BURKE COUNTY, NC
828-879-1601

Employment

   
 

Burke Hospice & Palliative Care is the place for caring, compassionate medical professionals and support staff. The people who join our hospice family are warm, friendly, helpful, comforting, and experienced. Burke Hospice is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Employment Opportunities

 

Two Full-Time CNA Positions – Night Shift – In-Patient Unit

Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. is seeking two Full Time CNAs for Night Shift at the In-Patient Unit (Tuesday – Friday from 11:00 pm – 7:30 am) with Alternating Weekend Nights (Saturday – Monday from 7:00 pm – 7:30 am).

The successful candidate will possess exceptional clinical skills, compassion, and true concern for the care of the dying and their families. Excellent communication and problem solving skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to adapt well to change are other important skills necessary in this position. This position is supervised by the shift RN and reports to the Clinical Director of In-Patient Services.

Education/Experience: Hold current, unencumbered, CNAI/CNAII certification/licensure approved by the NCBON; prefer CNAII level. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in the delivery of patient care services in Hospice, Hospital setting, Skilled Facility, and/or Home Health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including paid time off, medical insurance, retirement package, and short- and long-term disability. Any interested person should submit a resume or application to Debbie Sigmon, VP of Human Resources, by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 4, 2014, Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690; Webpage: www.burkehospice.org; debbie.sigmon@burkehospice.org; Fax: 828-879-3500. EOE.
 

 

Community Education Specialist

Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. is seeking a Full-Time Community Education Specialist. This position will be responsible for regularly visiting our community partners (i.e. physician offices, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, churches, hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, and other facilities) to assist with questions, billing, admissions, etc. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, effective verbal and written skills, strong public speaking skills, and be knowledgeable in all aspects of marketing and sales in the hospice arena. The ability to work independently, the ability to provide consistent and superior customer service, and the ability to maintain accurate records of visits and analyze trends for opportunities are other important skills necessary in this position.

Education/Experience: Marketing degree required with a minimum of 3 – 5 years marketing experience. Nursing experience in hospital, home health, or hospice preferred. Suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.

Any interested person should submit a resume or application to Debbie Sigmon, VP of Human Resources, by Friday, March 28, 2014, Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690; debbie.sigmon@burkehospice.org; Fax: 828-879-3500. EOE.

 

RN POSITION Available - Hospice Routine

Monday-Friday, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Call Rotation Required(40 hours/week)

If you are interested in this position, please submit a letter of interest to Debbie Sigmon, VP of Human Resources by Friday, 2/28/14 @ 5:00 pm. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Debbie Sigmon or Lisa Richards, DON.

Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690; Webpage: www.burkehospice.org; debbie.sigmon@burkehospice.org; Fax: 828-874-1403. EOE.
 

RN Position Available - Admissions Coordinator
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Call Rotation Required (40 hours/week)

If you are interested in this position, please submit a letter of interest to Debbie Sigmon, VP of Human Resources by Friday, 2/28/14 @ 5:00 pm. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Debbie Sigmon or Lisa Richards, DON.

Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690; Webpage: www.burkehospice.org; debbie.sigmon@burkehospice.org; Fax: 828-874-1403. EOE.
 

PRN Nurses & CNA's

Burke Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking qualified nurses and CNA's to work with our patients on an as-needed basis. Candidates may work in homes, community facilities, or our own Hospice House.

RN Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred. Current North Carolina Registered Nurse License. Minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in the delivery of nursing services in Hospice, Home Health or Hospital Medical Surgical, preferably five (5) years. Exceptional clinical skills, compassion and true concern for the care of the dying and their families. Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Ability to work independently and adapt well to change.

CNA Requirements: NC-approved Certified Nursing Assistant I or II certification, II preferred. Currently on State Home Health Aide Registry as having satisfactorily completed training course and/or competency testing which qualifies him/her to do home health aide work in a Medicare certified hospice. High school graduate or equivalency required. Minimum of one (1) year experience in health care; two (2) years experience preferred.

We offer a satisfying and rewarding professional work environment for our clinical professionals. It takes a special person to care for the terminally ill. We are dedicated to serving the people of our community with the highest quality, compassionate care available.

To apply, please send your resume and a completed copy of our Employment Application to:

Burke Hospice & Palliative Care
Attention: Human Resources
1721 Enon Road
Valdese, NC 28690

You may also fax your materials to our office at 828/879-3500, or email your materials to debbie.sigmon@burkehospice.org.

Burke Hospice is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.