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Becoming a member of the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana team is a privilege. Our employees touch people's lives in very important ways at one of the most profound and challenging times in their life. If you are interested in delivering care in a way that makes a difference, spending time with your patients during the most challenging time of their lives, or supporting the front line staff who touch your neighbor's, friend's and even family's lives ~ Our Hospice of South Central Indiana has an opportunity waiting for you.

We invite you to search through our current job opportunities and encourage you to submit an application and/or resume. You can search below by current open positions or team location.

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JOB SUMMARY

 

The role of President embraces the Vision and supports the Mission of Our Hospice of South Central Indiana (OHSCI) and Palliative Support Center (PSC) by providing strategic and visionary leadership resulting in the highest standard of Hospice and Palliative services.

 

LEADERSHIP CORE VALUES

 

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice’s employees, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Upholds, promotes adherence and active practice of the Standards of Service.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Shows good judgment by advising the President and other Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could affect the organization.
  5. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Encouraged to attend and/or participates in Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fund-raising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).

 RESPONSIBILITIES

 Essential

  1. Provides overall management of clinical, regulatory, administrative, operational and financial direction of the organization.
  2. Serves as Administrator and is responsible for the program’s day-to-day management and operations with emphasis on the highest quality patient care and patient support services.
  3. Ensures a Medical Director is in place and collaborates with the Medical Staff to ensure the overall coordination of care and continuous assessment of each patient’s and family’s needs and the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care.  Serves as an alternate member of the Interdisciplinary Group
  4. Reports directly to the Board of Directors.

 Vision & Strategy

 Provides the vision and direction to react positively to current and future challenges and opportunities while maintaining goals of the highest levels in patient care, growth, innovation and financial sustainability of the organization in terms of patient access and related services.

  1. In consultation with the Board of Directors, communicates and models the vision and strategy to all employees.
  2. Works with the Board, staff and partners to identify community health needs relating to post-acute care and terminal illness.
  3. Leads the strategic approach to planning, implementing and evaluating the organization’s function and performance in conjunction with the Board of Directors.
  4. Promotes use of reports that identify and assess the quality of the services provided by the organization.
  5. Leads development, implementation and evaluation of programs related to identify community needs which are consistent with the mission and goals of OHSCI.
  6. Leads the organization in the development of relationships with hospitals, extended care and assisted living facilities, and other service organizations as appropriate.

 Operations

  1.  Ensures the highest quality patient care in an overall cost-effective basis on a 24-hour, 7 day a week basis.
  2. Builds and leads an effective Leadership Team to carry out the mission and goals of the organization.
  3. Responsible for the overall administration of OHSCI including Human Resources activities that include recruiting, hiring, terminating (as necessary) staff for the effective operation of services while, ensuring succession planning is in place for key positions within the organization.
  4. Reviews salary and wage structures and recommends changes to the Board as needed
  5. Responsible for compliance with state rules and federal regulations, legal and ethical standards.
  6. Provides leadership and management to ensure that the mission and standards of conduct of the organization are put into practice and incorporated into the culture of organization.
  7. Ensures the development, implementation and evaluation of the policies and procedures of the total hospice operation in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).  The President is authorized to approve policies and procedures established by the IDG on its behalf.  
  8. Responsible for ensuring preparation of the budget and capital expenditure plan to ensure financial strength and operational efficiency.  Ensures that each department operates within the budget.
  9. Monitors income and actual vs. budgeted expenses on a monthly basis.
  10. Reviews and signs all contracts for Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
  11. Ensures that the physical assets and other property of the organization are safeguarded and administered
  12. Responsible for the public relations activities. Works with the Resource Development and Marketing departments and the Board of Directors to plan, coordinate and promote the organization to referral sources and the communities served. Approves all media releases.
  13. Proactively identifies opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of company resources. 
  14. Supports all fundraising activities including events and grant requests.
  15. Supports the planning and implementation of Donor Development and Planned Giving Programs and evaluates the accomplishment of their goals.

 Board of Directors

  1.  Acts as a liaison between the Board of Directors, Medical Staff and other hospice staff and volunteers.
  2. Effectively executes directives from the Board of Directors.  Works as a liaison for all Board of Directors activities.
  3. Keeps abreast and advises the Board of Directors of trends in the hospice industry.
  4. Ensures that the Board of Directors has a continuous roster of members and that membership renews according to the established Bylaws.
  5. Supports the Board of Directors Officers in the adherence to the established Bylaws.
  6. Supports and carries on the decisions of the Board of Directors.

 An individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

 Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1.  Performs additional duties and/or other responsibilities as delegated by the Board of Directors/
  2. Serves as the campaign manager for major fundraising campaigns.
  3. Carries out duties and responsibilities of the position in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer service.
  4. Works positively and professionally with OHSCI staff and leaders, assisting and supporting their involvement in appropriate work assignments as indicated.
  5. Additional duties this position may require as situations may present or the Board of Directors may assign.
  6. Other duties and tasks, as assigned.

 WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Conditions are considered Essential Functions of Position.

  1.  Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.

     

  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.

     

  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.

     

  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.

     

  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

     

  7. Finger dexterity required.  

     

  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Blood borne Pathogens Guidelines.  Possible Occupational exposure (Category C employee) to human blood borne pathogens.

 QUALIFICATIONS

 Education

    • Required minimum: Bachelor’s Degree
    • Preferred: Bachelors of Science degree (BS) in nursing or healthcare related field.
    • Preferred: Master’s Degree (emphasis on Health Administration or Business/Finance).

       

  1. Experience
    •   Five to 10 years executive level experience in health care administration and financial acumen.

       

    • Valid Indiana Drivers License.

    • Professional license as applicable

       

  2. Licensure
  3. Skills
  • An energetic, forward thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.
  • Proven leadership skills; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent listening skills; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the field of healthcare preferred, and success in planning and administration of programs and financial responsibility.
  • Non-profit management experience desirable.
  • Strong leadership qualities and team-building skills.
  • Strong public speaking skills with the ability to interact effectively with the media, community organizations, other health care providers, business leaders, donors and the general public.
  • Ability to anticipate barriers to implementation of plans and develop alternative strategies.
  • Ability to lead and inspire confidence, respect and teamwork at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively on several projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to effectively utilize electronic tools such as MS word, Excel, Power Point and the Internet.
  • Grant-writing experience preferred.


FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing non-skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the home care setting.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice staff and external customers, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising the Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could effect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in 2 Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fundraising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides routine patient care per the Home Health Aide and/or Homemaker assignment in an exemplary manner, providing comfort, care, and compassion to patients and families.
  2. Observes patients and reports observations and concerns to the primary care nurse and/or Patient Care Coordinator, Nurse Facilitator or Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew.
  3. Completes patient records accurately and on a timely basis.
  4. Assists in maintaining a clean, healthful environment for the patient.
  5. Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Group meetings, in-services, and staff meetings as requested.
  6. Participates in a minimum of twelve- (12) hours in-service education per year.
  7. Assists in orientation of new Home Health Aides and Homemakers.
  8. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  9. Completes other tasks as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  2. Experience – One to three months related experience and/or training
  3. Licensure
    1. Valid Indiana Driver's License
    2. Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) & Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  4. Skills
    1. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    2. Ability to write clear correspondence.
    3. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    4. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
    5. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    6. Competent to perform all skills delineated on the Home Health Aide skills checklist.
Are you a Nurse Practitioner looking to provide exceptional end of life care our patients deserve? Our Hospice of SCI is looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to assist to our growing team.

Everyone deserves their last moments to be comfortable and close to home. Our Nurse Practitioners are essential to providing that to our patients. The position mainly consists of weekend rounding and documentation to cover our 14-bed inpatient hospice unit that operates 24/7.

Remote call beginning 7am Saturday morning continuing through 7am Monday morning. Call responsibilities to include:

  • Medication ordering
  • Prescription refills
  • Triaging urgent
  • Emergent hospice patient needs
  • Supporting field RN in responding to patient needs and concerns.
  • On-call physician as back-up at all times.
  • Applicant ideally to have experience in end of life care, comfort prescribing controlled substances, and strong communication skills.

We currently have 4 Nurse Practitioners with one working this Weekends Only position and she is retiring next year. In advance of her retirement, we will hire one more Nurse Practitioner to join our team.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Education

  • MSN from accredited program

2. Experience

  • At least three to five years’ experience in appropriate clinical area.

3. Licensure

  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License.
  • Current Registered Nurse Licensure in the state of Indiana
  • Certification in appropriate clinical area

RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Practice

1.1 Applies nursing knowledge at an advanced level to maintain or improve quality of life for patients in the hospice setting, both inpatient and home.

1.2 Conducts focused medical assessments: history & physicals; orders and evaluates diagnostics; interprets findings and develops plans of care.

1.3 Provides diagnostic & pharmacologic management of acute and chronic disease processes through ongoing assessment, intervention and education in collaboration with the physician.

Job Type: Part-time

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Relocation assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Medical specialties:

Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Physical setting:

Clinic
Hospital
Nursing home
Schedule:

10 hour shift
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:

Differential pay
Ability to commute/relocate:

Columbus, IN 47201: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
License/Certification:

Certified Nurse Practitioner (Preferred)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Columbus, IN 47201

Location: Columbus

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for meeting the nursing care needs of assigned patients/families in community and home-based settings.  Professional nursing services will be given in accordance with physician’s orders and the plan of care established by the Hospice team.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice staff, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could affect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  6. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in 2 Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fundraising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Makes routine Hospice nursing visits as assigned to patients in the home, extended care facilities, assisted living facilities, and hospitals.  Completes assessment of the patient/family needs including physical, emotional, and bereavement status.
  2. Performs as case manager maintaining responsibility for assigned patients in a cost-effective and quality manner.  Manages time, reimbursement of visits, pharmacy and medical supplies, and durable medical equipment.  
  3. Teaches, supervises and counsels' patient/family care techniques including pain and symptom control, dietary instruction, use of equipment and observation techniques.
  4. Develops and implements the plan of care for each patient in collaboration with the patient, family and Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).  Evaluates each patient/family as directed and makes appropriate changes to the plan of care.
  5. Communicates with and updates other IDG team members as needed to coordinate and ensure quality care (e.g. Social Services, Home Health Aides, Volunteers, and Medical Director).
  6. 6. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to patients and family members, case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  7. Maintains accurate records in accordance with the supervising organization’s policies and procedures in a timely manner (e.g. initial plan of care, comprehensive plan of care, updates to the plan of care, daily documentation requirement, discharge summaries, death summaries).

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.
  9. Must have a vehicle and provide evidence of current insurance.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Science (BSN) or currently enrolled in an accredited program.
  2. Experience – One to three years’ experience in health care preferred
  3. Licensure
    • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana
    • Valid Indiana Driver’s License
    • CPR
  4. Skills
    • Proven managerial skills, including strong oral and written communication skills; excellent listening skills; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; and the ability to interpret instructions furnished in a variety of formats, i.e. written, oral, diagram, etc.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare regulations.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general industry periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from patients/families and the general public.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Excellent problem solving ability.
    • Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the medical direction in their assigned service area. 

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice’s employees, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising the Medical Director and other Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could affect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fund-raising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the medical component of the hospice’s patient care program.
    • In conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) is responsible for or participates in making decisions regarding admissions to hospice home care or inpatient settings(s).
    • Participates in the development of individual plans of care before admission of a patient/family to the program
    • Acts as a liaison between the attending physician and the IDG.
    • Participates in the development, evaluation, and revision of written care plans by attending the IDG meetings.
  2. Visits hospice patients as indicated.
    • Makes home visits to hospice patients as indicated.
    • Acts as primary/attending physician when patients have no primary/attending physician.
    • Makes visits to hospice patients in the Hospice Inpatient Facility as indicated.
    • Coordinates weekend visit coverage for hospice patients in the Hospice Inpatient Facility with the Medical Director.
  3. Completes all required documentation in a timely manner.
    • Documents patient visits per State and Federal regulation.
    • Completes “Daily” time sheet reflecting activity (i.e., direct patient contact, Admin & General time, etc.).
  4. Responsible for making quality cost effective medical care decisions.
  5. Serves as a liaison with community physicians, medical schools, hospitals and nursing homes.
  6. Will assume Medical Directors’ role in the absence of the Medical Director. 

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Performs additional duties and/or other responsibilities as delegated by the Executive Director.
  2. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and/or QA/PI and Education Manger or his/her designee.
  3. Carries out duties and responsibilities of position in a manner that exemplifies excellent customer services.
  4. Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license and auto insurance.
  5. Works positively and professionally with Hospice staff, department volunteers, assisting and supporting their involvement in appropriate work assignments, whenever appropriate.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.  
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Blood borne Pathogens Guidelines.  Possible Occupational exposure (Category C employee) to human blood borne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – Doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree.
  2. Experience
    • At least two years’ experience in a medical specialty dealing with terminally ill patients, such as oncology or geriatrics and with demonstrated experience in the principles of pain and symptom management.
    • Seven to ten years’ experience in health care administration with good managerial skills; strong oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal and motivational skills.
    • Proven team leader
  3. Licensure
    • Licensed Physician in the state of Indiana.
    • Board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties approved board examination, an osteopathic medicine equivalent.
    • Board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
    • Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license, and current auto.
  4. Skills
    1. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    2. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    3. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    4. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    5. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    6. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

Reports To: Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew or Patient Care Coordinator
FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing non-skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the home care setting.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice staff and external customers, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising the Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could affect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in 2 Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fundraising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide patient care for Our Hospice of South Central Indiana at whichever site is in need of additional support.This includes Inpatient Facility, Bartholomew, Jennings or Decatur/Shelby offices.
  2. Provides routine patient care per the Home Health Aide and/or Homemaker assignment in an exemplary manner, providing comfort, care, and compassion to patients and families.
  3. Observes patients and reports observations and concerns to the primary care nurse and/or Patient Care Coordinator, Nurse Facilitator or Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew.
  4. Completes patient records accurately and on a timely basis.
  5. Assists in maintaining a clean, healthful environment for the patient.
  6. Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Group meetings, in-services, and staff meetings as requested.
  7. Participates in a minimum of twelve- (12) hours in-service education per year.
  8. Assists in orientation of new Home Health Aides and Homemakers.
  9. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  10. Completes other tasks as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  2. Experience – One to three months related experience and/or training
  3. Licensure
    • Valid Indiana Driver's License
    • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) & Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  4. Skills
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write clear correspondence.
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Competent to perform all skills delineated on the Home Health Aide skills checklist.

REPORTS TO: Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew
FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing non-skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the Hospice Inpatient Center.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice’s employees, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could effect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Corporate Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participates in 2 Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fund-raising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides routine patient care per the Home Health Aide and/or Homemaker assignment in an exemplary manner, providing comfort, care, and compassion to patients and families.
  2. Observes patients and reports observations and concerns to the primary care nurse and/or the Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew or Nurse Facilitator.
  3. Completes patient records accurately and on a timely basis.
  4. Assists in maintaining a clean, healthful environment for the patient.
  5. Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Group meetings, in-services, and staff meetings as requested.
  6. Participates in a minimum of twelve (12) hours of in-service education per year.
  7. Assists in orientation of new Home Health Aides and Homemakers.
  8. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  9. Completes other tasks as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  2. Experience – One to three months related experience and/or training.
  3. Licensure
    • Valid Indiana Driver's License
    • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) & Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  4. Skills
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write clear correspondence.
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Competent to perform all skills delineated on the Home Health Aide skills checklist.

Reports To: Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew or Patient Care Coordinator
FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing non-skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the home care setting.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice staff and external customers, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising the Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could affect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in 2 Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fundraising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide patient care for Our Hospice of South Central Indiana at whichever site is in need of additional support.This includes Inpatient Facility, Bartholomew, Jennings or Decatur/Shelby offices.
  2. Provides routine patient care per the Home Health Aide and/or Homemaker assignment in an exemplary manner, providing comfort, care, and compassion to patients and families.
  3. Observes patients and reports observations and concerns to the primary care nurse and/or Patient Care Coordinator, Nurse Facilitator or Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew.
  4. Completes patient records accurately and on a timely basis.
  5. Assists in maintaining a clean, healthful environment for the patient.
  6. Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Group meetings, in-services, and staff meetings as requested.
  7. Participates in a minimum of twelve- (12) hours in-service education per year.
  8. Assists in orientation of new Home Health Aides and Homemakers.
  9. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  10. Completes other tasks as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  2. Experience – One to three months related experience and/or training
  3. Licensure
    • Valid Indiana Driver's License
    • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) & Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  4. Skills
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write clear correspondence.
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Competent to perform all skills delineated on the Home Health Aide skills checklist.

FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing non-skilled nursing care to an assigned group of patients in the home care setting.

CORE VALUES

  1. Serves as a role model to Hospice staff and external customers, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  2. Shows good judgment by advising the Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could effect the organization.
  3. Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  4. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  5. Encouraged to attend and/or participate in 2 Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fundraising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).
  6. Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  7. Meets behavioral standards and expectations as set by Our Hospice of South Central Indiana’s Standards of Service and administrative policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides routine patient care per the Home Health Aide and/or Homemaker assignment in an exemplary manner, providing comfort, care, and compassion to patients and families.
  2. Observes patients and reports observations and concerns to the primary care nurse and/or Patient Care Coordinator, Nurse Facilitator or Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew.
  3. Completes patient records accurately and on a timely basis.
  4. Assists in maintaining a clean, healthful environment for the patient.
  5. Attends and participates in Interdisciplinary Group meetings, in-services, and staff meetings as requested.
  6. Participates in a minimum of twelve- (12) hours in-service education per year.
  7. Assists in orientation of new Home Health Aides and Homemakers.
  8. Promotes the Hospice benefit and provides education to all potential referring customers including but not limited to case managers, nursing facilities administrators and staff, physicians and physician office staff, and community groups.
  9. Completes other tasks as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  2. Exposure to repetitive motion.
  3. Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
  4. Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
  5. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
  6. Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  7. Finger dexterity required.
  8. Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens Guidelines.Possible Occupational exposure (Category A employee) to human bloodborne pathogens.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  2. Experience – One to three months related experience and/or training
  3. Licensure
    1. Valid Indiana Driver's License
    2. Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) & Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  4. Skills
    1. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    2. Ability to write clear correspondence.
    3. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    4. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
    5. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    6. Competent to perform all skills delineated on the Home Health Aide skills checklist.

REPORTS TO:  Manager of Support Services                                                                    FLSA:  Exempt/P-18

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for providing counseling and supportive services that encourage the grief process and patient/family adjustment to the terminal illness, according to individual and/or family needs.

CORE VALUES

  • Serves as a role model to Hospice’s employees, setting an example of professionalism, teamwork and integrity.
  • Upholds, promotes adherence and active practice of the Standards of Service.
  • Adheres to and is an advocate for the Hospice Mission Statement and philosophy.
  • Shows good judgment by advising the Director of Finance and Business Operations and other Leadership of potential risks, concerns or issues that could affect the organization.
  • Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Compliance Officer and reports HIPAA concerns/issues to the HIPAA Privacy Officer or HIPAA Security Officer.
  • Serves as Committee member as appropriate.
  • Encouraged to attend and/or participates in Hospice sponsored activities (e.g. Memorial Services, Volunteer Support Meeting, fund-raising events, and other team related activities as determined per site).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essentials

    • Assists in the implementation, development and revisions of the plan of care through the development of problems, intervention, and goals.
    • Provides services as indicated by the plan of care.
    • Assists patient/family in locating simple legal forms (e.g. Living Will, out of hospital DNR, General Power of Attorney, Health Care Representative).
    • Provides psychosocial assessments and psychological counseling for the following but not limited to:
    • Patient/family adjustment to terminal illness.
    • Individual counseling relating to: stress, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and feeling of inadequacy.
    • Family counseling relating to social/emotional problems.
    • In the coordination of services for hospice care including: environmental, equipment, temporary care services, long term care and community support agencies.
    • Economic counseling to assist in receiving financial aid applications.
    • Grief counseling.
    • Records in patient’s chart diagnostically, appropriately, and promptly the social finds, impressions and plan of action in relations to medical social problems.
    • Participates in quality assessment and performance improvement program and Hospice sponsored in-service training. 
    • Participates in Hospice team meetings that serve to coordinator the patient plan of care  (IDG) and other team and organizational meetings that contribute to the accomplishment of strategic goals.
    • Facilitates Support Groups
    • Assists with Memorial Services
    • May help and assist with bereavement follow-up care for thirteen months after patient’s death.
    • Participates in on-call service to patient/family to insure availability on a 24 hour, seven day-a-week basis.
    • Assists with training and educating bereavement volunteers.

    Additional Duties & Responsibilities

    • Participates in the educational process of the Hospice approach to other professionals and volunteers. 

    WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Exposure to repetitive motion.
    • Predominantly inside environmental conditions with some exposure to outside environmental conditions.
    • Regularly required to use hands, talk and hear within normal range.
    • Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, or twist.
    • Specific vision abilities include close, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Finger dexterity required.  
    • Must follow Universal Protection Precautions and Blood borne Pathogens Guidelines.  Possible Occupational exposure (Category B employee) to human blood borne pathogens.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Education – Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
    • Experience – Hospice and/or Home Health experience preferred.  Has one year of social work experience in a health care setting. 
    • Licensure -Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Indiana Licensed.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and reliable transportation.

    Applications may be completed and submitted using the link below.

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    Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Inc.
    Human Resources
    2626 E. 17th Street
    Columbus, IN 47201
    Phone: 812.314.8054 
    Toll free 1.800.841.4938 ext. 8054 
    Fax: 812.314.8172
    Email: [email protected]

    Thank you for considering becoming a member of the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana team. Our sincere best wishes for your future success.

    Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.