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

  • RN Case Manager - Home Care

    RN Case Manager – Home Care (Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with on-call expectations)

    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.

    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 NC Driver license
    • Travel required – primarily in Davidson County

    EOE

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  • Bereavement Counselor

    Bereavement Counselor, 30-32 hours/week

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The primary focus of the Bereavement Counselor is on counseling services provided to families of HODC patients post-death and to community bereaved.   Knowledge about risk assessment, mental health issues, complicated grief, human development and behaviors, cultural and ethnic impact on grief and complex family dynamics are required.  The Bereavement Counselor may also facilitate support groups or co-facilitate support groups as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in a field related to social work or counseling
    • Professional licensure/certification related to this position is highly desirable
    • Experience in bereavement and death and dying process strongly preferred
    • Experience with pediatric counseling
    • Ability to work interdependently and with a group
    • Ability to work with individuals and families from various cultural, ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds
    • Ability to maintain professional boundaries
    • Commitment to the hospice concept and standards
    • Some travel required – primarily Davidson County
    • Available for some night and weekend events, or emergency situations as they arise

    EOE

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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House, Part-time Days, Saturday/Sunday, 6:45 a.m. - 7:15 p.m.

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House, Part time Days, Sat/Sun, 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 Nursing experience preferably in a hospice setting
    • Certified to perform CPR
    • CHPN highly desirable

    EOE

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  • Cook (part-time) - Hinkle Hospice House Cafe

    Cook (part-time) – Hinkle Hospice House Cafe, Monday-Thursday, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Under the direction of the Kitchen Coordinator will prepare and serve meals for patients, visitors and staff while following ServSafe guidelines to ensure proper sanitation and safety. Change menu to accommodate the patient’s culture, religion, diversity, allergies, digesting difficulties and preference of food choice.  Ensure compliance with 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

    EOE

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  • Spiritual Counselor/Chaplain - Hinkle Hospice House (In-patient Unit)

    Spiritual Counselor/Chaplain – Hinkle Hospice House, Full-time position (30 hrs/wk) or would consider two part-time candidates (16-20 hrs/wk)

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Spiritual Counselor/Chaplain provides spiritual and emotional support to patients and families. The Spiritual Counselor/Chaplain acts as a consultant to staff to assist staff in understanding the spiritual issues which may impact a patient and family during end of life care. The spiritual Counselor/Chaplain uses their expertise on spirituality and the impact of religion, its meaning, rituals and symbols to educate staff and be of support to patients and families.  The patient and family are central to the provision of the spiritual care services that are offered to all HODC patients regardless of setting. The Spiritual Counselor  may  also act as a consultant to all staff. Performs Hospice sponsored speaking engagements in the community. Participates in Agency committees as requested. Completes timely, readable, and descriptively accurate documentation relating to spiritual assessments, care plan development, visit and focus notes and outcomes of interventions as identified by the patient and family.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Graduate level theological degree from a college, university or theological school accredited by a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or an equivalent graduate degree that includes theological studies
    • Must have completed at least two units of Clinical Pastoral Education
    • At least 2 years of experience in Spiritual/Pastoral Counseling in a health care setting preferred
    • Understanding of Hospice philosophy; experience working with individuals with a terminal illness
    • Ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team setting and across denominational/faith lines
    • Excellent organizational skills and strong oral and written skills
    • Availability to provide weekend/evening duty as needed

    EOE

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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House, Tue/Wed/Thu, 6:45 p.m. - 7:15 a.m.

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House, Nights: Tue/Wed/Thu, 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 Nursing experience preferably in a hospice setting
    • Certified to perform CPR
    • CHPN highly desirable

    EOE

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  • 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

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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.