Careers

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.

We have dedicated ourselves to being the employer of choice and are committed to providing the education, tools, and work environment to allow you to perform at your best.

How To Apply

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Email: grace@bigbendhospice.org
Fax an application to: 850-325-6290

Or apply in person at 1723 Mahan Center Blvd

Big Bend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace

Open Positions


Admissions Specialist, RN – FT

Supervisor: K. Fenior

The Hospice RN (Registered Nurse) for Admissions performs pre-admission evaluations to determine appropriateness for hospice services. Initiates the admission process by educating and informing patients and families of hospice and its services. Must have an active Florida RN License, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is preferred. Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience required. This position will work full-time hours, which may include weekends and/or holidays. 


Professional Relations Liaison – FT

Supervisor: S. Davidson

This is a full-time position that will provide education and support to referral sources with all aspects of hospice care. B.A. in marketing or other health-related field is preferred, RN is a plus. Minimum of 2 years marketing, professional relations, and/or sales experience in a healthcare environment. 


Community Engagement Coordinator – FT

Supervisor: K. Mandell

This position recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers who support the mission of Big Bend Hospice. This position is responsible for monitoring volunteer assignments, evaluating performances, providing ongoing training, and assisting in creating volunteer recognition opportunities. This position serves as a liaison between volunteers, staff, and the community at large, assisting in community relations in Taylor, Wakulla, and Franklin Counties. They also serve as a patient-family advocate to find how volunteers can help increase the patient’s quality of life. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, or consummate experience in volunteer coordination is preferred. A valid Florida driver’s license, reliable transportation, and current automobile insurance are required.


Hospice Aide – Hospice House – FT

Supervisor: T. Dooley

CNA needed for a full-time position. This position will work primarily days (3) 12 hours shifts for the Hospice House including weekends and holidays. Must have current Florida CNA License. Minimum of 3 years CNA experience, preferably in Home Health or Hospice.


Hospice Aide – Hospice House – Days

Supervisor: T. Dooley

This position will work primarily days (3) 12 hour shifts for the Hospice House including weekends and holidays. Must have a current Florida CAN certification and a minimum of 3 years CNA experience.


Cook/Housekeeper – PT

Supervisor: T. Dooley

This position will work weekdays and weekends on a rotating schedule of 6-8 hours each day, for a total of 25 hrs/week. The primary role will be to prepare tasteful meals that are consistent with the patient’s plan of care and nutritional needs for up to 12 patients per day. Also responsible for catering services for staff meetings and events. Housekeeping duties will include cleaning common areas, cleaning patient rooms and preparing them for occupancy, and other housekeeping duties as assigned. A High School Diploma with a minimum of 1 year of experience cooking in a commercial and/or healthcare facility. This position will be required to successfully complete the Food Services Manager Certification within the first 30 days.


Nurse Practitioner (APRN) – FT

Supervisor: N. Suchak

This is a full-time nurse practitioner (NP) position. The NP will work in collaboration with the Hospice Physician and Hospice interdisciplinary team (IDT) to provide hospice services to patients and families in an inpatient, home, or facility setting. Responsibilities include: maintaining a regular schedule of clinical participation for the BBH Service area and sharing call schedules with other medical providers to provide 24-hour, 7-day/week coverage for BBH patients; performing face-to-face visits as part of the (re)certification process and helping develop and implement plans of care; assist in developing management plans for pain and other symptoms; perform required documentation and provide education to patient/families. Performs other duties as requested by the Medical Director and/or CEO. Stays abreast of all state and federal regulations/statutes and licensure requirements. Must have a current APRN License and a Master’s Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. BLS is also required, and 1 year of APRN experience is preferred. Previous Hospice experience is also preferred.


Referral Specialist- FT   

Supervisor: T. Christian-Griffin

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 Admission Specialists. Must be highly organized with excellent communication skills with 3-5 years administrative experience in a healthcare environment including insurance verification and/or medical billing.


RN- Care and Comfort – FT

Supervisor: T. Agboola

This position will provide care for patients in ALS, nursing homes, and other facilities throughout Leon County. Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of three years of nursing experience, preferably in hospice or home health.


RN – Hospice House – FT Nights

Supervisor: T. Dooley

This position will work primarily nights, (3) 12 hour shifts for the Hospice House including weekends and holidays. Must have current a Florida RN license and a minimum of 3 years RN/LPN experience, preferably in-home health or hospice.


RN – BBH Leon – FT

Supervisor: D. Gober

This position will provide care for patients throughout Leon County. Must have a current Florida RN license and a minimum of 3 years RN/LPN experience, preferably in hospice or home health.


Social Worker – FT and/or PT

Supervisor: K. Solberger

This is a full-time and on-call social work position. Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, LCSW preferred. Two years of home health or hospice experience preferred. Responsibilities include active and cooperative engagement with members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate optimal patient and family coordination of care. Provision of psychosocial assessments to support the expressed wishes of patients/families, and identify unanticipated needs to help patients/families make informed decisions. Empower patients and families through the provision of education related to end-of-life care, advanced directives, long-term care planning, safety, and financial benefits for which a patient or caregiver may be entitled.