Employment Opportunities

The natural wonder Crater Lake is only 60 miles from Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Nestled in the breathtaking beauty of Southern Oregon’s Cascade Mountain range just across the California border, Klamath Falls is the county seat of Klamath County.  The exceptionally mild climate and 300 days of sunshine add up to a four-season recreational paradise.  Klamath County is home to approximately 70,000 residents and boasts Oregon’s only Arnold Palmer Golf Course at the Running Y Ranch.  Learn more about Klamath County by visiting Discover Klamath.

Sixteen small communities in the Klamath Basin area and several communities in the basin region of Northern California are served by Klamath Hospice.  This commercial area has a total population of 120,000.

When your work is in harmony with your values, you naturally have more energy.  Come be a part of the growth and experience the fulfilling work of hospice.  Know that what you do really makes a difference in the lives of others!

Klamath Hospice is seeking talented individuals for the following positions to join our interdisciplinary team.  If you meet the requirements for a position and would like to apply, please complete our employment application  Employment Application and email, fax, or mail it to:

Trebor McCormick

treborm@klamathhospice.org

4745 S 6th Street Klamath Falls, OR 97603

541-882-2902

Part-Time/Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Position is responsible and accountable for providing and documenting care for terminally ill patients. The Licensed Nurse (LN) works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Clinical Manager. The position offers an excellent benefits package including fully paid medical, dental, short/long term disability, and up to 25 days of paid time off.

LPN Requirements:
– Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
– Current LN licensure in the state of Oregon, with ability to obtain licensure in state of California
– Experience as an LN commensurate with ONE of the following: one year acute care experience; Six months hospice experience within the last 12 months; or minimum of two years’ experience as a Licensed Nurse.
– Demonstrated ability to respond well to supervision and to work independently when appropriate.
– Knowledge of general nursing practice
– Basic computer knowledge
– Current BCLS certification

 
Part-Time/Full-Time Registered Nurse (RN)

Position is responsible for planning, coordinating, providing and documenting care for terminally ill patients from day of admission through day of discharge.  The position offers an excellent benefits package including fully paid medical, dental, short/long term disability, and up to 25 days of paid time off.

RN Requirements:
– Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
– Current RN licensure in the state of Oregon, with ability to obtain licensure in state of California
– Experience as an RN commensurate with ONE of the following: one year acute care experience within the last three years; one year home health care experience within the last three years; one year community health or public health experience within the last three years; one year hospice experience within the last three years; or, have a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by the National League of Nursing.
– Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to supervise staff and other professionals.
– Basic computer knowledge
– Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
– Current BCLS certification

 

Supplemental RNs

The Hospice Supplemental Registered Nurse is responsible for providing and documenting care for terminally ill patients from day of admission through day of discharge.  Utilizing physicians’ orders and professional skills, and in coordination with the other members of the interdisciplinary team, the Hospice Supplemental RN implements a hospice plan of care that meets each patient’s specific needs and is in compliance with Federal and State regulations, reimbursement guidelines, as well as the organization’s policies and procedures.  Participates in on-call rotation (including weeknights and weekends).

Requirements:
– Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
– Current RN license from the Oregon State Board of Nursing, with the ability to obtain a RN license from the California Board of Registered Nursing.
– Experience as an RN commensurate with ONE of the following: one year acute care experience within the last three years; one year home health care experience within the last three years; one year community health or public health experience within the last three years; one year hospice experience within the last three years; or, have a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program accredited by the National League of Nursing.
– Current BCLS certification
– Basic computer knowledge
– Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice