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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: Full Time Medical Social Worker

Full-Time (40 hours)*
Shift: Tuesday through Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm

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

DUTIES:

  • Social work evaluation of patient/family psych/social and environmental needs
  • Implements the social work treatment plan and documents consistent insurance guidelines in their homes and facilities
  • Assists the primary nurse with establishing and maintaining a treatment for each patient/family
  • Provides support to selected patients post discharge
  • Represents the philosophy and services of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work required, a Masters Degree in Social Work is preferred
  • West Virginia and Ohio Social Work license is required.
  • Valid driver's license along with an insured, reliable vehicle required. 
  • Minimum of one year experience in health care, with a preference in Hospice/Home Health Care.
  • Evidence of clinical experience and skills pertinent to assessing and counseling individuals.  

Position: Part-time/Full-time Accountant

POSITION SCOPE:

The accountant is responsible for working alongside the CFO and actively participating in responsibilities and duties of the position; identifies opportunities for improved fiscal viability; acts as a backup for payroll; participates in the QAPI program and creates reports for analysis by various departments. The Accountant works closely with the development department to ensure clear communication in matter of finance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares and sends the accounts payable for services
  • Enters cost information into patient database
  • Backup for Payroll in preparing payroll for employees bi-weekly
  • Backup trained in all aspects of financial system
  • Creates reports for analysis for clinical staff review.
  • Reconciles accounts payable, inventory and bank accounts.
  • Identify and track QAPI projects to identify areas for improvement
  • Ensures communication and documentation with the development department of activities that affect the finances.
  • Analyzes expense accounts for accuracy and trends
  • Identifies opportunities for improved fiscal viability
  • Performs computer and clerical duties
  • Protects the confidentiality of private health care information of patients
  • Complies with policies and procedures of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.
  • Represents and maintains the philosophy of Hospice of Huntington, Inc.
  • Other job duties as required

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in business or accounting, CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience, health care preferred
  • Must possess excellent knowledge of computer programs; be proficient in use, and management of Excel Spreadsheets
  • Attention to detail, accurate with financial and accounting data.
  • Strong critical-thinking skills and the ability to problem-solve.
  • Skilled in communication (oral and written), organization, and customer service.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Philosophy compatible with the hospice concept.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others; effective team building skills

 

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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