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Careers With Hospice

At Hospice of Huntington, our goal is to provide the best care and services to patients and their families throughout the communities we serve. Our Core Values of Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Trust consistently challenge us to strive for excellence and distinction, in both the level of care we provide and the measure of dignity under which that care is delivered.

It is our belief that, in order to create an atmosphere of dignity and respect for patients and their families, we must first create one among our staff. As our organization continues to grow in numbers and areas that we serve, so does our need to attract qualified and caring people.

We are pleased to offer competitive benefits packages. Salary is contingent upon experience. Applications may be downloaded here or picked up at the business office located at 1101 Sixth Avenue in Huntington, WV. A current resume and 3 professional references are required. Send the complete application package to Pamela Hilgendorf, HR Director at P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV, 25709. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

The following Employment Opportunities are currently available within Hospice of Huntington:

 

Position Title:  Registered Nurse, Aide, or LPN – Hospice House

Full-Time (40 hours)*
Shift: 11pm-7:30am

*Must have flexibility as evening and weekend hours may be required
* May be required to work in the Home Program as needed

DUTIES:

  • Perform assessment of assigned patients and derive nursing diagnoses based on assessment data.
  • Plan nursing interventions in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to resolve current problems or prevent potential problems.
  • Provide teaching to patients/families to assist in the patients’ comfort as needed.
  • Provide emotional support to patients/families in a manner that fosters independence and affirms existing strengths.
  • Assess the need for home health aide services.
  • Assess and provide pain management strategies to assist with the patient’s comfort.
  • Promote working in a team environment.
  • Comply with policies and procedures of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.
  • Protects the confidentiality of private health care information of patients.
  • Promote the philosophy and services of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing; BSN preferred.
  • Licensed registered nurse in West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience; home health or hospice nursing preferred.
  • Proof of liability insurance.
  • Proof of reliable transportation.
  • Philosophy compatible with the hospice concept

 

Position: RN After Hours* FULL-TIME FLOAT / Admissions FOR HOME CARE**

*Must have flexibility as evening and weekend hours may be required

DUTIES:

  • Perform assessment of assigned patients and derive nursing diagnoses based on assessment data.
  • Evaluates patient for appropriateness for admission
  • Plan nursing interventions in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to resolve current problems or prevent potential problems.
  • Provide teaching to patients/families to assist in the patients’ comfort as needed.
  • Provide emotional support to patients/families in a manner that fosters independence and affirms existing strengths.
  • Assess the need for home health aide services.
  • Assess and provide pain management strategies to assist with the patient’s comfort.
  • Provides information about hospice program to potential hospice patients and referral sources.
  • Assesses eligibility of potential hospice patients in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Initiates the physical assessment and plan of care for each patient admission
  • Promote working in a team environment.
  • Protects the confidentiality of private health care information of patients.
  • Promote the philosophy and services of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.
  • Other job duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing; BSN preferred.
  • Licensed registered nurse in West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Minimum of 2 years registered nursing experience, preferred; home health or hospice nursing preferred.
  • Proof of liability insurance.
  • Reliable transportation.

* Note: In an effort to best serve the needs of all of our patients, Hospice of Huntington Patient Care Positions will have a designated primary place of work. However, in times of need, the employee will be assigned to temporarily work in a secondary location.

 

Full-time (40 hours per week) Hospice Aide to Float between the Home Program and Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House

DUTIES:

  • Performs and/or assists the patient with personal care activities as prescribed on the Hospice Aide plan of care.
  • Performs and/or assists the patient/family with light housekeeping and meal preparation.
  • Reports patient status changes to the interdisciplinary team as needed.
  • Maintains current and accurate documentation.
  • Complies with policies and procedures of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.
  • Protects the confidentiality of private health care information of patients.
  • Represents the services and philosophy of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate is preferred.
  • Proof of nursing assistant certification.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience, preferred
  • Current driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reliable transportation.
  • Philosophy compatible with the hospice concept.

 

Full-time Hospice Aide for Home Program*

DUTIES:

  • Performs and/or assists the patient with personal care activities as prescribed on the Hospice Aide plan of care.
  • Performs and/or assists the patient/family with light housekeeping and meal preparation.
  • Reports patient status changes to the interdisciplinary team as needed.
  • Maintains current and accurate documentation.
  • Complies with policies and procedures of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.
  • Protects the confidentiality of private health care information of patients.
  • Represents the services and philosophy of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate is preferred.
  • Proof of nursing assistant certification.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience, preferred
  • Current driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reliable transportation.
  • Philosophy compatible with the hospice concept.

*May be required to work at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, as needed.

 

Position Title: RN Team Manager (Full-time)*

DUTIES:

  • Perform assessment of assigned patients and derive nursing diagnoses based on assessment data.
  • Plan nursing interventions in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to resolve current problems or prevent potential problems.
  • Provide teaching to patients/families to assist in the patient’s comfort as needed.
  • Provide emotional support to patients/families in a manner that fosters independence and affirms existing strengths.
  • Assess the need for home health aide services.
  • Assess and provide pain management strategies to assist with the patient’s comfort.
  • Promote working in a team environment.
  • Provide management of team to ensure continuity of care for Hospice patients and families.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing; BSN preferred.
  • Licensed registered nurse in West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Minimum of 2 years registered nursing experience, preferred; home health or hospice nursing preferred.
  • Proof of liability insurance; Proof of reliable transportation.

 

Check back for openings.

* Note: In an effort to best serve the needs of all of our patients, Hospice of Huntington Patient Care Positions will have a designated primary place of work. However, in times of need, the employee will be assigned to temporarily work in a secondary location.

* Equal Opportunity Employer

We are always accepting applications and resumes.

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