Current Job Openings

With Montgomery Hospice, you are in the company of people committed to compassionate care and support for patients, families and the community at large. We are always interested in hearing from people interested in our mission and approach to care.

Apply for any of these openings by one of two ways:

  • By clicking the corresponding "Apply" link and attaching your resume to the email message
  • By downloading our employment application and submitting it by fax (301-921-4433), by mail or in person to our office.

    (Note: copies of the employment application can be picked up at our office.) 

  • Office address: 1355 Piccard Drive Suite 100 Rockville MD 20850
    Hours: 8:30 to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

 

Montgomery Hospice Current Job Openings:

 

Nursing Services

Visit Nurse / APPLY

  • Status: Part Time
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Type: Company Employee
  • Category: Nursing
  • Schedule:  Overnight: Monday - Friday, every other week from 12:30am to 8:30am  OR Monday - Friday, every week from 12:30am to 8:30am

Position Summary:


Responsible for providing patient care services. Makes planned and unplanned visits as assigned. Responsible for implementing plan of care consistent with standards of practice. May assess patients and families who request admission to Montgomery Hospice to determine appropriateness for admission to hospice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make planned and unplanned visits to current hospice patients.
  • Ensures implementation of the plan of care.
  • Develops effective working relationships with representatives from other agencies who provide services for assigned patients.
  • Provides nursing services to hospice patients by effectively solving problems using critical thinking skills and able to demonstrate proficiency in anticipating symptom management needs.
  • Provides initial assessment of hospice patients by coordinating with other disciplines as appropriate.
  • Completes all documentation within agency guidelines and in accordance with agency guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program. B.S.N preferred.
  • Current State of Maryland Nursing License. CHPN preferred.
  • Two years of recent clinical experience, preferably with critical care or previous experience in a hospice or homecare program.
  • Requires strong critical thinking skills and EMR experience.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to communicate effectively with patients and families under stress.

Casey House

Hospice Nurse / APPLY

  • Status: Full Time/ Part Time (Depending on Schedule)
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Type: Company Employee
  • Category: Nursing
  • Schedule: Overnight: 7:00pm - 7:00am (Sunday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Position Summary:

Functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team, provides nursing care to provide symptom management and emotional support in an inpatient setting, addressing physical, psychosocial and spiritual aspects of care. Formulates and implement the nursing plan of care that is consistent with the standards and practices. Requires availability for 12-hour shifts (7p-7a). Extensive orientation for acute care hospice nursing but must be flexible and available for multiple shifts per month. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides skilled nursing care for all Casey House patients by performing a thorough assessment of patient's physical needs using effective nursing skills and judgment.
  • Ability to manage pain and control symptoms.
  • Identifies learning needs of patients/ family, teaching proper drug scheduling, personal care skills, including cares of the dying patients, the disease process and effects and side effects of medications.
  • Accurately administers prescribed medications, both routine, and PRN as indicated by patient assessment.
  • Performs specific treatments as ordered by the physician.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program. B.S.N preferred.
  • Current State of Maryland Nursing License. CHPN preferred
  • Minimum one year of recent clinical nursing experience in medical-surgical, oncology or critical care environment. Previous hospice experience strongly preferred.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to communicate effectively with patients and families under stress.

 

Hospice Aide / APPLY

  • Status: Full Time
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Type: Company Employee
  • Category: Clinical
  • Schedule: Sunday, Tuesday & Friday – 7:00am – 7:00pm

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing personal care as well as assisting with activities of daily living, which may include meal preparation, laundry, housekeeping and grocery shopping for assigned patients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows the AIDE plan of care developed for each patient, under the supervision of the Montgomery Hospice Nurse.
  • Observes and reports any changes in patient’s condition immediately to Montgomery Hospice Nurse.
  • Completes documentation for each visit as directed.
  • Continually assesses own skill and knowledgebase and actively seeks additional training through available resources.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current CNA license in the State of Maryland required
  • At least 2 years’ experience working for a Hospice program required
  • Requires both verbal and written communication skills. Requires ability to assimilate easily into emotionally charged environment. Demonstrates gentleness and empathy toward patients. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in required skills.
  • Will need to lift, position and transfer patients safely. Manual dexterity and mobility needed, particularly in emergency situations. Must be able to follow written and verbal directions. Job can be emotionally stressful.

 

Complementary Therapies

There are currently no Complementary Therapies positions available.

 

Counseling Services

There are currently no Counseling Services positions available.

 

Administrative

Receptionist / APPLY

  • Status: Part Time
  • Benefits Eligible: Partial Benefits
  • Type: Company Employee
  • Category: Administration
  • Schedule: 20 hours, Monday – Friday (8:30am – 12:30pm)

Position Summary:

The Receptionist is responsible for answering, screening and transferring all calls.  Functions of this position include greeting and attending to visitors; sorting and distributing mail; handling/receiving; sending packages/deliveries; maintaining reception area; and processing administrative assignments as required.  Timeliness and regular attendance is critical for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Logs into automatic call distribution system on arrival and maintains available status.
  • Sends outlook text messages to appropriate clinical teams when required, enters calendar entry reminder, and changes entry when resolved.
  • Maintains awareness of queue light and retrieves call quickly from the queue.
  • Assist in coordinating services with the answering services by transferring and retrieving phone lines daily.
  • Provides clerical support for the agency by completing various administrative projects as requested.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two to five years of clerical experience, preferably with Microsoft Office skills and experience answering multi-line phone.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some college or business school preferred.
  • Typing 50 wpm.
  • Excellent communication/verbal skills.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly on the telephone.
  • Maintain effectiveness in stressful situations.
  • Handle multiple tasks efficiently.

 

Prince George's Hospice Current Job Openings:

There are currently no Prince George's Hospice positions available.

 

Montgomery Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and always employs qualified individuals based upon job-related qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local laws.

Montgomery Hospice complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled employees. Applicants requiring accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact the Human Resources Department in order to arrange such accommodations.

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