Join Our Team of Compassionate Caregivers at Gilchrist!
Are you a dedicated and empathetic nurse looking to make a profound impact on the lives of patients and their families? Gilchrist invites you to be a part of something truly extraordinary.
About Us: Gilchrist is Maryland’s leading nonprofit provider of serious illness and end-of-life care. With Elder Medical Care, Hospice & Counseling & Support, our life-affirming programs ensure that our patients have the best quality of life and the opportunity to live very moment. With 30 years of excellence, we've become a beacon of compassion and support in our community.
The Role: As a Hospice Care Nurse at Gilchrist (day or night shifts), you'll be at the heart of our mission, providing personalized care to patients during their final journey. This position visits patients living in a specified area and is part of a team of nurses.
You'll have the opportunity to:
Provide nursing, supportive care and offer comfort to patients in their homes, ensuring their dignity, pain management, and emotional well being.
Identify patient/family care needs and build relationships and create meaningful connections with patients and their families, offering not just medical expertise, but also empathy and understanding. You will get to spend time getting to know each patient and family—no two days are ever the same.
Make a difference and be part of a cohesive team that truly changes lives, offering support during one of life’s most challenging moments.
Compensation: We value our team and offer competitive salaries and benefits. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including medical/dental/vision, short/long-term disability, 403(b)/401(a) Retirement Plan, tuition reimbursement, free parking, fitness discounts and more.
Sign On Bonus: We are currently offering a sign on bonus of $3,000 for day and $5,000 for night nurses.
Ongoing Training: We invest in your growth with continuous education and development opportunities.
Supportive Environment: Join a collaborative and caring team that values your expertise.
Fulfillment and Purpose: Experience the profound reward of providing comfort and peace to those in need.
Gilchrist has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” for the past 5 consecutive years.
Education: Diploma, and/or BSN from an accredited institution
Experience: Two years of nursing experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills: Knowledgeable of universal precautions for infection control and practices safe nursing standards for self-protection; Strong time management skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to be patient and family focused, and Skill in the use of EMR (Electronic Medical Record) and/or ability to learn
Licensures, Certifications: Current Maryland State license as a Registered Nurse, Certification in end-of-life care by the NBHPNA within three years of employment
Gilchrist is Maryland’s leading nonprofit provider of serious illness and end-of-life care. With Elder Medical Care, Hospice & Counseling & Support, our life-affirming programs ensure that our patients have the best quality of life and the opportunity to live very moment. With 30 years of excellence, we've become a beacon of compassion and support in our community.