We at Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice are always excited to meet people who are passionate about end-of-life care. We are so glad you are interested in joining our staff. If you would like to volunteer please see our volunteer page.

The current job openings are posted below and subject to change without notice. If you would like to apply please carefully review the job description and submit your cover letter, resume, and completed application form to employment@sofriendsofhospice.org or follow the job-specific instructions included with the job posting.

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Job Openings

Supervisor: Celia’s House Nurse (RN)

Pay Rate: $15/hour, minimum

Position Description:

To provide compassionate and mindful end of life caregiving in line with the mission and values of SOFH. This position is a certified nursing assistant, certified by the Oregon State Board of Nursing who offers care to the hospice and palliative care patients at Celia’s House in Holmes Park. The CNA works with the residences during the final stage of their life. They also provide mental and emotional support to the residents and their family members.

Qualifications:

  • Unencumbered certification from the Oregon State Board of Nursing
  • No findings on the OBRA Federal CNA Registry, the CNA Abuse Registry or the CNA2 Registry
  • Successful passing of criminal background check and employee drug and alcohol screening.

Personal Traits:

  • Commitment to Celia’s House mission and culture
  • Compassion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Keen observational skills
  • Empathetic and resilient
  • Physical and emotional stability

Educational:

  • Graduate from a Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Preferred Experience:

  • Two years’ experience as a CNA.
  • Experience in working with hospice and/or palliative care patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide total care for hospice and palliative care residents.
  • Measure and record vital signs, such as temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure of residents.
  • Provide timely and accurate charting for each resident.
  • Assist in feeding residents as needed and appropriate.
  • Assist or provide the activities of daily living such as bath, mouth care, and toileting.
  • Change bed linens and resident clothing as often as needed for the comfort of the resident.
  • Care and cleaning after incidents of incontinence.
  • Comfort and provide emotional care for the residents and their families.
  • Respond to emergency situations as appropriate.
  • Bring and remove meal trays for residents as they are ready from the kitchen staff.
  • Assist in keeping resident rooms clean and tidy, and general housekeeping throughout the facility.
  • Turn, position and ambulate assigned residents as needed.
  • Assist other CNAs/CMAs with turning, positioning and ambulating residents as appropriate.
  • Check blood sugar of residents as appropriate and notify the Certified Medication Assistant or Nurse of results.
  • Keep the Celia’s House Nurse (RN) and/or the hospice RN abreast of important changes in the residents’ condition.
  • Provide routine post-mortem care of the resident’s body.
  • Assist the family in post mortem ritual cleaning and care of the body as appropriate.
  • Facilitate the compassionate ceremony as the resident’s body leaves the facility.
  • Competent in the use of equipment used in the care of residents, such as the bed, resident lift, wheelchairs, and stretcher.
  • Practice mindful caregiving throughout each shift.
  • All other duties as assigned or delegated by the Nurse.
  • Participate in daily shift change report.

Physical and working condition requirements:

  • Workday: 12 hours
  • Stands: Often and for long periods
  • Sits: Often and for short periods
  • Walks: Often and for short distances
  • Bends: Often
  • Stairs: Occasionally
  • Climbs: Seldom
  • Lifts: Frequently with the assistance of equipment and others
  • Kneels: Seldom
  • Repetitive hand/foot: Often and for short periods

This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis such as transferring a patient in and out of a bed. The ability to bend, stretch, twist and perform other awkward physical movements is also required. To be placed in this position, applicants must pass a physical functional screening.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Supervisor: Executive Director

Dates of Employment: Begin July, 2019, 40 hours/week,

(Monday through Friday, with Occasional Weekends)

Pay Rate:$16.50/hour, 40 Hours/Week

Position Description:

This position will assist leadership staff and volunteers including board of directors, executive director, administrator, nurses and volunteer coordinator with clerical and administrative tasks associated with the operations of Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice non-profit and Celia’s House in Holmes Park.

Qualifications:

Applicant must possess outstanding organizational, written, oral, computer, technology and problem solving and critical thinking skills with a willingness to help where needed. Non-profit experience preferred.

Education:

A bachelor’s degree or administrative assistant job history of 2 years or more.

Duties:

  • Support the operations of Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice as directed by the executive director, including minutes for board meetings and board committee meetings
  • Manage all non-profit paperwork processing including filing, bank deposits, and mailings.
  • Support the executive director with development tasks including donor database management, thank you note generation and requests for the board’s assistance.
  • Support executive director with donor relations, acknowledgment and cultivation.
  • Support the clerical needs of board member chairs, including policy and procedure writing, agendas, minutes and other document requirements.
  • Support the clerical needs of the Celia’s House administrator, Policy and Procedure development, employee handbook, and job postings.
  • Support the clerical needs of the volunteer coordinator, including volunteer training support. Help identify clerical tasks that can be supported by volunteers.
  • Support nursing team by assisting with closing deceased resident charts to include legal and financial documents.
  • Track spreadsheet to monitor HR related Quality Assurance.
  • Process new resident financial documents, assist bookkeeper with distribution of invoices, as needed, and receive the majority of incoming rent payments; provide families with copies of rental documents and generate admission packets.
  • Minor technical support to residents/families and staff.
  • Give tours/conversations with prospective residents/families when an administrator is not available.
  • Process all new hire paperwork and employee insurance paperwork; including monitoring of paperwork completion, license verification and set up HR files for all new employees.
  • Maintain and update the Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice website as needed and assist with social media outreach including e-newsletter database and templates.
  • Supervise and direct activities for office volunteers.
  • Assist with grant writing and reporting.
  • Assist with activities and events at the house as needed.
  • Answer phones and distribute phone messages during business hours.
  • Coordinate cat care.
  • Office supply ordering.
  • Basic graphics for internal signage and labeling.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills required

Strong organizational skills.

Knowledge of filing systems.

Strong attention to detail.

Lift occasionally according to own strength

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sharepoint.

Proficient with Word Press website development software, social media platforms and Google Drive.

Supervisor: Executive Director

Dates of Employment: Begin Summer, 2019.

Pay Rate: $25/hour 20 to 30 hours/week (flexible)

This position is responsible for accounting functions required for financial management and compliance to all applicable laws. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

BASIC ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS

Responsible for the accounting operations of the organization, including but not limited to, the production of financial reports, maintenance of a compliant system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results. This position will prepare and maintain records that are reviewed and used by an outside CPA firm to prepare tax returns and perform the annual financial audit.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Oversee processing of accounts payable and receivable and ensure prompt collection of receivables
  • Prepare accounting reports related to payroll
  • Oversee and maintain contracts with related vendors
  • Maintain an orderly and accurate financial filing system
  • Maintain an accurate chart of accounts
  • Work with the executive director to prepare monthly and annual operating budgets
  • Prepare accurate monthly financial statements
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Supervise the recording of cash receipts and bank deposits
  • Performs monthly reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Monitor cash flow
  • Comply with local, state, federal government and nonprofit reporting requirements
  • Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized by Executive Director
  • Tag and monitor fixed assets and equipment
  • Ensure all bills and invoices are paid within 30 days of receipt
  • Attend monthly Finance Committee Meetings and complete assigned action items
  • Prepare reports for the executive director and Finance Committee as requested
  • Work with auditor for completion of the annual audit
  • Prepare bank transfers and work with broker to receive and sell donations of stock
  • Support the review and revision of financial policies and ensure compliance to all policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

PAYROLL, BENEFIT AND PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION

Ensure compliance in day-to-day payroll duties and human resources documentation. Duties include but are not limited to the following areas: , payroll, and benefit applications and administration.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Process Payroll in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure accurate and timely compliance with all duties related to EDD, IRS, Workers Compensation, and the Department of Labor
  • Ensure timely processing of all year-end documents including but not limited to W-2’s, 1099’s, etc.
  • Ensure proper deductions are made for group benefits enrollment and administration including health, dental and life insurance, 403B program, PTO and COBRA administration and compliance
  • Manage worker’s compensation administration, including accident reporting requirements and claims management
  • Follow the policies outlined in the Employee Handbook and Benefits Manual
  • Serve as point of contact for all payroll/benefits inquiries, ensuring prompt, courteous and appropriate resolution
  • Reconcile monthly benefits statements
  • Perform payroll/benefit related reconciliations to the General Ledger and other accounts
  • Maintain all required insurance policies including but not limited to liability, vehicle, Worker’s’ Compensation etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years experience in bookkeeping
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting is preferred.
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred.
  • Payroll experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of technical record keeping
  • Ability to research, analyze, and retrieve data necessary to complete duties
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations accurately as well as the ability to identify and correct errors
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Familiar with nonprofit
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a hospice environment in a kind and professional manner
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled at managing time and multiple priorities to carry out assignments in a timely and thorough manner
  • Commitment to professional and ethical standards
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to pass TB test, fingerprint clearance and criminal background check

Physical Requirements

  • Standing, Sitting, Typing, Bending, and lifting up to 20 pounds

How to Apply
Please submit your resume, cover letter and at least two professional references via email or mail to 217 S. Modoc Ave., Medford, OR 97504.

Supervisor: Executive Director

Position Description:

This position is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of all services and activities of Celia’s House in Holmes Park (CHHP), a residential care facility providing hospice and palliative care and end of life services.  The position is also responsible for creating a culture of mindful care giving, compliance with all relevant licensing, state and federal regulatory requirements, implementing policy and procedures, outreach, and supporting a team of staff and volunteers dedicated to providing compassionate end of life care.  This position reports directly to the Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice Executive Director.

Qualifications:

Applicant must be able to:

  1. Perform each essential job duty and responsibility satisfactorily.
  2. Have the ability to create a culture of kindness, compassion and respectful end of life care.  
  3. Be on-site in the facility and able to work at least 40 hours per week.
  4. Be at least 21 years of age.
  5. Complete the State of Oregon approved classroom administrator training program of at least 40 hours.
  6. Satisfactorily pass an employee alcohol and drug screen.
  7. Satisfactorily pass a criminal records check per state law. 
  8. Meet the following education and experience requirements.

Education:

Applicant must have a minimum bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university in a health or social related field, health administration, private or public health administration or business administration with healthcare experience.

Experience:

Applicant must have the following experience unless otherwise specified:

  1. The applicant must have a minimum of five years’ experience in health care related administration preferably in a residential care setting, knowledge of personnel administration/management, operations, and, federal, state, and Medicaid regulations.
  2. Hospice and palliative experience preferred.  
  3. Have excellent organizational, interpersonal, public presentation, oral and written communication skills and abilities.   
  4. Ability to supervise and work with staff and volunteers in a respectful and collaborative setting. 
  5. Develop, implement, and evaluate organizational policies and procedures.
  6. Bilingual language skills preferred.  
  7. IT proficient including Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee the day to day operations of CHHP.
  2. Report directly to and regularly keep the Executive Director appraised of daily operations.
  3. Incorporate choice, dignity, independence, individuality and privacy into job performance on a daily basis.  Encourage staff to uphold the same principles and aspirations to create a culture of mindful care giving.  Participate actively in departure ceremonies.
  4. Supervise the Nurse Manager (RN) and facility staff.
  5. Conduct annual performance evaluations for all direct reports.
  6. Work effectively and collaboratively with community referral resources and other healthcare providers.
  7. Conduct regular staff meetings and ensure ongoing training programs are implemented and documented including provision of required continuing education.
  8. Develop and maintain ongoing working relationships with all relevant state related agencies.
  9. Develop and monitor the CHHP budget in collaboration with Executive Director.
  10. Ensure compliance with approved admissions criteria.
  11. Conduct potential resident evaluations.
  12. Provide outreach services and activities in collaboration with Executive Director including public presentations.
  13. Serve as an expert on legislative and regulatory compliance of the organization. 
  14. Ensure the CHHP is compliant with current and renewal licensing, certification and accreditation requirements of regulatory agencies regarding staff requirements.
  15. Ensure compliance with state, federal, and local standards and regulations.
  16. Develop, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures relevant to all services pertinent to resident care, building and ground maintenance, financial monitoring, and human resources for the CHHP in collaboration with the Executive Director.    
  17. Respond to regulatory agencies with regard to queries, inspections, visits, and requests for information/deficiency notifications.
  18. Hire and terminate facility staff with approval of the Executive Director.
  19. Develop, implement, and evaluate safety programs as outlined in policy, quality assurance and performance improvement programs for all activities and services of CHHP including resident outcomes and resident satisfaction.
  20. Accept constructive feedback or redirection in a positive manner and show willingness to redirect behavior, performance or attitude as instructed by the Executive Director.
  21. Organize the purchase of all relevant supplies for CHHP operations.
  22. All other duties as assigned.

Physical and Working Condition Requirements:

  1. Workday:  Eight hours or more.
  2. Stands:  Often or short periods.
  3. Sits:  Often, for up to three hours.
  4. Walks:  Often, short distances.
  5. Bends:  Occasional, but not necessary.
  6. Stairs:  Occasional.
  7. Climbs:  Seldom.
  8. Lifts:  Seldom.
  9. Kneels:  Seldom
  10. Repetitive Hand/Foot:  Occasional, word processing.
  11. Work in well-lighted, well ventilated office.
  12. Deal with the public, personnel, residents, family members, visitors under all circumstances.
  13. Work out of facility often.

How to Apply
Please submit your resume, cover letter and at least two professional references via email or mail to 217 S. Modoc Ave., Medford, OR 97504.