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Hope Hospice offers an excellent benefits package for employees working 30 or more hours per week. All insurance plans become effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment. Employee benefits include:
- Group medical, dental, life & AD&D, and long term disability
- Voluntary vision, short term disability, critical illness, and accident
- Section 125 flexible spending accounts (FSA) for healthcare and dependent care reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Paid holidays (ten holidays designated), vacation and sick leave, one mental health day per calendar year
- 403 (B) Employer sponsored retirement plan for employees working 20 or more hours per week; salary deferrals effective immediately and discretionary employer match after one year of consecutive employment
- Mileage reimbursement
RN Care Manager
Job Summary: Delivers comprehensive patient care to all assigned patients/families and serves as case manager for all hospice services provided, working cooperatively within the interdisciplinary team.
Job Status: Full-time; Exempt
Supervises: LVNs and Hospice Aides as assigned
- Graduate of approved school of nursing, preferably with a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree.
- Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
- Reliable means of transportation; valid Texas driver’s license; automobile insurance.
- One or more years experience in an acute care setting is required.
- Knowledge of case management approach, of working within an interdisciplinary team, and of nursing process as it applies to hospice, palliative care, and home health patients and their families is preferred.
- Pain and symptom control skills, crisis intervention expertise, and family/ patient teaching and counseling skills are required.
- Computer knowledge required.
- Critical thinking skills, ability to problem solve, make decisions, set priorities, and keep timely, accurate and orderly records is required.
- Presents with a professional personal appearance, behavior, attitude, and integrity.
- Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Is a demonstrated team player who is flexible, self-motivated, dependable, and works well with others.
Children’s Grief Counselor
Provides counseling services to Hope Hospice patients and families and to the community. Provides support to the Assistant Director of Mission Support Services in the development, implementation and delivery of all services, including grief camps, family night, special events and training programs. Responsible for assisting Assistant Director of Mission Support Services with supervision of volunteers.
Job Status: Full-time; Exempt
- Master’s degree and license in a discipline such as social work, counseling, psychology, pastoral care, or related mental health field.
- Demonstrated clinical experience in the areas of children and adolescent death and dying; grief and loss; and individual, family and group therapy.
- Demonstrated skill in administrative performance including expertise in written and oral communication and electronic documentation.
- Suitable personal appearance, behavior, attitude, integrity. Excellent interpersonal communication and relationship skills.
- Acts as a team player exhibiting flexibility, self-motivation, dependability and the ability to work well with others.
- Able to problem solve, make decisions, set priorities, and keep accurate, timely, and orderly records.
- Working computer knowledge required.
Hospice Aide (CNA)
Job Summary: Provides personal care and emotional support to patients of Hope Hospice
Job Status: Full-time; non-exempt
- At least one year experience, as a Hospice Aide or Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home, home health agency, hospice, or long term care facility.
- Must have current state certification as a nurse assistant and have completed a Certified Nursing Assistant Program or course at a recognized college, university, or prep school.
- Must successfully pass the written competency evaluation and skills validation as required by regulations, prior to delivery of services, and updated at least every 12 months.
- Must have reliable transportation, valid Texas driver’s license, and automobile insurance.
- Communicates effectively in English, both verbal and written.
- Must be at least 18 years of age, mature, and able to deal effectively with the job demands.
- Able to tolerate rapid fluctuations in workload and varied distances of travel related to patient visits.
- Sensitive and sympathetic attitude toward the sick and their caregivers/families.
- Evidences personal integrity, appropriate personal presence, and strong work ethic.
- Able to work effectively within a team approach as well as independently.
Volunteer activities are flexible and involvement can be tailored to fit each volunteer’s schedule. Volunteers can choose what type of assignments they would prefer, when they are able to give of their time, and how often they are available.
Hope’s patient care volunteers provide support to hospice patients and families through companionship. Volunteers may be asked to help patients in whatever setting the patient considers home, whether it be a residence or a nursing facility. (Basic 24 hours of training required).
11th Hour Volunteer:
Based on the precept that no one has to die alone, 11th hour volunteers are trained to be present during the last hours of a patient’s life. 11th hour volunteers bring comfort to patients at the time of death and bring support and reassurance to their families. (Basic 24 hours plus 2 additional hours of training required.)
Thrift Shop Volunteer:
Sort and sell donated goods at the Hope Hospice Thrift Shop. Our thrift shop volunteers play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of the store. Because of their devotion, revenues from our thrift store provide a steadily growing income for Hope Hospice that helps us meet the needs of patients & families. (Basic orientation and on-the-job training required.)
Administrative volunteers do not have contact with patients directly, but can help Hope Hospice in a wide variety of ways. These volunteers can work on mailings, filing, typing, answering phones, and other forms of office help. The behind-the-scenes support of the administrative volunteers helps to keep things running smoothly and is a tremendous help to our mission here at Hope Hospice. (Basic orientation and on-the-job training required.)
Bereavement & Children’s Grief Program Volunteer:
Bereavement and Children’s Grief Volunteers work closely with Bereavement Specialists to provide support to adults and children dealing with grief and loss. This support can include mailings, phone calls, and assisting with grief workshops, camps, or support groups. (12 hours of training required.)