Careers at Hospice of Lansing-Stoneleigh Residence

Join Hospice of Lansing, where working with hospice patients is more than just a job — it’s a calling. We provide great benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance; paid time off; and retirement plans.

Current Job Postings Below.

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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

Salary: $30-35/hour

Hospice Social Worker (MSW)

The Hospice Medical Social Worker participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team for patients enrolled in hospice care. The Hospice Social Worker will provide emotional and psychological support to patients as well as their families through phone calls, electronic communication, and in person visits where appropriate. Resource reference, management, and referrals will be large part of this position.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Provides emotional support, counseling and guidance for patients and families caregivers as you cope with end-of-life issues.
  • Identifies community resources which are available to help patients and families.
  • Assists patients and families with planning including hired caregivers, funeral arrangements, etc.
  • Offers information on living wills and/or Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.
  • Completes visits and check-ins with patients and families.
  • Documents, care plans, and charts patient interactions in electronic medical record.
  • Collaborates with IDT and hospice nurse case managers to best assist hospice patients and families.
  • Attends IDT case conference meetings with hospice personnel to facilitate the coordination of care and discussion of IDT involvement.
  • Participates actively in QAPI teams and activities.
  • Assures compliance with all local, state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of organization personnel and, maintains compliance to hospice standards.
  • Stays informed about changes in the field of social work and hospice care; shares information with appropriate organization personnel.

Position Qualifications

  • Commitment to serving the needs of the serious and terminally ill population.
  • Master of Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work.
  • Hospice or Healthcare/Medical Social Work experience preferred.
  • Current Michigan Social Worker License
    • LLMSW and LMSW accepted, LMSW preferred.
  • 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.
  • Technological comfort with EMR, e-mail, and additional programs a benefit.

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Pay: Starting at $22/hour

Certified Nursing Assistant

The successful candidate must possess:

  • Critical thinking skills and previous hospice experience 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

Pay: $15-17/hour

Stoneleigh Residence Nurse (12 Hour Shift Position)

The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs hospice care for the patients residing at Stoneleigh Residence.  This nurse is responsible for overseeing the floor and providing direction to nursing assistants to ensure the patients (up to 8) at Stoneleigh Residence are given the highest quality care.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

Patient Care – Hospice RN  

  • Completes an initial and comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
  • Works collegially with teammates. Supports and enhances teamwork.
  • Understands the hospice levels of care and transitions patients into the various levels 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.


  • Completes, maintains and submits accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given.
  • Participates in Morning Reports and provides relevant information to daytime case managers as well as the interdisciplinary team.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physicians’ orders as required.
  • Communicates appropriately with on-call administration and clinical leadership to meet the afterhours needs that may arise.
  • Teaches the patient and family/caregiver self-care techniques as appropriate.

Additional Duties

  • Assumes responsibility attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  • Supervises all personnel including ancillary staff including volunteers, hospice aides and orientees.


Position Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. One (1) to two (2) years of nursing experience in a facility setting (hospital or LTC), and one (1) to two (2) years of recent experience in hospice is preferred.
  • Current licensure in State, CPR certification and valid driver’s license.
  • 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 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.

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Compensation: Hourly rate based on experience

How to Apply

Email Application and Resume to to be considered.

You may also mail your resume to Hospice of Lansing/Stoneleigh Residence, ATTN: Human Resources, 3186 Pine Tree Road Ste 1, Lansing, MI 48911 or fax us at (517) 882-3010.