Hospice of Davidson County Careers

Careers

Careers Available at Hospice of Davidson County

Are you looking for a rewarding career with a focus on quality patient care? Are you passionate about making an impact in your community? Hospice of Davidson County is looking for highly skilled and dedicated RNs, PRNs and CNAs to fill a number of impactful positions within the organization.

Hospice of Davidson County is a non-profit, community-based hospice care provider serving residents in the greater Davidson County Community. Our teams are made up of highly skilled and mission driven healthcare providers, who constantly strive to provide the best possible care for our patients and their families.

Great Pay & Benefits

  • Competitive salary with the ability to earn incentive pay
  • Shift and weekend premiums for clinical staff
  • Medical, dental, vision, FSA, life, short-term, and long-term disability coverage
  • Retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing educational opportunities on campus in our state-of-the-art Learning Lab
  • Financial assistance with external educational opportunities and qualified certifications
  • Opportunities for leadership development within the organization

Consider Hospice of Davidson County for your next career move.
Remember:
“you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

-Wayne Gretzky

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  • Community Engagement Manager

    Community Engagement Manager

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Lead and direct all community engagement activities that benefit Hospice of Davidson County, including special events, donor cultivation, community education, and outreach programs. Identify and work with the Director of Community Relations to identify and implement opportunities for involvement between HODC and the surrounding community, including its businesses, leaders, sponsors, and participants.

    Essentials Duties & Responsibilities:

    The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned:

    This position is responsible for meeting revenue and fundraising targets for the community relations program including annual fund, leadership donor giving, and special campaigns.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Demonstrates commitment to hospice philosophy of care.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Display knowledge of budgeting process and fundraising logistics.
    • Strong public speaking skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work closely with a variety of people while effectively using problem-solving skills
    • Understanding of referral patterns and sources
    • Ability to navigate virtual programs and platforms and a strong technical skillset are required.
    • Proficiency and knowledge of MS Office software.
    • Willingness to work as a team player within the department and with other departments and operational teams
    • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional nights and weekend activities
    • Maintains a current unrestricted North Carolina driver’s license and minimum automobile liability insurance for the duration of employment

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Understands the mission of each community engagement program and plans activities to administer it appropriately
    • Ensures sponsorship proposals are created for all applicable events and manages deliverables for corporate and individual event donors
    • Leads both short and long-term planning for special events, consistent with the department’s strategic goals and work plans
    • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with representatives of the community, including local businesses, sponsors, community leaders, social and civic organizations, and prospective and active donors
    • Manages corporate donor outreach, marketing deliverables, and strategies consistent with departmental goals
    • Manages a portfolio of contacts and meets established targets for visits and contacts
    • Attends and may present at relevant community meetings; participates in relevant councils and committees
    • Assists the Director with grant research and writing as needed
    • Participates in QAPI program by collecting, evaluating, and presenting Community Relations data
    • Implements and oversees Community Education Program, including approving topics and working with internal and external resources to be sure presentation materials are created
    • Maintains personal contacts and builds relationships with local businesses, sponsors, leaders, and participants of fundraisers in the community
    • Collaborates with Digital Health Program Manager to support digital content creation for community education, marketing, and outreach efforts
    • Collaborates with the Director of Community Relations to design and implement a marketing plan to broaden existing donor and referral bases
    • Works with clinical leadership to leverage opportunities for growth through the development of sales and marketing materials
    • Supports internal and external communication needs through writing and strategy development as needed
    • Exercises appropriate planning and use of staff, volunteer and financial resources
    • Serves on community forums and internal committees as needed
    • Maintains a cooperative and collaborative relationship with all Hospice personnel that facilitates a positive practice environment and interdisciplinary philosophy of services to families
    • Represents Hospice of Davidson County to all internal and external customers with integrity and professionalism
    • Understands and adheres to the mission and advocates its philosophy
    • Acknowledges the importance of team awareness
    • Participates in Hospice staff meetings, staff development events, and educational programs
    • Adheres to budget guidelines as set by the Director of Community Relations
    • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information regarding patients and families
    • Documents customer service issues following Hospice of Davidson County policies
    • Performs job duties in accordance with all Hospice policies, procedures, and professional and community standards
    • While sustaining operations in unusual or extenuating circumstances, staff may be asked to perform duties outside of their formal job description. Staff with specialized expertise may also be asked to support newly identified operational priorities within or across departments
      • To ensure continuity in service provision and sustain the agency’s mission, Hospice of Davidson County maintains the right to realign position scope and/or reporting structure as determined by senior management whenever necessary.
    • Abides by the Hospice of Davidson County professional code of conduct.

    EDUCATION

    • Associate degree or Bachelor of Arts/Science degree preferred.
    • Experience in marketing, community relations or business development required.
    • Microsoft Office: 5+ years (Preferred)

    Competitive pay and benefits, including:

    • 403(b) matching
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Life insurance
    • Voluntary Life Insurance & AD&D
    • Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance & AD&D
    • Long Term Disability
    • Voluntary Short Term Disability
    • Paid time off

    COVID-19 Protocols:
    Employees are screened daily upon entering the workplace. Employees must wear a mask and social distance.

    EOE

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  • Executive Administrative Assistant

    Executive Administrative Assistant

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The role of the Executive Administrative Assistant Position is to support the activities of the office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board of Directors. This position is responsible for assisting the CEO in administrative duties; preparing a variety of documents and reports; receiving and screening calls; scheduling appointments; and maintaining files. This position is also responsible for preparing reports, organizing and assisting in Board of Director (BOD) meetings and serving as the recorder. The Executive Administrative Assistant provides limited support to the Director of Human Resources and agency Officers.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned:

    • Assists the CEO by providing administrative support for the management of the organization
    • Maintains high level of confidentiality and safeguards information/documents appropriately
    • With limited oversight, is able to compose, construct and develop communication materials on behalf of the CEO and senior management
    • Demonstrates a high level of proficiency in spelling, punctuation, format, and grammar
    • Maintains all hard copy and electronic archives
    • Distributes internal, external and Board communications as requested with a high level of confidentiality
    • Transcribes Board, departmental, and committee meeting notes as needed
    • Prepares agenda, agenda notebook, and comments of Board meetings
    • Coordinates distribution of Board materials; confirms attendance to meetings and working sessions
    • Schedules appointments for the CEO; maintains the CEO’s calendar of daily appointments, meetings, conferences, etc.
    • Maintains the filing system for centralized recordkeeping for all aspects of CEO and executive offices
    • Coordinates meetings, educational opportunities and site visits, as needed
    • Develops forms to support internal processes
    • Assists with scheduling and coordinating special events as authorized by CEO

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Advanced Microsoft Office technology competencies
    • Ability to handle numerous interruptions and still complete tasks in a timely manner
    • Willingness to maintain and increase professional skills and knowledge
    • Regular, reliable attendance is essential
    • Commitment to the Hospice concept and standards

    EDUCATION

    • Bachelor’s (Preferred)
    • Microsoft Office: 5+ years (Preferred)
    • C-Suite Administrative Experience: 5+ years (Preferred)

    BENEFITS

    • 403(b)
    • 403(b) matching
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Life insurance
    • Voluntary Life Insurance & AD&D
    • Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance & AD&D
    • Long Term Disability
    • Voluntary Short Term Disability
    • Paid time off

    COVID-19 Protocols:
    Employees are screened daily upon entering the workplace. Employees must wear a mask and social distance.

    EOE

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  • CNA – Hinkle Hospice House – Full-time

    CNA, PRN (Home Care & Hinkle Hospice House)

    The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients under the direction and guidance of professional nursing personnel at the Hinkle Hospice House on the Hospice of Davidson County campus in Lexington.

    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 the licensed nursing staff of Hospice. Completes documentation of patient care and treatment per Hinkle Hospice House policy. Reports all unusual conditions or reactions to the patient’s primary nurse and/or Director of Inpatient Services. Provides excellent customer service. Protects patient confidentiality at all times. Perform other related duties as assigned. Must be committed to excellence.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma required.
    • Completion of certificate program in nursing care from an accredited training program with current listing as CNA-I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Regulation.
    • Six-months to one year of experience preferred.
    • On-the-job training to become familiar with Hospice policies, procedures, and routines.
    • Ability to work with the team concept of patient/family care outside a hospital setting.
    • Ability to work interdependently.
    • Commitment to the Hospice concept and standards.
    • Must be physically capable of providing patient care in various institutional settings include supporting, moving, and lifting adult patient, and lifting equipment and supplies.
    • Must be current in health immunization requirements of North Carolina and Hospice of Davidson County.
    • 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.
    • CPR trained/certified.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • High school diploma required.
    • Completion of certificate program in nursing care from an accredited training program with current listing as CNA-I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Regulation.
    • Six-months to one year of experience preferred.
    • On-the-job training to become familiar with Hospice policies, procedures, and routines.
    • Ability to work with the team concept of patient/family care outside a hospital setting.
    • Ability to work interdependently.
    • Commitment to the Hospice concept and standards.
    • Must be physically capable of providing patient care in various institutional settings including supporting, moving, and lifting adult patients, and lifting equipment and supplies.
    • Must be current in health immunization requirements of North Carolina and Hospice of Davidson County.
    • 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.
    • CPR trained/certified.

    BENEFITS

    • 403(b)
    • 403(b) matching
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Life insurance
    • Voluntary Life Insurance & AD&D
    • Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance & AD&D
    • Long Term Disability
    • Voluntary Short Term Disability
    • Paid time off

    COVID-19 Protocols:
    Employees are screened daily upon entering the workplace. Employees must wear a mask and social distance in accordance with operational guidelines.

    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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  • 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

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  • Hinkle Hospice House RN - Fulltime

    Hinkle Hospice House RN – Fulltime

    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 the 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 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 lifestyle, 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

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  • Hinkle Hospice House RN - PRN

    Hinkle Hospice House RN – PRN hours available

    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, 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

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  • Cook Part-Time: Hinkle Hospice House

    Part-Time Cook: Mon. – Thurs. 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., and as needed

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Under the direction of the Food Services Supervisor, may prepare and will serve meals for patients, visitors, and staff; follow ServSafe guidelines to ensure proper sanitation and safety. May change the menu to accommodate the patient’s culture, religion, diversity, allergies, digesting difficulties, and preference of food choice. Ensure compliance with the NC Department of Environment and Resource Division of Environmental Health. Document and communicate patient’s food intake to clinical staff. Protect patient confidentiality at all times and perform other related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • ServSafe Certification Required
    • Two years experience in food preparation in a residential facility preferred
    • Knowledge of institutional food service preparation
    • Not a benefit-eligible position

    EOE

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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.