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.

Complete and sign this form: Application Form


Job Openings

Supervisor: Celia’s House Nurse (RN)

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

https://www.indeed.com/job/development-director-southern-oregon-friends-hospice-41fa0dccfe85bee0

Position Description:

To provide professional development and fundraising expertise in support of Celia’s House in Holmes Park for Hospice in line with the mission and values of our non-profit, Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice (SOFH).

This position is responsible for implementing and coordinating SOFH donation strategies.  The role involves managing and building relationships with donors, organizing fundraising events and other initiatives such as planned giving, annual campaigns, and memorial, tribute or legacy gifts.  This position staffs the SOFH Donor Support Committee.


Qualifications:

Applicant must be able to:

  1. Perform each essential job duty and responsibility satisfactorily.
  2. Have the ability to support a culture of kindness, compassion and respectful end of life care.
  3. Satisfactorily pass an employee alcohol and drug screen.
  4. Satisfactorily pass a criminal records check per state law.
  5. Meet the following education and experience requirements.

Education:

Applicant must have a minimum bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university.

Experience:

Applicant must have the following experience unless otherwise specified:

  1. The applicant must have a minimum of five years’ experience in fund development preferably in the nonprofit field.
  2. Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques and strategies.
  3. Be familiar with donor databases and other fundraising technology.
  4. Have exceptional interpersonal, public presentation, oral and written communication skills and abilities.
  5. Be a self-starter and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  6. Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
  7. Have excellent organizational skills and abilities.
  8. Have the ability to work with members of the SOFH Board of Directors, staff and volunteers in a respectful and collaborative manner.
  9. IT proficient including Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Experience:

  1. Familiarity with Hospice
  2. Development work experience in the Jackson and Josephine County area

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staff SOFOH Donor Support Committee.
  2. Implement organizational donor support program.
  3. Identify, meet, and steward prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  4. Grow gift programs including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
  5. Build planned giving programs with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.
  6. Direct annual fund programs, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  7. Coordinate fund raising special events.
  8. Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice and Celia’s House at Holmes Park.
  9. Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
  10. Oversee creation of publications to support fund raising activities.
  11. Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  12. Stay abreast of fundraising trends and the nonprofit community.
  13. Perform other related duties as requested.


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:
  7. Climbs:
  8. Lifts:
  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.