It takes a special person to devote his or her career to hospice and end-of-life care. If you have passion for serving patients, their families and your community, we invite you to become part of our team.
We believe our commitment to ensuring personal dignity and respect extends to our employees.
More than a third of our staff have worked for Hospice by the Bay for more than five years, and many boast 10, 15 or even 20 years of employment here. One staff member, we are proud to say, was part of the founding team in 1975.
We embrace diversity and encourage a culture of inclusion.
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We offer a wide variety of opportunities and departments to match different skills and backgrounds. They include:
- Certified Home Health Aides
- Licensed Vocational Nurses
- Marriage and Family Therapists with a specialty in grief counseling
- Registered Nurses
- Spiritual Counselors
- Social Workers
- Communications and Marketing
- Human Resources
- Patient Care Support
We provide employees with competitive benefits designed to support them and their families.
Some of these benefits include
- Insurance—medical, dental, vision, long term disability
- Section 125 flexible spending accounts
- Employee assistance program
- Retirement savings program
- Life insurance
Education leave – to promote ongoing professional development, we offer support for classes and workshops
Students / Interns
Hospice by the Bay offers internship opportunities for social work, counseling and nursing students.
Master’s level students and post-graduate interns with a Master’s Degree in social work or counseling may apply for an internship with our Bereavement Counseling program. Interns typically work 20-24 hours a week conducting group and individual counseling sessions. Individual and group supervision training is provided by BBS-certified LCSWs and MFTs. Interns must be registered with the BBS, and have experience in the areas of loss and grief counseling. A stipend is available.
Pre-licensed Nurse Preceptorship
Hospice by the Bay offers a Hospice Nurse Preceptorship as an extended program through the University of San Francisco. This clinical experience is designed to provide the pre-licensed student an opportunity to integrate medical theory and practice. As a baccalaureate-prepared nurse, you will work closely with an experienced RN who will guide you through mentored clinical practice, encompassing all aspects of hospice and palliative care. Your preceptor will help you progress toward becoming a competent, confident nurse by observing, providing feedback and constructive criticism, and serving as a role model.