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 Inpatient Unit, 12-hour Nights

    CNA – Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient Unit, Tue/Wed/Thu, 12-hour Nights

    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 of Davidson County. Completes documentation of patient care and treatment per HHH policy. Reports all unusual conditions or reactions to the patient’s primary nurse and/or Clinical Team Leader. Provides excellent customer service. Protects patient confidentiality at all times. Performs 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 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 Inpatient Unit, Full-time, 12-hour Nights

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient Unit, Tue/Wed/Thu 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

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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

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  • Medical Social Worker, MSW - Home Care

    Medical Social Worker, MSW – Home Care Team, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    In compliance with Hospice philosophy, goals, and policies, the Medical Social Worker, MSW, functions as a member of the interdisciplinary Hospice care team; as educator, negotiator, advocate, counselor, and home care monitor. This position provides medical social services and counseling to patients and families, 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. Provides oversight and supervision of our BSW’s on staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
    • 1-2 years’ experience in medical social work and counseling preferred.
    • Ability to work with the team concept of patient/family care and to react to crisis situations independently.
    • Ability to work interdependently.
    • Knowledge of community resources.
    • Ability to work with community agencies and ancillary health services.
    • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and speaking.
    • Must be available for night and weekend duty when appropriate.
    • Must be able to interact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under a variety of circumstances.

    EOE

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  • Community Outreach Manager

    Community Outreach Manager, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Manager of Community Outreach is responsible for leading and directing all community engagement activities that benefit Hospice of Davidson County. Enlisting the input and involvement of team members and community leaders, the Manager identifies and works with the Director Community Relations to identify and implement opportunities for involvement between HODC and the surrounding community, including its businesses, leaders, sponsors, and participants.  This position is responsible for meeting revenue and fundraising targets for the community relations program including annual fund, leadership donor giving, special campaigns, volunteer recruitment/support, annual events, community education and outreach.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associate degree or Bachelor of Arts/Science degree preferred. Experience in marketing, community relations or business development required.
    • Demonstrates commitment to hospice philosophy of care.
    • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Displays knowledge of budgeting process and fundraising logistics.
    • Shows strong public speaking skills.
    • Possesses strong organizational skills.
    • Maintains ability to work closely with a variety of people while effectively using problem-solving skills.
    • Understands referral patterns and sources.
    • 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, to include weekend health fairs and presentations.
    • Maintains a current unrestricted North Carolina driver’s license and minimum automobile liability insurance for the duration of employment.

    EOE

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  • CNA - Home Care Team, Full-time

    CNA, Home Care Team, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., may require rotating weekend work

    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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  • Nurse Practitioner, PRN

    Nurse Practitioner, PRN

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    In collaboration with the Medical Director and IDG, the PRN Nurse Practitioner (PRN NP) will be responsible for providing high quality comfort-directed care to hospice patients. The PRN NP will assist the Medical Director with the medical component of hospice services to assure evidence-based care.

    • Participate in on-call rotation.
    • Assist in providing medical care to hospice home care and inpatient unit patients.
    • Participate in education requirements of the agency’s licensing body.
    • Maintain national Nurse Practitioner certification and approval to practice from the NC Board of Nursing and NC Medical Board.
    • Complete clinical documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Understand and adhere to Hospice of Davidson County policies and support the hospice philosophy.
    • Perform face-to-face visits for recertification of HODC patients.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Registered Nurse with a Master’s degree in nursing, certified be a nationally recognized credentialing agency and approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina.
    • Unrestricted North Carolina driver’s license and minimum automobile liability insurance.
    • Hospice and/or palliative care experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of the medical aspects of caring for terminally ill patients and the psychosocial impact of terminal disease on patients and families.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to work well within an interdisciplinary team as well as independently.
    • Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

    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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  • Nurse Liaison (RN) - Weekends

    Nurse Liaison (RN), Weekends – Fri/Sat/Sun, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Educate, promote, and market hospice services to the medical community facilitating a smooth referral and admission process to Hospice of Davidson County from  area facilities, physician groups, and hospitals and ensuring the continuity of the hospice plan of care for Hospice of Davidson County patients admitted into area hospitals. Meet with referred patients and families in area facilities to explain hospice  services and complete pre-assessments as needed. Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to establish the plan of care for the patient and family. Complete daily nursing visits on HODC patients while under general in-patient care in area hospitals to maintain case management responsibilities, insure  optimal symptom management, update the comprehensive assessment plan as needed and maintain continuity of care.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the NC Board of Nursing, BSN preferred
    • 2 years nursing experience required, preferably in a hospice setting
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care a plus
    • Previous experience involving marketing/sales in healthcare 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

    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

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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.