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.
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.
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Support Services Clinical Manager
This position is responsible for oversight of Support Services to include On Call and Triage Staff. Functions as a role model in area of clinical specialty, demonstrating competency in clinical 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 Triage, Pharmacy Support and On-call, 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. Serves as a resource to staff, patients and families, 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. The hours for this position is Monday – Friday 4 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. This is an exempt position. We seek a RN with Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. Hospice and Management Experience Required. Two years management experience preferred. Strong communication, management and clinical skills are required.
Clinical Manager, Home Team
This position is responsible for providing daily leadership to and oversight of all aspects of care for patients assigned to their respective team. Functions as a role model in area of clinical specialty, demonstrating competency in clinical
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. Hours for this position are Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This is an Exempt position. We seek a RN with Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. Hospice and Management Experience Required. Two years management experience preferred. Strong communication, management and clinical skills are required.
Food Service – Dietary Aide
The Food Service – Dietary Aide role is to perform duties related to food service including meal preparation, participating in cleaning duties related to kitchen, pantry and refrigeration. One must meet all regulatory requirements, health standards, and maintain quality food service. Assist in maintaining a positive physical and social environment for the residents. The majority of work is performed indoors and the work environment is climate controlled. The Food Service Culinarian must be able to move quickly and efficiently about the kitchen and meet all safety rules and regulations related to the job. Stooping, bending, stretching, and carrying are required. QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience working with Food Service, Culinary Arts, or related field. Have or obtain CPR & First-Aid Certifications. Serv-Safe certification is required. EXPERIENCE: 1 – 3 years’ experience in a healthcare, hospitality, or service environment preferred. HOURS: Flexible Schedule includes weekends, FT, 40 hrs. week.
Help Desk Support Specialist
The Help Desk Support Specialist provides Level 1 support and operational oversight for network resources, utilization, security, communications and application software. QUALIFICATIONS Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. EXPERIENCE Minimum two years of customer service and/or technical support experience. Demonstrated experience with Windows, Microsoft Office, Laptops, cell phones, etc. Certifications highly desirable. SKILLS Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated time management and project management skills. Willingness to work outside of regular office hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays to accommodate the needs of the organization. Self-motivated and willing to self-direct. Ability to multi-task with attention to details, efficiency, accuracy, and deadlines. Willingness and ability to pass a background check.
Gift Processing Specialist
The Gift Processing Specialist position creates, updates, and maintains accurate donor records and database integrity; performs timely gift entry and data processing on the Raiser's Edge database; generates targeted acknowledgement letters, pledge payment reminders and other donor communications; reconciles with accounting; and supports all aspects of a viable and effective fundraising and stewardship program. EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. EXPERIENCE: Two years of data entry experience. Two years of demonstrated experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Knowledge of Blackbaud / Raisers Edge Specialized computer training or coursework highly desirable. SKILLS: Demonstrated customer service skills. Demonstrated pattern of self-motivation, team work and a positive attitude. Strong organizational and time management skills. HOURS: General Working Hours, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This is an exempt position, flexible hours based on business needs.
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. HOURS: 40-Hour rotating work week including every third (3rd) weekend as scheduled by the Intake Manager. QUALIFICATIONS: 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 and Palliative Medicine Nurse Practitioner is a primary member of the Palliative Medicine practice and will play a vital role in building a support network for people with advanced, complex illness in and around Anne Arundel and Prince Georges counties. The Nurse Practitioner will treat patients with late stages of cancer, chronic illness or dementing and debilitating diseases and must be willing to see these patients in a variety of settings: inpatient, Nursing Rehab, or their place of residence. He/She will help manage symptoms through behavioral and medical therapeutics, and engage in conversations to direct treatment plans to focus on meeting the patients' goals of care while optimizing quality of life. The Nurse Practitioner will be part of the medical team with other physicians and nurse practitioners to meet the needs of this population and will participate in an on-call pool for night and weekend coverage (Approximately once every five weeks). We seek a Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of two years' experience in treating seriously ill adult patients, a Masters in nursing with specialization in Adult, Geriatric or Family Medicine, Oncology or closely related fields; an active Maryland NP License and State and Federal controlled substance registration. Board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred. Demonstrated understanding of and a commitment to the philosophy of hospice and palliative care. Familiarity with hospice, home care and adult social services. Fluent in the ethical and legal issues surrounding end of life care and prescribing controlled substances. Hours: Mon - Fri tam to 4:30 pm, with on-call schedule rotation.