and delegating calls and visits as needed during high call volume times, complete on-call admissions when assigned, provide holiday on-call coverage as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Licensed as a registered nurse with the NC Board of Nursing
    • 1-2 years nursing experience, preferably in a hospice 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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  • RN Case Manager, Home Care

    Case Manager (RN or LPN), Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Provide skilled nursing care the patient’s home or facility environment.  The applicant should have a strong knowledge of hospice, be self-motivated and 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, and exhibiting expert end-of-life care. Commitment to excellence required.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    EOE

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  • Physician, PRN

    PRN Hospice Physician

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Hospice Physician will have general responsibility for the medical care of the hospice patients in all settings.  The Hospice physician may serve as a consultant to the attending physician at the request of the patient, family or attending physician.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must have a Doctorate of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree with a license to practice in the state of North Carolina.
    • Must have at least two years of experience in a medical specialty dealing with terminally ill patients, such as oncology or geriatrics, and with demonstrated experience in the principles of pain and symptom management
    • Board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) approved board examination, an osteopathic medicine equivalent, or the equivalent from another country preferred.
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative medicine from the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (ABHPM) and/or Hospice Medical Director Certification preferred.

    EOE

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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient Unit, Part-time, Days

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient Unit, Part-time, Days (two days/week TBD), 6:45 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.

    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
    • Hospice & Palliative Care Certification highly desirable

    EOE

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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient Unit, Part-time, Nights

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient Unit, Part-time, Thu/Fri Nights, 6:45 p.m. – 7:15 a.m.

    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
    • Hospice & Palliative Care Certification highly desirable

    EOE

    Click here to apply.

  • Home Care & Hinkle Hospice House CNA - PRN

    CNA, PRN (Home Care & Hinkle Hospice House)

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Performs specific direct patient care duties of  a Certified Nursing Assistant as outlined by the Nurse Aide Registry  Act and assigned by Hospice licensed nurse. Completes documentation of patient care and treatment per Home Care policy. Reports all unusual conditions or reactions to the patient’s primary nurse and/or Director of Clinical Services.  Provides excellent customer service. Protects patient confidentiality at all times.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Completion of certificate program in nursing care from an accredited training program with current listing as CNA-I or CNA-2.
    • Six months to one year experience preferred.
    • Ability to work with the team concept of patient/family care outside a hospital setting.
    • Ability to work interdependently.
    • Must maintain current unrestricted NC Driver License and minimum automobile liability insurance for the duration of employment.
    • Must be physically capable of providing patient care in patient’s homes and various institutional settings to include supporting, moving, and lifting adult patients, and lifting equipment and supplies.
    • Must be able to interact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under a variety of circumstances.
    • Regular, reliable attendance is essential.

    EOE

    Click here to apply.

  • Home Care & Hinkle Hospice House RN - PRN

    Home Care & Hinkle Hospice House RN – PRN hours available

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Overview of Position Duties for Home Care:  Provide skilled nursing care the patient’s home or facility environment.  The applicant should have a strong knowledge of hospice, be self-motivated and 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.

     

    Overview of Position Duties for HHH: Responsible for providing skilled nursing care to the terminally ill patients in the Hinkle 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.

    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.