Hospice of the Chesapeake is always on the search for great talent, especially for our clinical teams. We typically seek professionals in Healthcare such as Physicians, Registered Nurses and CNAs. Other areas include Social Workers, Chaplains and various support staff. We offer a positive work environment, fulfilling work, career growth opportunity and great benefits.
Hospice of the Chesapeake is a leader in advanced illness care. Our work impacts the quality of life of people who are seriously ill and those who love them, therefore we seek special employees who are technically skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and wish to enthusiastically contribute to our culture of caring.
RN/Case Managers:(Anne Arundel and Prince George's Counties): The Case Managers are professional caregivers (RN/BSN) who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of assigned patients for a designated time period. Please note that all applicants for nursing positions require: current Maryland nursing license and thorough knowledge of nursing principles; minimum of two years nursing experience, proven ability to provide quality patient care; commitment to quality, timely and cost-effective patient care; excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills; valid driver's license and clean driving record; willingness to take and ability to pass a drug screening and proficiency in basic computer skills. Qualifications: Current Maryland Licensed RN required. Two years recent nursing experience, preferably with med/surge. Previous Hospice or home- care experience highly desirable.
Business Development Director: The Director is responsible for integrating the hospice and palliative medicine services provided by HOC into the larger Healthcare system of central Maryland. The Director oversees the strategic aspects of Business Development, which includes marketing existing services, helping develop new service lines, and maximizing the operational efficiency of patient on-boarding. Director is responsible for achieving referral, census and length of stay goals. Both, strong relational and analytic skills are required. In addition, the Director serves as an active participant in the Directors’ group that oversees the general operations of Hospice of the Chesapeake. Assesses business opportunities and develops business development strategy in line with the HOC strategic plan to integrate Hospice and Palliative services into the community through marketing, education and program development. Core Competencies and Skills: Bachelor’s Degree required, masters preferred. Clinical skills are not required, but are preferred. Experience in hospice or home health industry preferable. Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills in order to develop new products, negotiate contracts and promote HOC effectively.
Clinical Manager: This position is responsible for providing daily leadership to and oversight of all aspects of care for patients assigned to their respective team. The Clinical Manager functions as a role model in area of clinical specialty, demonstrating competency in clinical. Uses judgment, selected technical skills and appropriate knowledge base to lead and guide staff. Demonstrates clinical expertise in the execution of the nursing process and directs staff in its application to promote safe, effective and appropriate care. Hires, supervises, evaluates and mentors staff assigned to their team, including creating and overseeing a plan of professional development for each staff member to ensure up-to-date credentials and compliance with certification and licensure requirements. Prepares and delivers staff evaluations in a timely manner. Establishes and oversees completion of individual performance improvement plans as necessary. Conducts patient visits to offer support and expertise to the nursing staff, patients and families. Serves as a resource, ensuring that patient problems are addressed and resolved in a timely manner. Evaluates the quality of patient care through direct staff observation and review of nursing documentation, review of medical records and patient feedback. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited nursing school required; bachelor’s degree in nursing strongly preferred. Minimum five years of nursing experience in a medical/surgical or home care setting required; previous hospice experience strongly preferred. Minimum three years of supervisory experience required.
CNA Weekends: Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the CNA carries out the care plan for HOC patients as developed by the Clinical Manager; knowledge of continuous care protocol, delivers safe, therapeutic and efficient care when making patient calls; and/or provides personal services for assigned case load. HOURS: Every weekend Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Volunteer Services Coordinator, Largo Office
POSITION SUMMARY: The Volunteer Services Coordinator’s primary responsibility is matching volunteers with patients in Prince George’s County. This position assists the Director of Volunteers in the recruiting, screening, selection, training, interviewing, placing and supervision of volunteers. The Coordinator is responsible for entering data in the Electronic Medical Record (AllScipts), reviewing requests for volunteers in patient tasks and responding in a timely manner, tracking data in the department’s spread sheet and submitting completed dashboards at the end of each month. VSC determines what clinical patient needs should be directed toward management. EDUCATION: College degree preferred. Specialized training in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher or similar software packages strongly preferred. QUALIFICATIONS: Specialized training in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher or similar software packages strongly preferred. Minimum two years’ experience in an office or customer service environment. Excellent customer service philosophy and skills required. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse population of volunteers and staff. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Able to prioritize and accomplish most important tasks within a demanding and fast paced environment. Willingness and ability to function as a positive team player, including working a flexible schedule if needed to accommodate the needs of the department. Must be self-motivated and willing to self-direct. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple assignments and projects with speed and accuracy. Ability to work efficiently and effectively under time constraints. This is a full time position.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The System Administrator provides end user support and manages network infrastructure, utilization, security, communications, business continuity and application maintenance. REQUIREMENTS: Must have demonstrated experience with MS Server 2008 R2, MS Windows 7, Active Directory, Group Policy, Symantec Endpoint, vmWare ESX, TCP/IP routing and switching, VPN technologies. Demonstrated experience with Windows DFS, WSUS, WDS, and scripting required. MCSE and/or MCSA Certifications desirable. EXPERIENCE: We are seeking a minimum three years of system administration experience in a Microsoft environment. SKILLS: Demonstrated excellence in customer service philosophy and delivery. Strong computer skills. Good oral and written communications skills. Strong organizational and time management skills. This position is full time Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., but requires flexibility, as needed.
Hospice of the Chesapeake requires background and reference checks for all positions and drug screening for all clinical positions.