Hospice of Davidson County 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

  • Community Relations Administrative Assistant, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - noon

    Community Relations Administrative Assistant, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to noon

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Community Relations Administrative Assistant assists the Community Relations Department by maintaining the donor system in a timely manner, including gift acceptance, acknowledgment, donor recognition, and reporting/stewardship; maintaining accurate donor and prospect biographical data; data entry of gifts, tracking weekly batches, processing financial reports and reconciling deposits; assisting with fund raising activities; and providing other administrative support as needed.  This position reports to the Community Relations Coordinator.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in a fast-paced environment.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and database management required.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Above average office skills, including typing, filing, computer navigation and record keeping.
    • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
    • Ability to complete tasks efficiently and in a timely manner, with minimal or no prompting.
    • Displays willingness to learn.
    • Proficient in managing, at times, stressful phone conversations to help families connect with a healthcare provider.
    • Understands how to react appropriately and professionally with families, caregivers, patients, medical providers, vendors, job applicants, donors, visitors, and staff.
    • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and protect privacy information.
    • Ability to work closely with administrative volunteers and provide reception-specific training to volunteers, as needed.
    • Ability to work closely with a variety of people while solving problems.
    • Willingness to work as a team player within a department and with other departments and operational teams.
    • Ability to handle numerous interruptions and still complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

    EOE

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  • Nurse Liaison, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Nurse Liaison, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with on-call rotation

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Nurse Liaison is responsible for educating and promoting hospice services to the medical community, facilitating a smooth referral and admission process to Hospice from area facilities, physician groups and hospitals, and ensuring continuity of the hospice plan of care for HODC patients admitted to area hospitals.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associate degree or nursing school diploma required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred.
    • Licensed as a registered nurse in North Carolina.
    • Two years current nursing experience required.
    • Maintain current unrestricted North Carolina driver’s license and maintain minimum automobile liability insurance for the duration of employment.
    • Ability to work as a hospice team member and function efficiently in a flexible work environment.
    • 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 certified to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.)
    • Must meet immunization requirements of North Carolina and Davidson County.
    • Experience in marketing/sales preferred.

    EOE

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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House Inpatient, Full-time Nights, Fri/Sat/Sun

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

    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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  • Clinical Educator

    Clinical Educator, Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The Clinical Educator is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing educational activities to meet the needs of HODC clinical staff to ensure excellent patient care and organizational performance.  Primary position duties include:

    1. Identify and evaluate clinical education needs on an ongoing basis.
    2. Set annual goals and develop, implement and provide oversight of the annual clinical education plan for HODC.
    3. In collaboration with Clinical Leadership Team (CLT), educate the clinical staff regarding HODC processes, policies and procedures, in order to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations and accreditation standards.
    4. In collaboration with the CLT, establish proficiencies regarding the Pathways Model and educate clinical staff regarding Pathways core components.
    5. In collaboration with the CLT, establish proficiencies in the EMR and educate clinical staff regarding its use in documenting patient care, in order to ensure compliance with HODC policy and regulatory standards.
    6. In collaboration with the CLT, oversee annual clinical competencies and ensure training to increase staff’s clinical knowledge and patient care skills.
    7. Provide CPR renewal training to existing clinical staff, including use of AED. (New hire staff will obtain CPR prior to starting work at HODC.)
    8. In collaboration with the CLT, assess and establish best practices for HODC patient care and assist with new program development.
    9. In collaboration with CLT, coordinate and facilitate external speakers for clinical staff education.
    10. Oversee operation and inventory of clinical reference library and learning lab resources.
    11. Provide initial clinical orientation activities in learning lab for new hire nurses and CNAs.
    12. Assist Clinical Team Leaders with setting up initial orientation plan for new hire nurses and CNAs.
    13. Responsible for the development, maintenance, surveillance, and analysis of our infection control program including annual education
    14. Perform infection control tasks including, but not limited to, monitoring, logging, and reporting infections of staff and patients; tuberculosis skin tests; PPE fit testing; ordering and administering immunizations for staff and patients; QAPI reports; infection control policies; monitoring local and state reported infection trends and alerts; and maintaining certification/education from AHHC.
    15. Provide infection control education during new hire orientation sessions.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
    • BSN preferred.
    • Current CPR certification required.
    • CPR instructor certification preferred or must obtain within first year of employment.
    • Infection control experience preferred.
    • Two years of experience providing direct patient care required.
    • Hospice and palliative experience highly desirable.
    • CHPN certification preferred or must obtain after 2 years of hospice and palliative experience.
    • Minimum of one year experience in a teaching environment, clinical setting preferred.
    • Must have excellent patient assessment, organizational, teaching, and problem solving skills.
    • Must have ability to work independently and collaborate effectively with a team.
    • Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must have excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office and electronic medical records.
    • Must have professional skills including, but not limited to, accountability, integrity, dependability, flexibility, and adaptability.
    • Current health immunization requirements of N.C. and HODC required.
    • Valid N.C. driver’s license and proof of insurance required.

    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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  • Cook - Hinkle Hospice House, PT

    Cook – Hinkle Hospice House, PT (3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Mon-Thu, plus other times as needed)

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Under the direction of the Kitchen Coordinator may prepare and will serve meals for patients, visitors and staff ; follows ServSafe guidelines to ensure proper sanitation and safety. May 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 preferred
    • 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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  • RN Case Manager (3 Positions: 2 - Home Care, 1 - Facilities)

    RN Case Manager – Home Care or Facilities, Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    Provide skilled nursing care in patient 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 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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  • 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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  • 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.