NC Providers

Caldwell Hospice

Caldwell Hospice is built on a foundation of over 37 years of patient-centered end-of-life care. Led by our mission and guided by our values of Integrity, Respect, Acceptance, and Excellence, we seek to be the most respected and number one choice provider for compassionate, expert and innovative care for patients and families facing a life-limiting illness in the communities we serve. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference, now is a great time to join our growing team!
Director of Nursing Services
Caldwell Hospice is seeking a director of nursing services. The director of nursing services is responsible for ensuring that the highest degree of quality hospice and palliative medicine is provided to our patients and families, while strengthening our relationships with healthcare partners and referral sources. Successful candidates must be dynamic, energetic, proven leaders with strong clinical and communication skills, conflict management abilities, positive attitude and strategic capacity to find innovative solutions for service challenges. Candidates must have a BSN, current NC license, CPR certification, five or more years of supervisory experience of nursing staff along with at least two years of active nursing experience. MSN and five or more years of experience in hospice and palliative care is strongly preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assure all clinical services are provided in accordance with all applicable regulations
  • Review patient/family referrals and follow-up, as indicated
  • Coordinate the determination of appropriateness of referrals
  • Coordinate and lead team conferences and other informal conferences that involve interdisciplinary team planning
  • Assure 24-hour nursing on-call availability
  • Assure nursing services are provided according to the patient plan of care
  • Work closely with director of support services to assure continuity of service delivery and patient care
  • Assist the volunteer coordinator with training of new volunteers and providing continuing education and support for volunteers
  • Assess staffing patterns on an on-going basis and apprise chief executive officer of needs, changes, etc.
  • Coordinate the interviewing, hiring, and supervising of all nursing services staff
  • Be able to think strategically for the organization as a whole and stay abreast of the organization’s financial status
  • Member of senior leadership team
  • Coordinate interaction with contracting agencies to facilitate continuity of care and quality of services including appropriate education of contract agency personnel
  • Act as senior coordinator of palliative medicine program
  • Serve on the safety committee

    PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Speech and hearing skills necessary for telephone interaction and face to face contact
  • Visual acuity to read chart and physician’s orders
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Manual dexterity to establish IV sites, manipulate tubing, and other patient care supplies
  • With assistance, ability to lift and support an average of 150 pounds
  • Ability to sit as required to perform duties
  • Ability to pull/push, and bend frequently
  • Ability to squat, kneel, climb, and balance

    Caldwell Hospice offers competitive compensation and benefits and a work environment that fosters a spirit of teamwork and support.

    Caldwell Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and grants employment opportunity without regard to ethnic group, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or other protected class characteristics.

    If you are interested in a fulfilling career apply to careers@caldwellhospice.org today!

    Posted: 8/19/19
  • Vidant Medical Group

    Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group sponsored by Vidant Health, employs more than 500 providers in more than 90 locations, offering primary and specialty care. The group provides the infrastructure and leadership needed to manage a modern medical practice including processes for billing and collection, group contracting, electronic medical records and other technologies.
    Physician
    Vidant Medical Group is seeking a Physician with Hospice and Palliative Care experience to join its established Hospice and Palliative Care team in Greenville, NC at Vidant Medical Center. Palliative Care Fellowship preferred.

    Highlights include:
  • Employment by Vidant Medical Group
  • Established team includes: 2 physicians, 6 providers, RN’s, social workers, and chaplains
  • Hospice and Palliative Care team provides clinical care to patients in Vidant’s 16-bed palliative care unit located inside the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Cancer Center, an 8-bed freestanding hospice house, and to patients receiving care through Vidant’s home hospice program
  • Consult service averages 200 new patient consults per month
  • Close proximity to NC and VA beaches and outdoor activities
  • Check out our excellent work / life balance video – here
  • Competitive Compensation and Comprehensive Benefit Package to include: annual CME stipend, relocation, vacation, sick, & holidays, malpractice (with tail), 401k matching program/ 457b, medical, dental & vision, disability & life insurance

    Responsibilities will include:
  • Serve as lead physician and medical director of hospice house
  • Development of expanded outpatient palliative care services
  • Participate in professional and community education and marketing events
  • Collaborate with community referring physicians and organizations
  • Manage patient care of inpatient and home hospice patients
  • Perform clinical rounds on hospice inpatient unit
  • Lead multidisciplinary rounds with home and inpatient team
  • Conduct and participate in family meetings
  • Perform and document face to face assessments for hospice certification and recertification
  • Interface with palliative and hospice teams and participate in collaborative activities

    If you, or a colleague, are interested in learning more about our Hospice and Palliative care opportunity, please contact Ashley Rudolph. or call 252.847.1944

    Posted: 8/15/19