Careers

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 three 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:

Duties:

(TLC Caregiver) performs in-home services that are all non-medical services to individuals who require assistance with daily living activities. The following is a list of services that TLC Caregivers may routinely perform; however, it is not exclusive of other reasonable requests:

  • Responsible for communicating all schedule changes, concerns, and any other care related issues directly to their supervisor.
  • Responsible for documenting in accordance with the company documentation system set forth.
  • Caregiver is expected to interact with patient and in social settings with high integrity, politeness, respect and excellent communication.
  • Caregiver is expected to be prepared to act in emergency situations as trained.
  • Caregiver is expected to communicate with supervisor regarding patient needs and recommendations for care plan change.
  • Caregiver is expected to perform the duties that are outlined in each Care Plan.
    • Companionship
    • Light housekeeping
    • Meal planning and preparation
    • Bathing/Showering assistance
    • Personal hygiene
  • Assisting with grooming needs such as hair care (excluding cutting/trimming), shaving with an electric razor, cleaning teeth and routine nail care such as cleaning and polishing (excludes trimming or filing).
  • Errands & shopping
  • Medication Reminders
  • Pet Care
  • Supervise home maintenance such as housecleaning
  • Other job duties as assigned

Benefits:

  • Excellent Benefits package
  • Generous paid time off program

Education and Work Experience:

  • High School graduate, preferred
  • Proof of current nursing assistant certification, if applicable
  • Minimum one (1) year experience, preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance, and reliable transportation with clean and smoke-free interior.

*May include weekend  and holiday hours

*May be required to work at EDJHH, as needed

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Duties:

  • Prepare and plate food for  patients guest
  • Keep kitchen in a neat, clean and healthy working environment.
  • Receive food and stock, monitor deliveries, place food or stock in the proper areas.
  • Complete daily cleaning and detailed cleaning of kitchens and kitchen equipment.
  • Follow the guidelines set by the Cabell County Health Department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED preferred.
  • Must possess a current Cabell County Food Handlers Card.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to read and follow directions and recipes.
  • Previous similar work experience in a health care setting desirable but not required.
  • Must be able to deal with patients, family members, visitors, public and Hospice staff under varying conditions with a positive and professional attitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to monitor food quality and temperatures to be within the critical control points.
  • Must be able to lift items up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work with high temperature foods and equipment.
  • Must work with sharp utensils and equipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned on an as-needed basis.

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

We serve our patients wherever they call home, including assisted living, nursing home, or their personal residence.

  • 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.
  • Philosophy compatible with the hospice concept.

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.

*May include weekend and holiday hours

*May be required to work at EDJHH, as needed

Hospice of Huntington offers an excellent benefits package including a generous paid time off program.

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Duties:

  •  Assesses the patient’s nutritional and hydration needs when the patient or family have concerns about food intake.
  • Participates with the interdisciplinary team by providing information on nutritional requirements, diet modification, and support for those patients identified with concerns.
  • Provides information and suggestions regarding increased nutritional needs as appropriate.
  • Provides supportive care for those patients not willing to ingest food or whose ability to absorb food is altered.
  • Educates patients/families about diminished nutritional requirements as a natural part of the last stages of life.
  • Supervises dietary staff in conjunction with the Hospice House Director.
  • Monitors patient response to nutritional therapy.
  • Reviews appropriateness of the dietary therapeutic regimen and the route of administration as indicated or needed.
  • Provides written information about nutritional assessments/reviews for patients/families, hospice employees, MADC participants, or to the physician involved with the patient’s care
  • Provides consultant services for the MADC on a regular scheduled basis and maintains a record of the frequency, nature and durations of visits and/or services.
  • Attends all multi-disciplinary meetings and subsequent meetings if services are provided by the dietitian or recommended by physician/nurse.
  • Completes quarterly and six month assessments/reassessments to evaluate the progress made toward the individuals identified goals with the MADC participant. POC is updated as needed or desired by participant.
  • Other job duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

  • Registered dietitian; licensed in the state of WV
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Philosophy compatible with the hospice concept.

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

DUTIES:

The following is a list of services that MADC Direct Care Staff may routinely perform; however, it is not exclusive of other reasonable requests:

  • Assists participants with:
    • Personal care, including dressing, grooming, and personal hygiene
    • Use of special aids
    • Activities of daily living
  • Monitors and supervises participants
  • Assists participants  at meal time, including feeding participants as needed
  • Assists and encourage activity involvement
  • Provides individualized activities as needed
  • Other job duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 10th grade education; High school graduate or GED, preferred
  • Minimum one (1) year  full-time or part-time paid or volunteer experience working with adults in a health care or social service setting, required
  • Must be able to read and write

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Full-Time (36 Hours) | Shift: 7 pm – 7 am

Duties:

  • Performs and/or assists the patient with personal care activities as prescribed on the Home Health 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.

Personal 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.

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Duties:

  • The LPN provides full range of hospice nursing care to patients and families in the Home Care Program under the supervision of a hospice RN as a supplement to the care provided by the RN.
  • Provides personal care such as bathing
  • Monitors patients’ medical conditions and provides accurate reports to attending physicians as appropriate and to the patients’ RN.
  • Works in an interdisciplinary care setting to teach, assist, and support patient/family with the dying process.
  • Covers On-Call as needed
  • Carries out the pain management and symptom management plan to keep the patient as comfortable as possible.
  • Reassesses pain and notifies the registered nurse when pain is not manageable on the current medications.
  • Responds to the physical, mental, social and emotional needs of terminally ill patients and their families.
  • Provides care within all service areas of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • License to practice by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses.  Must also possess license in Ohio or application must be in progress.
  • Minimum of 1-year patient care experience; hospice or home health preferred.
  • Proof of liability insurance.
  • Current driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reliable transportation.
  • Philosophy is compatible with the hospice concept.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling.
  • Possesses the ability to travel to all of Hospice of Huntington’s service area.

*May include nights, weekends and holidays

* Shift Differential may be available

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Must be able to travel to offices in a five county area – Wayne, Lincoln, Mason, Cabell counties in WV and Lawrence county in OH.

Duties:

The Float Office Float is responsible for general office and clerical functions as well as interacting with the public through phone and in-office contact at all Hospice of Huntington, Inc. satellite offices and other duties at the main office.  This position will be scheduled at any of the Hospice of Huntington offices, as needed by her/his supervisor. The Float Office Assistant initiates the opening and closing of the office during business hours; turns off the answering service at the beginning of the business day and activates the answering service at the close of each business day; disseminates the mail; receives, logs in, and notifies staff of mail or packages received; maintains administrative files. This position will also be responsible for cleaning the satellite office from which he/she works. Traveling will also be necessary to meet the staffing needs of the five county areas in which we have offices. The Office Float will assist the Human Resources Department as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to travel to offices in a five county area
  • Must be proficient in computer software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrates time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates highly effective communication skills orally and in writing
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with little supervision

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

 Duties:

  • The RN provides full range of hospice nursing care to patients and families in the Home Care Program.
  • Provides personal care such as bathing
  • Monitors patients’ medical conditions and provides accurate reports to attending physicians as appropriate
  • Works in an interdisciplinary care setting to teach, assist, and support patient/family with the dying process.
  • Covers On-Call as needed
  • Carries out the pain management and symptom management plan to keep the patient as comfortable as possible.
  • Reassesses pain and notifies the registered nurse when pain is not manageable on the current medications.
  • Responds to the physical, mental, social and emotional needs of terminally ill patients and their families.
  • Provides care within all service areas of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing.
  • Licensed registered nurse.
  • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience; home health or hospice nursing preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Proof of liability insurance.
  • Proof of reliable transportation.
  • Possesses the ability to travel to all of Hospice of Huntington’s service

*May include nights, weekends and holidays

*Shift Differential may be available

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

Full-Time (36 Hours) | Shift: 7 pm – 7 am

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.

Personal 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.

Hospice of Huntington, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity agency.

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We are always accepting applications and resumes.

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.
Hospice of Huntington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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304.529.4217 | 800.788.5480
P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709
1101 Sixth Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701