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.

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:

  • 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.

Duties:

The Quality Improvement and Education Coordinator (QI Coordinator) is responsible for education, all Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities and Infection Control and Prevention within all facets of the organization. Serves as the lead of the QAPI Committee; other responsibilities include keeping the organization up to date with CMS, relevant federal, state, local, and all accrediting agencies, and accrediting body standards and requirements, providing education as needed; takes part in the assessment, development and evaluation of education and training activities that enhance performance, professional development, and continuing competence of hospice employees as well as participating in the development and execution of innovative education programs and initiatives that advance the mission of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.  Keeps policies and procedures updated ensuring all applicable in-services, studies and related meetings are accomplished.  The QI Coordinator will work at the EDJHH or Homecare division as assigned.  Responsible for quality and education programming in all service lines of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.  (Hospice, palliative, caregiving and adult day care) under the Direction of VP of Clinical Services.

 

Position Qualfications:

  • Knowledge of hospice regulatory requirements and accreditation standards (Medicare and JCAHO), and experience with licensure and accreditation survey.
  • Proficiency in Windows, Excel and Word, PowerPoint, Crystal Reports and Hospice Software, Palliative software, caregiving software  and other service line software systems.
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to promote interdisciplinary collaboration  and effective communication and professional presentation skills

 

Education and Work Experience:

  • Professional Registered Nurse BSN required, MSN preferred
  • Licensed in WV and OH
  • Minimum of three years experience in the health care industry or in combination with quality improvement and/or staff development;
  • Proficient in individual and group education settings

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.

 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.

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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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Hospice of Huntington

P: 304.529.4217 Toll-Free: 800.788.5480

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