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 and resume to employment@sofriendsofhospice.org.

Please be sure include all of the following information:

Full contact information: Full Name, Phone, Address, E-mail, etc.

Credentials: Any degrees, licenses, and certifications

References: The Names and contact informationfrom at least two references. Letters of reference are also welcome but not required.

Answers to the following: What experience do you have with end-of-life care? Why would you like to work for Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice?


Job Openings

Supervisor: Administrator

Schedule: 30-40 hours/week, (Wednesday thru Saturday-Preferred)

Pay Rate: Minimum $80,000/year, more negotiable based on experience

Position Description:

This position will manage and implement all clinical hospice and palliative care services to residents at the Holmes Park House in accordance with a culture of mindful caregiving.

Qualifications:

Applicant must be a Registered Nurse with current license issued by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.  Previous management, hospice and palliative care experience preferred.  Excellent observation, written, and oral skills required.  Demonstrated good organizational, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

Education:

A bachelor’s of science in nursing from an accredited and approved nursing program required.

Experience:

        1. Minimum of two years clinical management experience, including the supervision of nursing staff.
        2. Minimum of three years hospice, palliative, or related organization experience preferred.

Duties:

        1. Oversee the provision of clinical services congruent with a culture mindful caregiving.
        2. Supervise and manage certified nursing assistants.  Evaluates performance of all clinical support staff per organizational policy.
        3. Assumes responsibility for delegation of nursing care as outlined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
        4. Support, coordinate and collaborate with resident, resident family and volunteers.
        5. Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate resident clinical services including the provision of medication administration and secure storage.
        6. Provide episodic resident care and coverage for certified nursing assistants when needed.
        7. Reports directly to and keeps the Holmes Hospice House Administrator appraised of daily operations.  Assists with the evaluation of organizational performance via performance improvement programs per the direction of the Administrator.
        8. Oversees the maintenance of resident clinical records, statistics, and reports for evaluation of clinical services.  Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with state and federal laws.
        9. Builds and maintains positive, collaborative working relationship with community health professionals including visiting hospice nurses.
        10. Maintains adequate and appropriate inventory of supplies and equipment for the provision of clinical services.
        11. Develops, implements and evaluates orientation and training for clinical support staff.  Plans and implements in-service and continuing education programs for clinical support staff.
        12. Complies with all accepted professional standards of care and practice.
        13. Assures compliance with state and federal laws regarding licensure and certification of clinical staff.
        14. Stays informed about changes in the field of nursing and hospice care.
        15. In the absence of the Executive Director and Administrator, serves as the acting Administrator.
        16. Responsible for the scheduling of certified nursing assistants to maintain the agreed upon Staff/Resident ratio for 24/7 resident care coverage. around the clock.
        17. Coordinates the schedule of caregiver volunteers with the Volunteer Coordinator to coincide with the scheduling of certified nursing assistants to ensure ample resident care coverage.
        18. Participate in shift change process for caregiver volunteers and certified nursing assistants when available
        19. Other duties as assigned.

Physical and Working Condition Requirements:

        1. Workday:  Six hours or more.
        2. Stands:  Often for short periods.
        3. Sits:  Often, for up to three hours.
        4. Walks:  Often, short distances.
        5. Bends:  Occasional.
        6. Stairs:  Occasional.
        7. Climbs:  Seldom.
        8. Lifts:  Often, up to 50 pounds.
        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.

Application Period: Open

This position is no longer accepting applications.

Supervisor: Executive Director

Schedule: 40 hours/week (Sunday thru Thursday-Preferred)

Pay Rate: $65,000/year

Position Description:

This position is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of all services and activities of the Holmes Park House, 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 record 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 two to five years’ experience in health care related administration preferably in a residential care setting,  knowledge of personnel administration, 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. Completion of State of Oregon approved classroom administrator coure-preferred
        7. Bilingual language skills preferred.
        8. IT proficient including Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Duties and Responsibilities:

        1. Oversee the day to day operations of the Holmes Park House.
        2. Report directly to and regularly keep the Executive Director appraised of 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.
        4. Supervise the Nurse Manager (RN) and facility staff.
        5. Work effectively and collaboratively with community referral resources and other healthcare providers.
        6. Conduct regular staff meetings and ensure ongoing training programs are implemented including provision of required continuing education.
        7. Develop and maintain ongoing working relationships with all relevant state related agencies.
        8. Develop and monitor Holmes Park House budget in collaboration with Executive Director.
        9. Ensure compliance with approved admissions criteria.
        10. Provide outreach services and activities in collaboration with Executive Director including public presentations.
        11. Serve as an expert on legislative and regulatory compliance of the organization.
        12. Ensure the Holmes Park House is compliant with current and renewal licensing, certification and accreditation requirements of the regulatory agencies including staff requirements.
        13. Ensure compliance with state, federal, and local standards and regulations.
        14. 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 Holmes Park House in collaboration with the Executive Director.
        15. Respond to regulatory agencies with regard to queries, inspections, visits, and requests for information/deficiency notifications.
        16. Hire and terminate facility staff with approval of the Executive Director.
        17. Develop, implement, and evaluate safety programs as outlined in policy, quality assurance and performance improvement programs for all activities and services of the Holmes Park House including resident outcomes and resident satisfaction.
        18. Accept constructive feedback or redirection in a positive manner and show willingness to redirect behavior, performance or attitude as instructed by the Executive Director.
        19. Organize the purchase of all relevant supplies for the Holmes Park House operation.
        20. 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.

Application Deadline: Closed