SC Hospice & PC Providers

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry is an independent, community-based, non-profit organization serving the Lowcountry for more than 30 years. It is based out of Bluffton, SC, and provides care in Hilton Head, Beaufort, & Bluffton, as well parts of Jasper & Hampton counties.
FT Registered Nurse Case Manager
This is an hourly position for an RN to work M-F, 0830-1700. The person must be able to work unsupervised, be reliable and organized, and have dependable transportation.

Previous hospice experience is preferred but not required. Requirements include pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Please email resumé to Heather Thornburg , fax resumé to 843-706-4095, or call 843-706-2296.

Posted: 11/8/17

PRN Registered Nurse
This is an hourly position for an RN to work in a supporting role with our FT case managers and dedicated weekend & evening staff. Must be willing to assist with holidays; and must be able to work unsupervised, be reliable and organized, and have dependable transportation.

Previous hospice experience is preferred but not required. Requirements include pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Please email resumé to Heather Thornburg , fax resumé to 843-706-4095, or call 843-706-2296.

Posted: 11/8/17

Part-Time Grant Writer
Compensation is based on experience.

Please contact Jenny Brasington at 843-706-2296, or fax resumé and letter of interest to 843-706-4095.

Posted: 11/8/17

Part-time Controller

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry is seeking a dedicated and “hands on” part-time Controller who’s primary role is oversight of accounting and payroll activities. The part-time position will report to the Executive Director and interact frequently with members of the organization’s Board of Directors. Workload averages 10 hours/week with concentration of workload focused on month-end and year-end responsibilities. The position is supported by a full-time administrator who handles all billing, processing of vendor invoices, and maintenance of employee records and payroll processing.

Responsibilities:

Accounting Functions
  • Routine: monitoring of cash flow, depreciation and the chart of accounts and oversight of recurring payments to vendors
  • Month-end: posting and/or reconciliation of statements and accounts
  • Year-end: financial closing tasks; support of the annual financial audit by the independent auditor; and preparation of worksheets supporting the auditor’s preparation of IRS Form 990
  • Provide accounting documentation for annual Medicare Cost Reporting and Worker’s Compensation reporting
  • Work with management and the Board to prepare the annual budget and special reports
  • Payroll Functions
  • Routine: Maintain employee records supporting compensation and benefits, update program files and tables, and process and post bi-weekly payroll runs
  • Month-end: Process and post month-end accruals
  • Year-end: Reconcile payroll accounts, prepare year-end bonus reports and monitor compliance with government reporting requirements
  • Donor/Fundraising Support, as needed
  • Prepare donor reports and mailing lists
  • Prepare event reports
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s in an Accounting/Finance discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years of accounting or related experience
  • Experience as a Controller, Accounting Manager or Supervisor commensurate with the requirements of the role
  • Ability to communicate with, and prepare timely and complete responses to management and Board requests
  • Flexibility to vary work hours to meet the periodic peak demands on the role
  • Not-for-profit experience is preferred but not required
  • Note: While most of the responsibilities of the Controller role can be performed remotely, there are limited occasions when the position must work in the offices located on Plantation Park Drive in Bluffton. The individual currently performing these functions is retiring and is available to support the transition.

    Please email resumé to Heather Thornburg , fax resumé to 843-706-4095, or call 843-706-2296.

    Posted: 11/8/17

    Wren Hospice

    Do you want to be a part of a dynamic growing team? If so, Wren Hospice has an excellent opportunity for you! Wren Hospice is a locally owned and operated hospice provider. Our office is located in Greer, SC. We service 7 counties in the South Carolina upstate.

    Interested candidates should submit their resumes to Heather Burton.

    RN Case Manager
    Wren Hospice is seeking a fulltime RN Case Manager in the Greenville, SC, area.

    Responsibilities:
  • Complete assessments of patients;
  • Initiate the plan of care;
  • Counsel the patient and family in meeting nursing needs;
  • Supervise ancillary personnel; and
  • Participate in on-call duties.
  • Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse with at least one year of experience in Hospice.
  • Posted: 9/15/17

    Roper St. Francis Healthcare System

    Roper St. Francis is Charleston’s only private, not-for-profit hospital system with a specific focus on community outreach. The healthcare system has three hospitals strategically located across the region: Roper Hospital on the Charleston peninsula, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley and Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital in Mount Pleasant. The system is building a fourth flagship hospital in the Carnes Crossroads section of Berkeley County.

    Roper St. Francis is one of the Lowcountry's largest private employers with nearly 5,600 employees. The healthcare system has a robust, active medical staff of more than 800 doctors representing every medical specialty and provides services in more than 125 locations in seven counties. Learn more here.

    For consideration, please submit your CV to Laurie Lybrand.
    Hospice & Palliative Care Physician
    Roper St. Francis Healthcare is seeking a physician to join a practice of 14 who provide end-of-life care to our patients within our three hospitals and a home palliative program. The successful home palliative program includes 3 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, 2 social workers, and 2 chaplains who provide palliative/supportive care and end-of-life care as a consultative service in the inpatient acute care setting.

    Responsibilities:
  • Full-time position with on-call responsibilities (Shared call 1:4).
  • Actively identify opportunities to improve the patient and family care experience.
  • Improve the effectiveness of resources as used in management of symptoms, end-of- life care, and complex chronic medical and social issues.
  • Teaching opportunities with Palliative Medicine Fellowship collaboration and nursing students.
  • Qualifications in Desired Candidate:
  • Experienced in Palliative Medicine -- Board certified or Fellowship trained in Palliative Medicine not required; will consider experience.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to assess, evaluate, plan and implement care in complex and life limiting situations.
  • Must be capable of offering specialized knowledge and skills to all members of the healthcare staff.
  • Must have the ability to balance emotionally challenging situations in the context of serious medical illness.
  • Team oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care as well as family support and demonstrate clinical outcomes.
  • Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health, life and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan 403(b) with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME allowance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Posted: 8/30/17

    Agapé Hospice

    Agapé Hospice’s mission is to provide comprehensive end-of-life care to individuals and their families in a compassionate, faith-based, and dignified environment. For more information about our positions and about Agapé Hospice, please visit Agapé Hospice. Qualified applicants may send resumes to Betsy Sippel.
    Registered Nurses – Beaufort, Columbia, Walterboro & York
    Are you a Registered Nurse with critical care, emergency room, home health or hospice experience? If so, then we want to talk with you. Agapé Hospice is seeking highly motivated, compassionate and energetic RN’s for available full-time, part-time, and PRN positions. Make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness in creating an atmosphere of excellence in care.

    Agape Hospice offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

    Posted: 8/15/17

    Senior Solutions Advisors – Charleston and Hilton Head
    Agape is looking for an experienced marketing person to work with our Hospice team. The candidate will be responsible for interaction with referral sources and the community provider network to educate about all Agape Hospice services, generate referrals, build and maintain relationships, establish a professional presence and enhance the image of Agape.

    Agape Hospice offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

    Posted: 8/15/17

    Hospice of the Carolina Foothills

    Hospice of the Carolina Foothills provides state-of-the-art hospice care, palliative care and grief counseling for patients and their families in Rutherford, Henderson, Polk and McDowell counties in NC and Cherokee, Greenville and Spartanburg counties in SC. The non-profit operates the 18-suite SECU Hospice Inpatient Unit in Forest City, NC and the 12-bed Smith Phayer Inpatient Unit in Landrum, SC. The organization has served patients for more than three decades.

    Interested applicants should email their resumé to hr@hospiceofrutherford.org.

    NURSE PRACTITIONER
    This is a full-time position Monday-Friday. Duties include providing assessment and follow up supportive care to patients facing life threatening illness and their families. Excellent benefits and salary based on experience.

    Posted: 8/7/17

    Hospice & Community Care

    Hospice & Community Care began in 1985 due to the efforts of community leaders in response to one woman’s struggle with cancer and her desire to remain at home until her death. HC&C has seen similar stories played out over our 30 year history as we have served thousands of patients and their families. We provide comprehensive management of the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of those we serve.

    To apply for the following job openings, visit the website to complete an application online or fax it to (803) 329-1841. Hospice & Community Care offers competitive benefits.

    Weeknight On-Call Registered Nurse
    Weeknight On-Call Registered Nurse @ Hospice & Community Care

    Shift: Mon – Thurs, 4:30 pm – 8:00 am

    Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with the Chief Nursing Officer and other team members to effectively implement the Hospice goals
  • Provides nursing care to Hospice patients in accordance with medical directives and plan of care
  • Qualifications:
  • Must possess current South Carolina Registered Nurse license
  • Minimum 2 years direct care experience
  • Skilled in pain and symptom control management and crisis intervention
  • Ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerance of individual lifestyles
  • Posted: 8/1/17

    Nurse Practitioner
    Nurse Practitioner @ Hospice & Community Care

    Shift: Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Responsibilities:
  • Works autonomously but in collaboration with physicians to deliver primary medical care for hospice patients
  • Provides advanced practice nursing services through management of the terminal condition
  • Develops treatment plans for patients at home and possible other settings which may include: general inpatient units, hospitals, assisted living, independent living, senior housing, and skilled nursing facilities
  • Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree or higher degree in Nursing
  • Current license as a Nurse Practitioner in South Carolina
  • Must meet the training, education and experience requirements to be authorized to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state where services are provided including, without limitation, being certified as a Nurse Practitioner by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners
  • Authority to practice, prescribe and have Medicare billing privileges as a nurse practitioner South Carolina
  • Insurance required by South Carolina for nurse practitioners to practice and prescribe the services are provided, or be eligible for such insurance requirements to be satisfied by group coverage with a H&CC
  • Current CPR certification
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and practice required liability insurance
  • Previous experience in geriatric primary care preferred
  • Posted: 8/1/17

    Beacon Hospice

    Beacon Hospice is a growing agency located in the Low Country of South Carolina with offices in Mt. Pleasant/Charleston and Murrells Inlet/Myrtle Beach. The company has a sister agency in the Midlands and Upstate and is effectively able to provide hospice services across South Carolina. Beacon is well funded and excited about its prospect of continuing to provide exceptional services to patients, their families, and facilities in South Carolina.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Regena Arehart.

    Patient Care Manager - Mount Pleasant
    The position of Patient Care Manager in the Mount Pleasant office has just become available; the position reports to the Program Director.

    Qualifications:
  • Experienced registered nurse (RN) with acute, post-acute and/or long-term nursing care experience, ideally with hospice care experience.
  • Experience caring for patients in a facility and/or home setting.
  • Previous experience in managing other care team individuals for at least two (2) years.
  • Self-starter and able to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • To provide leadership, management, and clinical guidance to our Interdisciplinary Teams (IDTs), as well as foster Beacon’s culture of transparency, professionalism and excellence in all aspects of patient care.
  • Serve as the bridge between our care team members, compliance organization, operations, and market-facing professionals.
  • Create a positive and open culture that respects the care team members’ various contributions.
  • Able to sit for long periods of time, lift up to 50 pounds, and also stoop and bend.
  • Duties: The Patient Care Manager (PCM) shall be responsible for the day-to-day management of the care team members, including but not limited to:
  • Coordinate with administrative staff to ensure Beacon continues to remain in compliance with Medicare Conditions of Participation.
  • Interact with Corporate Compliance Nurses to distribute training and monitor compliance efforts.
  • Schedule and facilitate IDT meetings and staff.
  • Work with Community Liaisons to gather information and qualify potential patients using Medicare guidelines and sound clinical judgement.
  • Work with administrative staff, as well as Nurse Case Managers, to manage costs of medications, DME and medical supplies.
  • Employ qualified personnel and ensuring adequate employee orientation, training and in-services, education and evaluation
  • Coordinate branch QAPI activities
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of patient records
  • Maintain compliance with applicable laws and regulations and implementing corrective action in response to reports of hospice program committees and regulatory agencies
  • Implement the policies and procedures approved by the governing body
  • Determine staffing needs and staffing patterns according to program requirements and standards
  • Supervise and evaluate Registered Nurses (Case Managers), Aides, Social Workers and Chaplains
  • Provide direct patient care, as needed
  • Review and approve bi-weekly payroll
  • Posted: 6/26/17

    Patient Care Manager - Hilton Head Area
    The position of Patient Care Manager in the new Hilton Head office reports to the Program Director.

    Qualifications:
  • Experienced registered nurse (RN) with acute, post-acute and/or long-term nursing care experience, ideally with hospice care experience.
  • Experience caring for patients in a facility and/or home setting.
  • Previous experience in managing other care team individuals for at least two (2) years.
  • Self-starter and able to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • To provide leadership, management, and clinical guidance to our Interdisciplinary Teams (IDTs), as well as foster Beacon’s culture of transparency, professionalism and excellence in all aspects of patient care.
  • Serve as the bridge between our care team members, compliance organization, operations, and market-facing professionals.
  • Create a positive and open culture that respects the care team members’ various contributions.
  • Able to sit for long periods of time, lift up to 50 pounds, and also stoop and bend.
  • Duties: The Patient Care Manager (PCM) shall be responsible for the day-to-day management of the care team members, including but not limited to:
  • Coordinate with administrative staff to ensure Beacon continues to remain in compliance with Medicare Conditions of Participation.
  • Interact with Corporate Compliance Nurses to distribute training and monitor compliance efforts.
  • Schedule and facilitate IDT meetings and staff.
  • Work with Community Liaisons to gather information and qualify potential patients using Medicare guidelines and sound clinical judgement.
  • Work with administrative staff, as well as Nurse Case Managers, to manage costs of medications, DME and medical supplies.
  • Employ qualified personnel and ensuring adequate employee orientation, training and in-services, education and evaluation
  • Coordinate branch QAPI activities
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of patient records
  • Maintain compliance with applicable laws and regulations and implementing corrective action in response to reports of hospice program committees and regulatory agencies
  • Implement the policies and procedures approved by the governing body
  • Determine staffing needs and staffing patterns according to program requirements and standards
  • Supervise and evaluate Registered Nurses (Case Managers), Aides, Social Workers and Chaplains
  • Provide direct patient care, as needed
  • Review and approve bi-weekly payroll
  • Posted: 5/17/17

    Blue Ridge Hospice

    Blue Ridge Hospice is a growing agency located in South Carolina with offices in Columbia, Sumter, Greenville and Spartanburg and is effectively able to provide hospice services across South Carolina. Additionally, we provide care through the Low Country and Coast via our Beacon Hospice agency. Blue Ridge is well funded and excited about its prospect of continuing to provide exceptional services to patients, their families, and facilities in South Carolina.agency. We continue to grow our service team in an effort to serve an even larger population of the state.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Regena Arehart.

    Registered Nurse - Full-time, Blue Ridge Hospice, Sumter
    Duties:
  • Promotes positive, harmonious work environment that fosters team concept and the Blue Ridge Hospice philosophy
  • Provides for the personal, physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs of the patient and family unit
  • Facilitates patient care activities by providing advice, support, and assistance to the IDT members as needed
  • Responsible for ongoing patient/family evaluation and assessment
  • Supervises LPNs and Hospice Aides
  • Competently performs all nursing skills required by position
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments of patients at least weekly and PRN
  • Develops and maintains a written care plan for each patient and updates as needed and with re-certifications
  • Maintains complete, accurate, and up to date medical records. Documents all contacts with patient and family unit and has documentation in office per policy
  • Participates in biweekly IDT meetings
  • Communicates on a regular basis to IDT members the current status of the patient/family unit
  • Collaborates with the IDT members to ensure the best care for the patient/family unit according to the Blue Ridge Hospice philosophy of care
  • Develops plan of care for hospice aides and performs aide supervision per policy
  • Coordinates LPN assignments and supervises LPN per policy
  • Notifies Clinical Director or designee daily of all changes in patient status, including hospitalizations, revocations, discharges, and deaths
  • Performs family education visits as assigned and determines if patient is hospice appropriate per established criteria
  • Makes visits to hospice patients within the branch service area to provide quality nursing care including assessment, clinical care, instruction, and support to patient/family unit from admission through the dying process to death or discharge
  • Communicates with attending physicians and BRH Medical Director as needed
  • Assumes on call responsibilities and responds expeditiously
  • Perform other job-related activities as assigned
  • Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • Current SC License as Registered Nurse in good standing
  • Previous home health, hospice, or comparable setting experience
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Posted: 6/22/17

    LMSW - Full-time, Blue Ridge Hospice, Columbia
    Responsibilities:
  • Provide hospice education about available hospice services and expectations to patients, families and community.
  • Research and obtain necessary community resources to meet patient, family and/or caregivers needs.
  • Complete initial and ongoing social worker assessments on hospice patients, families and caregivers.
  • Develop and update social worker treatment plan for guiding social worker in working with the patient and/or family or caregivers.
  • Provide routine and PRN visits to patients and or family or caregivers in private residences, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities, residential group homes, and/or hospitals.
  • Provide the following: ongoing assessments (including preparatory bereavement assessments), support, active listening, problem solving, conflict resolution, crisis management, individual and family counseling, anticipatory grief counseling, bereavement counseling as directed by the Bereavement Coordinator, financial counseling, education and assistance with Advance Care Planning, education and assistance with DNR status, assistance with funeral arrangements, assistance with community referrals and minimum of monthly caregiver phone calls.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork accurately, neatly and in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate regularly with other hospice team members to provide patient updates, patient needs and/or concerns and to assist in developing an interdisciplinary plan for working effectively with the patient and/or family.
  • Make chaplain, volunteer and referrals for patients and/or families whom request such services and continue to educate and re-assess patients/ families for these services.
  • Communicate with and involve the bereavement coordinator in preparatory bereavement assessments for patient, family and/caregiver(s).
  • Communicate all patient updates and status changes to the Volunteer Coordinator in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Attend funerals/visitations and make bereavement contacts as directed by the bereavement coordinator.
  • Maintain a continued sensitivity and awareness to issues of diversity such as, but not limited to cultural, sexual, age, economic status and lifestyle, and maintain a working knowledge of the hospice model of care.
  • Assume responsibility for discovering professional development opportunities to include Continuing Education Units, maintaining LMSW in good standing.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of public and private community resources and the standards and regulation that govern them.
  • Requirements:
  • Master's degree
  • One year’s experience as an LMSW
  • One year’s experience in Hospice
  • Licensed or certified in Social Work
  • Posted: 6/9/17

    Heartstrings Hospice

    Heartstrings Hospice is a growing and locally-owned hospice and we are looking for nurses to join our team. Patient focused and team oriented approach to hospice care.
    Registered Nurses
    We are currently seeking fulltime RN Case Managers. Hospice experience is preferred but not required.

    Please call Mike Gutshall or Natasha Shaw at 803-699-3233 for an interview or fax resumé to 803-419-5488.

    Posted: 12/1/16