Job Opportunities

RN Case Manager - Full Time

Due to an increase in census, Hospice of the Valley’s Clinical Department has an opportunity for a full-time RN Case Manager. This position provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process. Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by writing and initiating Plan of Care, and regularly re-evaluating patient/family/caregiver needs, and revises the Plan of Care as necessary. This position initiates and applies appropriate preventative and therapeutic nursing procedures and techniques, and maintains communication regarding patient care with the physician and supervisory personnel. This position will complete, maintain and submit accurate and relevant clinical notes regarding patient’s condition and care given. This position monitors the maintenance of medical records, assuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with licensing regulations, certification standards, legal and ethical standards, and ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be licensed by the State Board of Nursing; and
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of professional registered nursing, BSN preferred; and
  • Have had two (2) years med-surg experience with a hospice, home health, medical, surgical or critical care experience; and
  • Current CPR Certification; and
  • Current Driver’s License and Automobile Liability Insurance; and
  • Must successfully complete the post-job offer physical.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Hospice or home health experience preferred; and
  • Experience with providing good pain management, IV skills preferred; and
  • Committed to the Hospice philosophy and principles of death/dying; and
  • Must be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation and have the ability to work within an Interdisciplinary Team; and
  • Occasional after hours call may be required; and
  • Experienced with utilizing electronic medical records (EMR) systems to store, access, and update patients’ health records electronically.
We offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K/401K Roth with company match
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • STD, Life Insurance and various AFLAC/Allstate policies
  • PTO and LTS that begins accruing immediately
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Benefits Plan (Section 125 Plan)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Free Parking

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Hospice of the Valley maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with employees and applicants. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic as established by law.  


full-time On-Call Registered Nurse

Hospice of the Valley’s clinical department has a career opportunity for a full-time On-Call Registered Nurse position. This is an exempt position that works a rotating on-call schedule and possible flexible hours. This position assumes responsibility for triage of after-hour patient and family phone calls, determines the need for services including assessments, symptom management and care plan updates, and delegates nursing visits to appropriate staff members. This position initiates communication with the attending physician, other interdisciplinary staff members, and other agencies for the purpose of coordinating optimal care. Also, obtains data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that may impact patient and family’s needs and initiates intervention by other members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate. Develops and maintains familiarity with federal, state, and Hospice of the Valley policies and procedures regarding patients’ hospice benefits.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse through the State Board of Nursing; and
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of professional registered nursing, BSN preferred; and
  • Have had two (2) years med-surg experience with a hospice, home health, medical, surgical or critical care experience; and
  • Possess and maintain a current CPR Certification; and
  • Must have and maintain a current Alabama driver’s license; and
  • Must have and maintain current liability insurance on vehicle; and
  • Must successfully complete the post job offer physical/drug screen and submit to periodic tuberculin skin tests or chest x-rays at agency expense.
WE OFFER:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K/401K Roth with company match
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • STD, Life Insurance and various AFLAC/Allstate policies
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Benefits Plan (Section 125 Plan)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Free Parking

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Hospice of the Valley maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with employees and applicants. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic as established by law.  


Certified Nursing Assistant

Hospice of the Valley is seeking a Part Time Certified Nursing Assistant to work Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week. The Hospice Certified Nursing Assistant is a paraprofessional member of the Interdisciplinary Team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, and performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient’s personal needs and to promote comfort. The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed.

CNA Team members assist with ensuring the health and safety of our patients by providing quality personal care in providing the following services such as bathing, toileting, grooming, and feeding of patients; meeting safety needs of the patient; observes and cares for patient’s skin to prevent breakdown; assists in ambulation and exercise as directed by primary nurse or therapist; and other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nurse Aide program to practice as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
  • Have had one (1) year experience with hospice or home health agencies providing physical care to patients in an inpatient facility, long-term care facility or home setting.
  • Possess and maintain a current CPR Certification; and
  • Must have and maintain a current Alabama driver’s license; and
  • Must have reliable transportation and current liability insurance on vehicle; and
  • Must successfully complete the post job offer physical and drug screen and submit to periodic tuberculin skin tests or chest x-rays at agency expense.
WE OFFER:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Pro-rated PTO/LTS and Paid Holidays

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Hospice of the Valley maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with employees and applicants. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic as established by law.  

240 Johnston Street, SE
PO Box 2745
Decatur, AL 35602
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  • Telephone: (256) 350-5585
  • Referral Fax: (256) 260-0847
  • Administrative Fax: (256) 350-3769
  • Clinical Fax: (256) 350-5567

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