Current Job Postings

 

Full Time On-Call Registered Nurse

Benefits include 401(k) with match, generous health/dental/vision and vacation package.

Primary responsibilities for On-Call RN will be:

  • Triaging calls and visits needed.
  • Handle crisis situations, including hospice admissions, pain/symptom management as well as information visits.
  • Providing person centered care.
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing process.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given. Records pain/symptom management changes/outcomes as appropriate.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required.
  • Works in concert with the other hospice Interdisciplinary Group Members.
  • Provides and maintains a safe environment for the patient.
  • Assists the patient and family/caregiver and other team members in providing continuity of care.
  • Works in cooperation with the family/caregiver and hospice Interdisciplinary Team Members to meet the emotional needs of the patient and family/caregiver.

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting, and one (1) to two (2) years of recent experience in home care.
  • Current licensure in Michigan, CPR certification and valid driver’s license.
  • Registered Nurse with one (1) year of hospice care experience preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and have an automobile that is insured in accordance with state law and is in good working order. Must submit to driver’s license review at Date of Hire and annually thereafter. Must not have more than three moving violations in the last three years.
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
  • Prolonged or considerable walking or standing. Able to lift, position and/or transfer patients. Able to lift supplies and equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping bending, kneeling and/or crouching. Visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
  • Able to work in a variety of settings in all types of weather. Also, must be able to work with sudden changing patient and family situations.


 

Registered Nurse

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Valid Michigan RN license
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Compassion and kindness
  • Previous hospice experience
  • Previous experience working in or with long term care facilities
  • Strong grasp of medication and alternative therapy management
  • Ability to handle crisis situations, including home hospice admissions, pain/symptom management, and informational visits to families and patients who are seeking hospice care
  • Nurse triage skills, providing person centered care
  • Experience with documenting using electronic medical records software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoys collaborating with other team members and outside teams at facilities to provide exceptional patient care
  • Customer-service oriented

 

Certified Nursing Assistant

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Critical thinking skills and previous hospice expreience a plus
  • Compassion and kindness
  • Excellent team skills
  • Must have the ability to work with a variety of health care disciplines
  • Valid Michigan CNA license
  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • Valid Automobile Insurance

 Medical Social Worker

Scope of Position: The social worker collaborates with the patient, family, hospice team and other care providers to identify and address psychosocial and practical needs related to the terminal illness.

  • Commitment to serving the needs of the terminally ill with kindness, compassion, and respect
  • Master’s of Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education
  • Hospice or Healthcare/Medical Social Work experience preferred
  • Current Michigan Social Work License (or pending limited license)
  • Experience in individual, family, and/or group counseling a plus
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate skills in email, work processing, internet, keyboard 25/wpm and the ability to use medical software to complete timely and accurate charting
  • Knowledge of EMR (electronic medical systems) a plus

Email Application and Resume to HR@hospiceoflansing.org to be considered.

Click HERE to download application

You may also mail your resume to  Hospice of Lansing, ATTN: Human Resources, 3186 Pine Tree Rd., Lansing, MI  48911 or fax us at (517) 882-3010.

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