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

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: 

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician – Full Time or Part 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 


Triage Nurse Position - Part Time

  • •Provides advice, guidance and support to hospice patients, caregivers, and staff through telephone triage
  • •Excellent telephone courtesy and communication skills
  • •Ability to make patient visits as necessary
  • •Occasional holiday on call responsibilties
  • •Must be able to flex hours as needed
  • •Current RN state license required
  • •Position requires minimum of 2 years current acute care experience
  • •Previous hospice expericend preferred
  • •Must have excellent assessment and problem solving skills
  • •Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team setting, be organized and multitask
  • •Must be familiar with general use and function of the computer


Coverage RN Position - Full Time

  • •Position involves travel to any territory within our srvice area to patient homes or facilities to provide direct patient care and education to Hospice patients and their caregivers
  • •Coverage position for regular nursing staff
  • •Current RN state license required
  • •Position requires a minimum of 2 years current accute care experience
  • •Previous hospice experience preferred
  • •Must have excellent assessment and problem solving skills
  • •Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team setting
  • •Must be familiary with general use and functions of the computer

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 (1 Full time - 40 hours & 1 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


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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