Blue Ridge Hospice


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Careers at Blue Ridge Hospice

Blue Ridge Hospice has been the exclusive provider of licensed hospice care to people in a eight-county area since 1981. A private, non-profit, community-based organization, Blue Ridge Hospice is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and certified by Medicare/Medicaid to provide hospice and home heath services. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Included in our services is a free-standing, 8-bed residential center.Our location near the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia offers a wide range of living choices, easy access to Washington, D.C., and all the amenities of the Northern Virginia Area including first-rate schools, cultural activities, and the pleasures of country and/or suburban environments.

We offer an excellent benefits package (PDF/37k)

Join Our Team!

For confidential consideration, please send completed employment application and/or resume with cover letter to:

Blue Ridge Hospice
Attn: Ellen Hicks
333 West Cork Street, Suite 405
Winchester, Virginia 22601

Email: ehicks@blueridgehospice.org
Voice:  (800) 238-5678 or (540) 536-5210
Fax:    (540) 504-7175

Blue Ridge Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

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The following employment opportunities are available: 

Medical Director - Hospice and Palliative Care – Full Time

  • •Provides inpatient and outpatient palliative consults
  • •Provides hospice homecare patient visits
  • •Participates in interdisciplinary hospice home care team meetings
  • •Evaluation for hospice certification of terminal prognosis of patients, quality of initial plans of care and comprehensive plans of care, revocations, re-certification of terminal prognosis, quality of pain and symptom managemen
  • •Ensures accurate documentation of patient care to support reimbursement for services provided
  • •Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization
  • •Participate in on-call rotation as needed
  • •Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy licensed to practice medicine in the state of Virginia Board certification in a primary care specialty, Board certified, or eligible, in Hospice and Palliative care
  • •Unrestricted narcotic DEA license
  • •Proven track record with interdisciplinary teams, effectively establishing goals of care and building collaborative physician/patient/family relationships in addition to knowledge of hospice and palliative care, pain management and medical ethics preferred
  • •Intermediate computer knowledge
  • •Previous hospice and/or palliative care experience preferred 


Nurse Practitioner Position - Full Time

  • •Collaborates with the hospice home care and palliative care interdisciplinary teams
  • •Provide palliative care and hospice homecare patient visits
  • •Rotating on-call duties with physicians for week nights and weekends
  • •Provides support and education to hospice interdisciplinary team
  • •Master’s degree
  • •Nurse Practitioner with a Virginia license
  • •Prescriptive ability in the state of Virginia with a current DEA certificate
  • •Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in palliative care, oncology, and/or hospice
  • •Must have excellent assessment, diagnosis and treatment skills
  • •Excellent communication skills
  • •Self-directed, motivated, and highly organized 

 

RN On Call - Part time

  • •Current RN state license required with a minimum of 2 years acute care experience
  • •Previous hospice experienced preferred
  • •Must have excellent assessment and problem solving skills
  • •Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team setting
  • •Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer
  • •Position provides telephone triage symptom management and focused in home visits
  • •Requires ability to drive throughout Blue Ridge Hospice service area
  • •Willingness to work either evening or night shift and rotating weekends 


Thrift Shop Associate, Harrisonburg - Part time - 24 hrs

  • •Prior retail experience required
  • •Must demonstrate merchandising skills/experience
  • •Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • •Must have prior experience with cash handling and opening & closing stores
  • •Position will include sorting & pricing
  • •Position requires evening hours and weekends
  • •Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time

 

Warehouse Driver - Full Time

  • •Picks up and delivers merchandise at various locations, including our 8 thrift shops
  • •Heavy lifting up to 100 pounds on a regular basis
  • •Must be able to operate a 18 ft and 27 ft box truck, CDL not required
  • •Warehouse and fork lift experience
  • •Recycling and sorting of merchandise
  • •Loading and unloading of trucks
  • •Some Saturdays required
  • •Fast paced environment

 
Reliable transportation required. Background check and drug testing required at time of hire.
Blue Ridge Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 
 

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