Job Description

Position Details

  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80
  • Is Remote: No
  • Shift: Days
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Hospice and Palliative Care, the Palliative Care Coordinator will oversee the Palliative Care program, monitoring both programs for quality, opportunities for improvement, and growth. Collaboration with clinical staff and Providers to ensure the programs are meeting the needs of the community will be ongoing. The Palliative Care Coordinator will spend the majority of their time in the office setting but will also assess patients in the field. A high value will be placed on integrity and compassion and instilling this in all staff working in Palliative Care. The Palliative Care Coordinator will also be responsible for working with the team to ensure the Palliative program compliance with Federal, State regulations and NCHHHA guidelines.

Essential Qualifications:

An associate in nursing is required, bachelor's degree is preferred. A current and active NH RN license is required and at least 3 years of palliative, hospice, and/or home care is also preferred.  A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the person has acquired the necessary competencies required for this position.  Access to an operable, insured motor vehicle and a valid driver's license with an acceptable record of safe driving practice is required.  Must obtain CHPN certification within two years of hire.

    About NCHHHA:

    North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency (NCHHHA), based in Littleton, NH, serves residents of Coos and Grafton Counties. Compassionate, patient-focused services include Home Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care. Home care offerings include, but may not be limited to, skilled observation and assessment, nursing care management, disease management, surgical aftercare, wound care, injections and IV therapy, maternal and baby health, pediatric care, rehabilitative services, and therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation planning specific to the home. Palliative care services include in-home consultation with a provider and/or Medical Social Worker, advanced care planning, symptom management recommendations, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. Hospice care includes a certified hospice nursing assessment, 24/7 clinical support, in-home provider visits for pain and symptom management, medical supplies, equipment and hospice medications, volunteer support and companionship, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. A proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), NCHHHA is a Medicare-certified, non-profit organization and a member agency of the Home Care Association of NH.

    About North Country Healthcare (NCH):

    North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

    North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

    If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

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