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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.

Current Job Openings

Location: Columbus
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 PM
Hours: 40

JOB SUMMARY

Functions as the primary representative of the President to interface with the Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Board of Directors, Hospice Leadership, Staff, and the public-at-large.   As the Supervisor of Administrative Support, ensures adequate and effective support to the Leadership Team and ensures there is adequate administrative assistant staff coverage. 

RESPONSIBILITIES Essential

President

  1. Provides comprehensive administrative support to the President in order to ensure an efficient communication process and continued efficient operation of the President’s office.
  2. Schedules appointments and coordinates the schedule of the President to ensure appointments are kept or re-scheduled, exercising discretion in commitment of the President’s time.
  3. Processes and prioritizes incoming telephone, mail, fax, and other communications for the President.
  4. Welcomes visitors and employees to Administration and ensures materials are ready for each as needed.
  5. Prepares and carefully proofreads correspondence and presentations as requested.
  6. Assembles highly confidential and sensitive information for the President and the Board of Directors.
  7. Provides assistance, direction and serves as a resource to those reporting directly to the President.Maintains a positive flow of communication.
  8. Coordinates business functions, meetings and retreats for the President; arranging meeting rooms, meals, etc.
  9. Assists in the preparation of budgets for Administration, Administrative Support and the Board of Directors.
  10. Works independently and within a team on special, nonrecurring and ongoing projects.Acts as a project manager for special projects, at the request of the President or the Board of Directors, which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, and organizing company-wide events.
  11. Coordinates meetings, gathers data, prepares correspondence, documents and reports, maintains files and records on behalf of the President, including but not limited to; bylaws, board book, board profiles and legal documents.
  12. Manages files and printed information in the President’s office and coordinates annual file review to dispose of confidential information

Board of Directors

  1. Meetings:Prepares agendas and supporting documents using BoardEffects software for meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees including room scheduling, meeting notices, room set-up, meals or refreshments and coordinates attendance of participants. Attends Board/Committee meetings, takes minutes and keeps an accurate record of the business conducted.
  2. Maintains accurate records and master copy of all Board records and files, including board bylaws, board minutes and board resolutions.
  3. Manages and maintains the orientation plan for new Board members.Develops, coordinates and updates orientation program for new board members.
  4. Conducts continuing education needs assessment for Board members.Research and maintain appropriate and effective continuing education programs and materials for the Board of Directors.
  5. Proactively identifies opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of resource use.

     

    Administrative Support Team

  1. Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Administrative Support Staff.
  2. Manages employees by influencing and mentoring, team building, building trust, listening, creative collaboration and flexibility.
  3. Role models and holds individuals accountable to Standards of Service including managing up co-workers.
  4. Establishes Departmental Scorecard and measurable staff performance goals.
  5. Monitors and conducts annual Performance Evaluations in conjunction with respective co-supervisor.
  6. Conducts Departmental meetings on a quarterly basis.
  7. Evaluates and implements process improvement efforts and standard work instructions as needed.
  8. Assists with disciplinary action and opportunities for improvement per established policies and procedures.Provides conflict resolution for Administrative Support staff.
  9. Participates in interviewing and selecting Administrative Support staff.
  10. Verifies and approves payroll.

     

    Medical Staff

  1. Credentialing new physicians and nurse practitioners for Our Hospice.Facilitate credentialing at Columbus Regional Health and additional hospitals as identified by the Medical Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience – Minimum of four years in an executive office position.Experience in health care is preferred.
  3. Licensure – Valid Indiana Driver’s License.
  4. Skills
    1. Proficient in MS word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point and the Internet.
    2. Strong working knowledge of administrative office procedures
    3. Strong working knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment and software programs.Experience with BoardEffects software preferred.
    4. High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
    5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    6. Professional appearance and telephone manner.
    7. Excellent command of the English language, oral and written.
    8. Type 40-45 wpm.
    9. Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
    10. Ability to summarize data for reports.

 

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’s 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 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 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 Drivers 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.

JOB SUMMARY

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

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. Participates in on-call service to patient/family to insure availability on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis.
  5. 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.
  6. 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).
  7. 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.
  8. 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 preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience – One to three years’ experience in health care preferred
  3. Licensure
    1. Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana
    2. Valid Indiana Driver’s License
    3. CPR
  4. Skills
    1. 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.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare regulations.
    3. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general industry periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
    4. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    5. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from patients/families and the general public.
    6. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    7. Excellent problem solving ability.
    8. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.

 

REPORTS TO:  Manager of Inpatient and Bartholomew                                                  

FLSA:  Non-Exempt / Hourly

JOB SUMMARY

This position shall be responsible for meeting the nursing care needs of assigned patients/families in the home care setting.  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’s staff, 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 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. Participates in on-call service to patient/family to insure availability on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis.
  5. 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.
  6. 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).
  7. 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.
  8. 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 preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience – One to three years’ experience in health care preferred
  3. Licensure
    1. Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana
    2. Valid Indiana Driver’s License
    3. CPR
  4. Skills
    1. 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.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare regulations.
    3. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general industry periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
    4. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    5. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from patients/families and the general public.
    6. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    7. Excellent problem solving ability.
    8. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.

Summary

Our Hospice of South Central Indiana is seeking a Hospice & Palliative Care Physician for their Columbus, Indiana facility. 

The Hospice Physician will provide direct patient care and symptom management to hospice patients while assuring care is in compliance with Medicare and other regulatory programs.  The clinician will also serve as liaison between the primary physician and the hospice team, providing care and facilitating communication and continuity of the care plan.  The clinician will also support the admission and care delivery process of hospice patients.  

Primary Responsibilities include:

  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.
    • Acts as primary/attending physician when patients have no primary/attending physician.
    • Participates in the development, evaluation, and revision of written care plans by attending the IDG meetings.
    • Participates in medication review, titration, or discontinuation, in line with patient’s condition and goals.
    • Participates in IDG, completing medication review, relatedness and clinical decision making.
    • Is available to have goals of care conferences with patients and families who are considering the choice of hospice, to help counsel and coordinate care in line with patient’s condition and goals. These visits can be required either:

                   - Before choosing hospice (such as a palliative care consult).

                   - While under the care of hospice. 

  2. Works collaborative with other medical staff.
    • May be asked to assist with work assigned to other medical colleagues as work load indicates.
    • Rotates for weekend and holiday call to provide for the 24 hour, 7 day a week needs for hospice in all levels of care.
  3. Visits hospice patients as indicated.
    • Makes visits to hospice patients whether at patient’s home or a residential facility as indicated for symptom management or re-certification of hospice eligibility.
    • Makes visits to hospice patients in the Hospice Inpatient Facility as indicated.
  4. Completes all required documentation in a timely manner.
    • Documents patient visits per State and Federal regulation.
    • Completes death certificates, CTIs and other documentation as needed.
  5. Responsible for making quality, cost effective medical care decisions.
  6. Serves as a liaison with community physicians, medical schools, hospitals and nursing homes.
  7. Advises Medical Director of exceptional conditions, such as unanticipated adverse outcomes in the clinical setting.
  8. Stays up to date on notifications, emails and Chex educations, and is responsible for updated information.
  9. During work hours, is available to discuss treatment options, make recommendations for symptom management in patients who are considering or enrolled in hospice
  10. May involve direct discussion with referring MD to clarify needs and expectations.
  11. Will fulfill the role of Medical Director as Medical Director Designee, when Medical Director is unavailable for protracted times.

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.Hospice and Palliative Medicine board certification preferred.
    • Five 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, preferred
    • Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
    • Hold a current and updated DEA license
    • Obtain and maintain privileges at Columbus Regional Hospital.
    • Remain current in CME hours in a primary specialty.

 

Qualified and interested candidates should submit resume and salary requirements to:
Marla Satterfield, Manager of Human Resources, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201. Our Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No Telephone Calls Please.

JOB SUMMARY

The Transitions Care Manager of hospice is responsible for managing the Admissions Registered Nurse staff, along with the Dietician, Therapy services and Clinical Float staff members.  This position is responsible for coordinating and ensuring delivery of high quality of care to patients and for maintaining high collaboration with Referral Intake department, referral sources and community partners.  Assures continuity, cost effectiveness, and quality of the operations, and provides leadership to the clinical staff and other areas of Hospice. Maintains knowledge and compliance with organizational policies, along with state and federal regulations pertaining to hospice care. Assures utilization of performance improvement principles and practices.  Interacts with other leaders and patient care managers and with support departments to achieve office and organizational goals 

 PROFESSIONAL EFFICIENCY AND CLINICAL PRACTICE

  • Serves as a clinical resource to admissions and staff members and ensures quality outcomes for patients and families throughout the care continuum.
  • Builds collaborative and collegial relationships with Referral Intake and Admission Team members, Interdisciplinary Teams, and others to assure coordination and continuity of care and services.
  • Collaborates with Referral and hospice MD/NP regarding medical eligibility and to paint the picture documentation.
  • Reviews relevant medical records, assessing for documentation to support hospice medical eligibility and goals of care.
  • Participates in the evaluation patient/family referral source outcomes and satisfaction with care/services provided.
  • Identifies possible improvements in areas of responsibility in order to increase access and promote efficiency.
  • Mediates and solves problems effectively.  Communicates directly with Director of Clinical Services on difficult referrals/admissions.
  • Ensures a timely response to call for assistance, questions the need for support from patients, families, referral sources, community partners, and facilities.
  • Coordinates the delivery of services in order to provide a cost-effective, quality health care delivery system 24 hours a day, seven days a week with continual focus on the mission statement of the organization.
  • Facilitates communication and works effectively between Hospice staff, patients/families/ caregivers, physicians, vendors and other professionals as appropriate.
  • Ensures that all admission documentation is completed accurately and in a concise manner using point of care service.
  • Provides leadership, problem solving, and management decision-making to the RN, HHA, and other staff as required. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work autonomously, with efficiency, time management and strong work ethic to see the task to completion.
  • Provides ongoing clinical excellence by identifying learning needs, policy and procedure clarifications, and evidence based clinical information.
  • Participates in patient care manager after-hours rotation and provides immediate support to clinical support as needed.
  • Teaches, supervises and counsels employees including overall job performance, patient needs and direction with goals and interventions per the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Completes audits with the medical record workflow including but not limited to audits, physician order approvals, patient transfers and direct oversight of recertification’s within the electronic health record.
  • Direct oversight of the patient expenses including but not limited to labor, pharmacy, mileage, medical supplies and durable medical equipment.  Maintains budget goals while ensuring patient care and necessary needs remain as the first priority.
  • Assist Director in review of monthly financial and/or labor reports to evaluate if changes are needed to increase referral growth, or reduce expenses, increase resources, and achieve strategic goals.
  • Collaborates with leadership including community leaders to ensure effectiveness of admission team, float resource pool, and scheduling.
  • Responsible for being familiar with Our Hospice Policies and Procedures and practicing according to these standards and guidelines.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Certification in hospice/palliative care preferred

 Experience

  • Three to five years of health care and hospice experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing patient care teams.
  • Proven team leader.

Licensure

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana.
  • Valid Indiana Drivers License.
  • CPR certification.

     

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.
  • Familiarity with special terminology such as legal, medical or scientific terms.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for applying nursing knowledge at an advanced level to maintain or improve quality of life for our hospice patients.  He/she will also serve as a resource, consultant, and advisor to the clinical staff and leadership to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality of care.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential

Clinical Practice

  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.
  2. Conducts focused medical assessments:history & physicals; orders and evaluates diagnostics; interprets findings and develops plans of care.
  3. Provides diagnostic & pharmacologic management of acute and chronic disease processes through ongoing assessment, intervention and education in collaboration with the physician.
  4. Practices within the guidelines established by Hospice of South Central protocols, policies, and procedures.
  5. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary professional group regarding clinical findings and coordinating the plan of care.
  6. Consults with medical director regarding patient care issues beyond the realm of experience or autonomy of the Advanced Practice Nurse.
  7. Provides on-call service to patient/family to insure high quality care is supported 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  8. 1.8 Is collaborative and good team member with all Our Hospice employees.

Research

  1. Conducts clinical inquiries to improve patient care.
  2. Participates in research with staff to enable clinical practice reform.
  3. Identifies potential problems and healthcare system deficiencies.
  4. Utilizes and promotes evidence-based research along with institutional, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure quality of care.
  5. Have knowledge of active clinical trials in area of practice.
  6. Provide for the dissemination of current research based literature and theories necessary for the advancement of patient care.
  7. Facilitate nursing staff in ability to critique current literature for applicability in critical areas.

Education and Consultation

  1. Identifies and addresses educational needs of the patient and family.
  2. Serves as a mentor for healthcare staff/physicians regarding professional standards of care.
  3. Collaborates with nursing and other disciplines regarding clinical findings and the plan of care.
  4. Provides product evaluation and audit review in conjunction with the QA/PI & Education Coordinator.
  5. Assesses and coordinates continuing education and staff development needs in conjunction with the QA/PI & Education Coordinator.
  6. Serves as a consultant resource for hospice clinical issues.

  Leadership

  1. Serves as a representative to assigned hospice committees and community based activities.
  2. Serves as a role model in clinical and professional practice.
  3. Serves as an inter/intra departmental liaison.
  4. Assumes leadership and clinical practice roles in identifying, monitoring, and changing standards of hospice practice to improve care for patients and families.

Professional Development

  1. Maintains appropriate certifications and professional association memberships as required and specific to designated specialty area.
  2. Participates in mandatory education and seeks additional educational growth opportunities.
  3. Participates in Performance Improvement/Quality Assurance activities.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Performs additional duties and/or other responsibilities as assigned.
  2. Reports compliance concerns/issues to the Special Projects Consultant/Compliance Officer or him/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.
  6. Participates in education for Our Hospice nursing staff
  7. Participate in Our Hospice events and is supportive of Our Hospice in the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education – MSN from accredited program
  2. Experience – At least three to five years’ experience in appropriate clinical area.
  3. Licensure
    • Current Registered Nurse Licensure in the state of Indiana
    • Certification in appropriate clinical area
    • Valid Indiana Driver’s License
  4. Skills
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

If you would like to submit a resume and/or application, or would like additional information, please contact our Human Resources Department. Applications may be completed and submitted to Marla Satterfield at the address or email 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: msatterfield@crh.org

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.