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Hospice work is not a job - it’s a calling.

Caring for patients and their families at the end of life requires special people who have the caring spirit and commitment to provide compassionate care. Big Bend Hospice is committed to providing the education, tools and work environment to allow you to perform at your best. We have dedicated ourselves to being the employer of choice, and the kind of organization that is so focused and responsive to our staff that they would not want to work anyplace else. We take great pride in making a difference in the lives of our patients and families, as well as the lives of our fellow employees.

Open Positions

*Admissions Specialist - FT
  • Supervisor:Crystal Stallings
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/25/2016

Must have active Florida RN License and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree is preferred.  Minimum of 2 years nursing experience required.  This position will work full time hours which may include weekends and/or holidays.

Chaplain, PRN
  • Supervisor:Lenny Marshall
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

Master’s degree in divinity required.  CPE preferred.  Chaplain or spiritual care experience in hospice or hospital setting is preferred. Three or more years of pastoral experience or hospice chaplain experience required.  Must have skills in communication, cooperation and compassion with patients and families, with the team, other clergy and congregations.

*Medical Billing Specialist – Part Time
  • Supervisor:Misty Dilmore
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

Responsible for billing charges generated by the Agency’s third party sources and requires a professional individual with strong interpersonal and administrative skills.  Applicants must have at least two years medical billing experience with Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance filing.  Must also have experience in insurance verification, investigative billing and familiarity with EOB’s.

*Front Desk Receptionist – Part Time
  • Supervisor:Vickie Suchocki
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

This position will provide as needed coverage for our Front Desk.  The Receptionist must be able to answer phones, transfer calls to correct person and greet visitors.  The position also requires strong customer service skills and experience with multi-line phone systems. Knowledge of a variety of software systems and experience with medical supplies, records and terminology is necessary.  Hours for this position will be 8:00a-1:00p.

*Training & Development Supervisor, RN, FT
  • Supervisor:Bill Wertman
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

Develop and provide competency based educational programs for clinical staff on an ongoing basis. Evaluates the content and effectiveness of these programs to ensure compliance with current regulations.  Must have Active Florida RN License and a minimum of 3 years of nursing experience. including 2 years of “hands on” clinical experience such as providing care, supervising nursing services, or teach nursing skills.  Must have 1 year of nursing experience in home care.

*Clinical Preceptor, RN, FT
  • Supervisor:Bill Wertman
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

Precepts clinical staff, ensuring their successful transition from date of hire through 6 month orientation period.  Must have active Florida RN License.  A minimum of 3 years nursing experience, including 2 years of “hands on” clinical experience such as providing care, supervising nursing services, or teach nursing skills.  Must have 1 year of nursing experience in home care.  Intermediate computer skills are required.

*RN On Call/Flex – FT
  • Supervisor:Catherine White
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

RN needed for full time position to provide float and on call coverage.  The schedule for this position will be Thursday through Sunday 9a-7p. May also provide RN support wherever needed within our 8 county service area.  Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of three years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

*RN Care & Comfort – FT
  • Supervisor:Tinu Agboola
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

RN needed for full time position.  This position will provide care for patients in Leon County ALFs, nursing homes etc. May also provide RN support wherever needed within our 8 county service area.  Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of three years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

*Social Worker, FT
  • Supervisor:Tinu Agboola
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

Full time Social Worker needed for the BBH West team. Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work.  LCSW preferred.  Two years of hospice experience preferred.

*Cook, HH, FT
  • Supervisor:Barbara Roberts
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

This position will work weekends 8 hours each day. Prepare tasteful meals that are consistent with the patient’s plan of care and nutritional needs for up to 12 patients per day.  A High School Diploma with a minimum of 1 year of experience cooking in a commercial and/or health care facility.

*Hospice Aide, HH, FT, Nights
  • Supervisor:Barbara Roberts
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:04/22/2016

Must have current Florida CNA License. Minimum of 3 years Hospice Aide experience preferably in Home Health or Hospice.  This position will provide care to our patients in our inpatient unit.  Three 12 hour shifts (7a-7p)  per week including weekends and holidays.

*Cook, HH - PRN
  • Supervisor:Barbara Roberts
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

This position will work weekends 8 hours each day. Prepare tasteful meals that are consistent with the patient’s plan of care and nutritional needs for up to 12 patients per day.  A High School Diploma with a minimum of 1 year of experience cooking in a commercial and/or health care facility.

*Housekeeper, HH - PRN
  • Supervisor:Barbara Roberts
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

This position will work weekends 8 hours each day.  The position will provide daily cleaning of common areas, patient rooms as well as staff and public bathrooms.  This includes but is not limited to:  dusting, sweeping, wet mopping and vacuuming. A High School Diploma with a minimum of one year of experience cleaning in a health care facility is required.

*Referral Specialist – FT
  • Supervisor:Tracey Christian-Griffin
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

This is a full time position that will work rotating weekends and holidays.  Experience with medical supplies, records, and terminology is preferred.  Responsible for referral calls concerning hospice care and process requests for information and visits by Admissions Specialist. Must be highly organized with excellent communication skills with 3-5 years administrative experience in healthcare environment including insurance verification and/or medical billing.

*Assistant Medical Director
  • Supervisor:Dr. Nancy Chorba
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

Big Bend Hospice is seeking applicants for a full time Assistant Medical Director.  This position will serve patients in our Hospice House and our 8 county service area.  The physician will provide hospice and palliative care services for individualized symptom management and quality of life issues in a variety of settings including hospice home visits, skilled nursing facilities, our 12 bed inpatient hospice facility and will work closely with our Medical Director.  Must have a MD from an accredited medical school, a minimum of 3 years of medical practice experience, have an active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Florida and have a current DEA Certificate.  Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is preferred.  Knowledge and experience in hospice/palliative medical practice and symptom management. Board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine is preferred.

*2 Positions - RN Float – FT
  • Supervisor:Catherine White
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

Full time RN needed for float positions.  Will provide RN support wherever needed within our 8 county service area.  Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of three years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

*RN Float – PRN
  • Supervisor:Catherine White
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

PRN RN needed for float position.  Will provide RN support wherever needed within our 8 county service area.  Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of three years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

*RN, BBH West, Full Time
  • Supervisor:Regina Compton
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

This position will work full time for the BBH West team and will provide coverage for Wakulla/Franklin County.  This position will also float to other teams as needed during census fluctuations.  Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of 3 years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

*Admissions Specialist - PRN
  • Supervisor:Crystal Stallings
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

Must have active Florida RN License and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree is preferred.  Minimum of 2 years nursing experience required.  This position will work full time hours which may include weekends and/or holidays.

This PRN position will provide on-call coverage for Taylor County.  Must have current Florida RN Lic
  • Supervisor:Regina Compton
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

This PRN position will provide on-call coverage for Franklin County.  Must have current Florida RN License.   BSN preferred.  Minimum of 3 years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

*RN/LPN, PRN, BBH East
  • Supervisor:Carol Katz
  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date:Until Filled

This PRN position will provide on-call coverage for Taylor County.  Must have current Florida RN License.   BSN preferred.  Minimum of 3 years nursing experience preferably in Hospice or Home Health.

How To Apply

Email:  grace@bigbendhospice.org

Fax an application to:  850-325-6290
Click here to view/download the application.

Or apply in person at 1723 Mahan Center Blvd