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.
  • Unit Secretary - Hinkle Hospice House, Weekends

    Unit Secretary – Hinkle Hospice House, Weekends – Fri/Sat/Sun, 6:45 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    The weekend Unit Secretary aids staff with the day to day management of the unit, performs clerical and reception duties including computer input, receiving incoming telephone calls and aiding/triaging referrals to the Hinkle Hospice House and Home Care Clinical Services. Accurately and efficiently coordinates the admission and death process.  Maintains harmonious working relationships within an interdisciplinary team setting.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or equivalent; Associate Degree, Medical Office Assistant Degree and/or Certification as a Nurse Assistant desirable.
    • Minimum 1-2 years office/clerical experience preferably in a Hospice environment.
    • Ability to access and utilize the agency computer network.
    • Proficient in Microsoft applications and accurate key boarding skills.
    • Ability to meet and deal with the public in a positive and helpful manner.
    • Willingness to maintain and increase professional skills and knowledge.
    • Ability to work interdependently and as a team player.
    • Commitment to the Hospice concept and standards.
    • Ability to utilize the office telephone system.
    • Must be able to interact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under a variety of circumstances and remain calm and professional.
    • Ability to handle numerous interruptions and still complete tasks in a timely manner and in a calm manner with a positive and helpful attitude.
    • High skill set with high attention to details in dealing with the contents of the medical record.

    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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  • CNA - Home Care Team, Part-time

    CNA, Home Care Team, Part-time Weekends – Fri/Sat/Sun or Sat/Sun/Mon (8-hour days)

    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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  • 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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  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House, Part-time, Sat/Sun, 12-hour Days

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House, Part-time, Sat/Sun, 12-hour days, 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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  • 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.