Career Opportunities 2018-08-14T21:56:43+00:00

Careers at Hospice of North Idaho

Are you compassionate, highly-skilled, and motivated to set the standard for expertise in hospice care? So are we! Consider Hospice of North Idaho as your next employer.

We offer meaningful and rewarding careers where you can make a positive impact on the lives of others every day. Employees of Hospice of North Idaho work with a team of dedicated people in a culture of caring. Our full-time employees enjoy competitive benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement. We support a healthy work-life balance with a generous personal leave policy and we offer frequent professional development opportunities.

Our team of about 100 employees include both clinical and non-clinical staff. As the community’s trusted hospice since 1981, we set the standard for quality care. We are patient-focused, and provide more direct care to our patients than any other hospice in Idaho. As a leader in education and the community’s longest operating hospice, we provide valuable benefits that employees love:

  • Opportunities for continuing education and for furthering education
  • Staff often hold regular hours, even on-call rotations are scheduled. Float positions are hired as such.
  • Home care teams work 8-5 shifts, In-patient unit staff work 12-hour shifts.
  • Ample personal leave time
  • Retirement fund with match offered
  • Medical, dental, vision and life flight insurance offered

Our clinical staff has delivered exceptional quality of care to our patients and their families for nearly 40 years. Our clinical nursing staff and social workers see patients in their home, in care facilities, or at the Schneidmiller House. With a compassionate and holistic approach to well being, our expert care is delivered with our full attention to each individual.

Available Career Opportunities

The hospice social worker provides clinical support to patients and their families in conjunction with the other members of the hospice team.  The social worker has special expertise related to the psychosocial, spiritual, bereavement, environmental and financial needs of hospice patients and their families. Some travel to the Silver Valley is required.  Social workers are scheduled 40 hours per week. A master’s degree in social work is required. Help further the mission of Hospice of North Idaho! Find out more, here!

The Night Shift RN provides prompt response to physical and emotional needs of clients and their families in the form of phone calls and/or home visits during non-office hours. This position also screens a variety of questions, problems, and crisis situation that may arise. Position may function as the Clinical Supervisor during on-call hours.

The Home Care Night Nurse (RN) works under the direction of client’s primary care physician and Hospice Medical Director and with the primary care nurse as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).  This position advises and informs the primary nurse regarding client assessment and recommends care measures.

RN required; current Idaho State RN in good standing; minimum six (6) months nursing experience; current CPR; valid driver’s license, personal vehicle for on-the-job transportation, and evidence of insurance coverage as required by HONI policy required. Find out more, here.

The Schneidmiller House (In-Patient) Primary Nurse is responsible for the overall management of all nursing care for assigned clients.  Under the direction of the Hospice Medical Director and the client’s primary care physician, the Nurse plans and provides individualized skilled nursing care to enable patients to participate as fully as possible in the activities of daily living, in the in-patient setting.  This position participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to plan and provide holistic care to patients and families.  Nursing care reflects assessments, actions and plans that are in accordance with the IDT Plan of Care.

This is a full time day position and will normally work a schedule of three 12.5 hour days from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM.  Schedule will include every other weekend and some holidays.

RN required, minimum of 6 months nursing experience, current State of Idaho RN license in good standing, valid driver’s license, personal vehicle for on-the-job transportation, evidence of insurance coverage as required by the State of Idaho. Requires signed release for driving record. Find out more, here.

The Hospice Aide provides compassionate personal care and homemaker services for patients when appropriate and maintains a safe and healthy environment as directed by the IDT plan of care.

This is a full time day position (40 hours per week) in a home or facility setting.  Some on call nights and/or weekends may be required.

High school diploma or equivalent; successful completion of a course in home health or adequate on-the-job training in another approved facility utilizing basic skills; graduation from an accredited Nurse’s Aide Course with current Certified Nurse’s Aide certificate; State of Idaho Nursing Assistant Competency Evaluation; current CPR certification; certification of course attendance at an Assistance with Medications course sanctioned by the State of Idaho; and valid driver’s license, personal vehicle for on-the-job transportation, and evidence of insurance coverage as required by HONI policy required. Find out more, here.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to: hr@honi.org or fax to 208-209- 8508 attn: HR.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hospice of North Idaho complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Hospice of North Idaho does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.