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.
  • RN - Hinkle Hospice House, Fri/Sat/Sun, 12-hour Nights

    RN – Hinkle Hospice House, Fri/Sat/Sun, 12-hour 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 Nursing experience preferably in a hospice setting
    • Certified to perform CPR
    • CHPN highly desirable

    EOE

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  • 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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  • Assessment/Admissions Nurse

    Assessment/Admissions Nurse, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    OVERVIEW OF POSITION DUTIES:

    1. Screens referrals for medical appropriateness for hospice care.
    2. Completes initial assessment, plan of care and submits in accordance with agency standards.
    3. Explains the hospice program of care and obtains signed consent for care from patient/family.
    4. Evaluates patient for immediate need for supplies, equipment, and services and coordinate the provision of these services.
    5. Works alongside the Assessment Social Worker to evaluate patient/family goals related to end of life care.
    6. Teaches and counsels the patient/family about the disease process, medication management, and provision of care for the patient.
    7. Provides hands-on nursing care to the patient and emotional support to the family as needed.
    8. Provides on-call nursing services as assigned.

    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 the interdisciplinary team (IDT).  Other responsibilities include 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 experience, preferably in a hospice setting
    • CHPN highly desirable

    EOE

    Click here to apply.

  • 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

    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

    Click here to apply.

    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.