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Employment

Longleaf Hospice selects employees based on how well an applicant’s qualifications match the requirements of an open position. We look closely at the job-related education, work history and experience, proven skills, and other relevant factors included in the application. We retain completed applications on file for 60 days. If you would like to be considered for other posted positions and have a completed application, please submit a letter of interest for the particular position to jobs@longleafhospice.com. Longleaf Hospice offers a generous compensation package for full time employment which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance in addition to participation in a 401k plan and paid vacation and holidays.

Open Positions


Director of Clinical Services

Job Title: Director of Clinical Services
Reports To: Administrator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Full-time Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Home office location: Covington, GA

SUMMARY:

The Director of Clinical Services will assume overall responsibility for the implementation, delivery,coordination and supervision of hospice services provided on a day to day basis.

This position supports established goals and objectives for hospice services that meet and promote the standards of quality and contribute to the total organization and philosophy.

Qualifications:

  • Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in Georgia. Current and continued CPR certification. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing or related human service field.
  • Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) preferred
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of five years of hospice experience
  • Minimum of three years demonstrated ability to successfully manage and supervise clinical and administrative staff
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills with a strong problem solving skill set
  • Belief in the hospice concept
  • Valid driver’s license. Reliable, insured, automobile for work travel.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of the leadership team for this company
  • Assume responsibility for oversight and management of the clinical services provided by the interdisciplinary team (IDT) within the homecare and facility setting
  • Receive case referrals. Review available patient information related to case. Assigns appropriate hospice personnel to case as needed. Conference with Medical Director regarding any questions about an individual’s eligibility for services
  • Review and evaluate each case through a variety of means such as home visits, conferences,record review and the services provided by clinicians; discuss and verify clinicians to promote more effective performance and delivery of quality hospice services; be available at all times during operating hours to assist clinicians as appropriate
  • Conduct supervisory visits to allow for observation of clinical performance of assigned team members
  • Review patient’s medical diagnosis, prognosis, medications, procedures and clinical course
  • Assist clinicians in establishing immediate and long-term therapeutic goals, in setting priorities,and in developing Plan of Care
  • Attend case conference meetings with hospice personnel to facilitate coordination of care and discussion of Interdisciplinary Group involvement
  • Conduct quarterly record reviews and communicate findings and recommendations to Director of Nursing and hospice personnel
  • Analyze, review and approve assigned employees’ time worked and exception hours recorded for the previous week and resolve any discrepancies on a weekly basis. Review and approve employee time entry for payroll process
  • Review clinical supply invoices and approve payment for Financial Coordinator
  • Assist in the screening and interviewing process of new employees and make recommendations for employment of individuals. Coordinate the clinical orientation of new employees in addition
    to the development of ongoing clinical education programs/in-service for all staff
  • Comply with accepted professional standards and principles
  • Collaborate with leadership team in strategic planning activities, identifying opportunities to improve services and better meet client needs
  • Collaborate with operations and clinical staff to ensure the intake process meets the needs of the patient, family and physician/other referral source. Coach hospice personnel to clearly articulate
    the hospice philosophy from intake through bereavement.
  • Other duties as directed


All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

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Weekend RN Shift Work

Job Title: Weeknight RN Shift Work
Reports To: Clinical Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Hours: Part-time Weekends 12-15 hour shifts
Home office location: Atlanta, GA and Covington, GA

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To provide end-of-life care and hospice services to patients in their home or community setting. The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assisting in the medical needs of the patient and family under the direction of the Hospice Medical Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care.
  • Assess and provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and Plan of Care.
  • Participate in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to Interdisciplinary Group members.
  • Use equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluate patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  • Participate in personal, professional growth and development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Supervised by the Clinical Director .

Qualifications Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia. Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice. Must be a responsible licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. Understands philosophy of hospice concept in addition to the needs of the terminally ill. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

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Licensed Practical Nurse-Per Diem

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse-Per Diem
Reports To: Clinical Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Work Shift: As needed
Home office location: Atlanta, GA

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

This position involves patient assessment, supporting an individualized plan of care and communication with other disciplines to meet patient/caregiver needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in State Nurse Practice Act
  • Implements current nursing practice following a patient assessment and an approved Plan of Care initiated by the Registered Nurse.
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care.
  • Assess and provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and self Plan of Care.
  • Participates in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for hospice Interdisciplinary Group members.
  • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments/medications.
  • Participates in personal, professional growth and development. Also participates in organization’s quality management program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse.
  • Reports to the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Supervised by the RN.
  • Participates in on-call duties.

Qualifications Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited practical nurse program. Two years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred. Currently licensed as an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) in Georgia. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills. Must be a responsible licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. Understands philosophy of hospice concept. Also understands needs of the terminally ill. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

Experience/Education:

  • Hospice experience: 2 years
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Georgia

All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

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Master Social Worker-Per Diem

Job Title: Master Social Worker-Per Diem 
Reports To: Clinical Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Hours: As needed
Home office location: Atlanta, GA

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Master Social Worker assesses emotional factors related to terminal illness. The MSW counsels patients and families and caregivers regarding issues of death, dying, and anticipatory grief. The MSW provides financial and community resource referrals. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the MSW assists the team in recognizing and understanding the social/mental stress and/or disorder that magnifies the symptoms related to the terminal illness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients/families/caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment. Provides an assessment in the patient’s identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required
  • Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsels patient/family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work
  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients/families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs
  • Provides information to patients/families/caregivers and community agencies
  • Serves as liaison between patients/families/caregivers and community agencies
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care
  • Maintains and develops contacts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel
  • Participates in the development of the Plan of Care and attends case conferences
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotion­al factors related to health problems and death/dying issues

Qualification Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree of Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or Bachelor’s degree in a social work program from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and supervised by a LCSW
  • Active MSW Professional License from the state of Georgia
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in health care, hospice experience preferred
  • Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication, and organization skills
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License, automobile insured in accordance with the state minimum requirements

All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

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Weekend RN Full Time

Job Title: Weeknight RN Full Time
Reports To: Clinical Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Friday 5:00pm- Monday 8:30am
Home office location: Atlanta, GA and Covington, GA

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To provide end-of-life care and hospice services to patients in their home or community setting. The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assisting in the medical needs of the patient and family under the direction of the Hospice Medical Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Available to make patient visits from admissions to pronouncements
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation of patient services to reflect the Plan of Care
  • Assess and provide patient/family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and Plan of Care
  • Participate in coordination of hospice services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to Interdisciplinary Group members
  • Communicates significant findings, changes in condition or environment to the medical director and other Hospice care team
  • Evaluate patient’s response to treatments/medications

Experience/Education:

Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia. Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years nursing experience. Community health/hospice or medical/surgical experience is preferred. Complies with accepted professional standards and practice. Must be a responsible licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. Understands philosophy of hospice concept in addition to the needs of the terminally ill. Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

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