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.
(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.
Senior Systems Administrator
The Senior Systems Administrator is the lead technical role for Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Information Services Department. This role serves as Tier 3 escalation point for technical issues and is responsible for leading technical projects such as upgrades, deployments, and implementations. Reporting to the Director, the Senior Systems Administrator oversees the functioning of the entire I.S. infrastructure and is a vital player in the success of the department’s mission of providing excellent customer and technical service to the organization. Bachelors’ in IT related field preferred. Minimum four years of technical work experience. Healthcare experience a plus. The following IT Certifications strongly preferred: MCSA, VCP, JNCIA, CISSP. Knowledge of Allscripts a plus. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language. Excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to details and deadlines. Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure and quickly changing environment. Exceptional customer service orientation. Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with participation in the on call rotation required.
The Medical Director is responsible for working in concert with Hospice of the Chesapeake’s (HOC’s) other Medical Directors. In addition, the Medical Director provides expertise in the delivery of hospice services through the referral process, admission of the patient or care, and throughout the course of service. The Medical Director provides oversight to interdisciplinary teams and works in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Directors, and Clinical Managers to implement the hospice program of services and the Board-approved strategic plan. The Medical Director serves as a liaison with existing and potential sources of referral, including physicians, discharge planners, and third-party payers, by education regarding end-of-life care, hospice capabilities, pain and symptom management. He/she works directly with attending physicians to advise regarding patient care questions. He/she serves as a resource regarding the Medicare hospice benefit and pertinent regulations. He/she has primary responsibility for educating the medical community and HOC service areas and about the value of hospice and palliative care.
Part Time/Full Time Pediatric Nurse
The RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for admissions, focused Skilled Nursing Visits (SNVs), and death visits. The RN renders professional care in accordance with the physician/provider treatment plan and the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. The RN is a clinical practitioner who coordinates and implements patient care specific to the patient population served. He/She ensures that compassionate, engaged care meets or exceeds quality standards. Care is provided in an efficient and safe manner consistent with the Maryland Board of Nursing licensure and Hospice of the Chesapeake (HOC) standard of care. Utilizes nursing skills to determine the biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, cultural, ethnic, spiritual, and educational needs of the patient/family/significant other to develop, implement and revise the plan of care. The RN recognizes the legal responsibilities as specified by law and abides within those responsibilities. The RN may participate in weekend, holiday, on-call, and evening/night rotations.
Certified Nursing Assistants
We have several C N A positions available for both in home care and caring for patients in facilities. Under the supervision of a Clinical Manager, the C N A carries out the care plan for HOC patients as developed by the Registered Nurse. Responsible for delivering safe, therapeutic and efficient care when making patient calls and provides personal services for assigned case load. Prior hospice experience is preferred. Hours are Monday – Friday; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Customer Service Representative/Intake Coordinator
The primary focus is to take referrals, schedule admissions, consent visits and assist with answering and routing calls in the Call Center. The Customer Services Representative/Intake Coordinator must be friendly, courteous, and helpful to internal and external customers, providing appropriate, timely information. 40-hour rotating work week including every (3rd) weekend as scheduled by the Intake Manager. High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two years of experience in a customer-service related position. Experience in a non-profit health care setting preferred.
The hospice Chaplain provides spiritual support services to hospice patients, family members and members of the community. In addition, chaplain spiritual care is coordinated and communicated with other members of the interdisciplinary team. The Chaplain represents spiritual care in IDT meeting and assesses patient/family for spiritual care and provides appropriate documentation. Qualifications: Master level education in ministry or pastoral counseling from an accredited educational institution. Ordained or commissioned by a recognized faith group. Five years’ work experience in pastoral care or counseling. Selected candidate will care for patient’s spiritual needs in Arnold, Severna Park, Pasadena, Glen Burnie and Brooklyn Park.
Recruitment Specialist (Temporary)
We seek a Recruiter to assist during peak in staffing needs. We seek an expert for full-lifecycle recruitment efforts, to include sourcing, interviewing and onboarding. We seek experience with Applicant Tracking Systems. Our ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience in Recruiting, preferably in a health care environment support all levels and disciplines. PHR strongly desired. Only candidates with demonstrated experience and meeting position requirements will be contacted. This position is expected to last 3 months in duration.
Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) Manager
This position is responsible for the development and on-going administration of Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Quality Assessment/Performance Improvement (QAPI) program as outlined below. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and BSN preferred. Relevant experience considered. We seek three to five (3-5) years of healthcare experience preferred. Minimum three (3) years Quality/Risk Management experience required. Qualified candidates will be skilled in identifying the many aspects of complex problems, able to review related information and then develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Demonstrates the ability to gather reliable data and the critical thinking skills to use data for performance improvement. Proficiency in creating and implementing clinical training programs, including a working knowledge of adult learning techniques, current clinical standards and strong presentation skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Work, Excel, and Power Point. Proficiency in Allscripts preferred on hire, required at 90 days. Hours are Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Educator and EMR Resource Nurse
This position is responsible for collaborative development and ongoing administration of the Education programs and the design, implementation, and training in support of all clinical components of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). We seek a graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in Maryland. BSN or equivalent experience required. Three to five (3-5) years of hospice experience preferred. We seek a minimum three (3) years education experience required. Demonstrated knowledge and application of Joint Commission regulatory standards, and applicable state and federal regulations. Demonstrated knowledge of Maryland Nursing /Nursing Assistant Standards of Practice and proficiency in demonstrating clinical skills. Experience in implementation of clinical simulation skills lab preferred. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Proficiency in creating and implementing clinical training programs, including a working knowledge of adult learning techniques, current clinical standards and strong presentation skills. Demonstrates the ability to develop effective EMR training programs. Must be able to provide effective training tailored to the learning style of the learner. Hours are Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This position is responsible for collaborative development and ongoing administration of key elements of the Compliance program at Hospice of the Chesapeake. Compliance Manager develops, initiates, maintains and revises policy and procedures as required by Medicare Conditions of Participation (COPS), The Joint Commission (TJC) and State of Maryland regulations. The Compliance Manager investigates compliance issues using appropriate channels working collaboratively with Operational Leadership and Director of Compliance, Quality & Education (CQE). Provides root cause analysis in collaboration with Operational Leadership and the Director of CQE ensuring that compliance issues/concerns are appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved. Participates in the development of the annual compliance plan. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. BSN preferred. Relevant experience considered. Demonstrates the willingness and ability to function as an integral part of a team, including working some evenings and weekends, if needed, to accommodate the needs of the organization and the training needs of all shifts. Qualified candidates will demonstrate skills in identifying the many aspects of complex problems, ability to review related information and then develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. This position entails motivating, developing and directing people as they work to enlist cooperation of many people to perform/achieve a common goal. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Work, Excel, and Power Point. Must demonstrate proficiency in Allscripts within 3 months of hire. Hours are Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hospice of the Chesapeake requires background and reference checks for all positions and drug screening for all clinical positions.