Frequently Asked Questions – Careers

Frequently asked questions about careers:

After we evaluate your application and/or review your resume, we will determine whether the position you applied for or any other open position appears to be a good fit for your skills. Depending on the number of candidates for positions, this process may take several weeks. If it appears there may be a fit, we will contact you for more information or to arrange an interview.

Your resume will be kept on file for six months, and you may be contacted in the future. You are welcome to contact us to check on the status of your application.

Staff receives one, two or three weeks of orientation depending on the position. In addition, there are regular educational programs for clinical staff, designed to help staff continually develop and expand their skills. Registered nurses are usually able to earn all of the continuing education credits they need through in-house programs.

Hours depend on the position and location. Clinical position hours vary depending on the setting. We serve patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and positions exist at all times and all days of the week. Office work schedules also vary based on location and position. The offices are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Part-time employees who work 24 hours or more a week are eligible for benefits.

Some benefits are available the date of hire. Additional benefits, such as health insurance will begin the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

Our Programs

There's a long list of hospices in Kansas City, but there's only one Kansas City Hospice. Our programs provide comprehensive expert care for all ages at all stages of serious illness.

Hospice

When the focus shifts to comfort instead of treatment, care comes to your home or nursing facility with a plan tailored to your needs, including emotional and spiritual support for the whole family.

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Hospice

Palliative Home Health

When complex needs benefit from a team approach, supportive home care brings the care you need, with 24/7 nurse support for pain, stress and symptoms due to serious illness.

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Palliative Home Health

Advanced Illness Support

Beginning as early as diagnosis and at any stage of serious illness, our nurse practitioners make home visits as needed to help coordinate your care and provide expert pain and symptom management.

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Advanced Illness Support
Hospice House

Hospice House

When symptoms cannot be easily managed at home, two hospice houses provide 24/7 expert care in comfortable home-line settings where family members can be relieved of caregiving duties to focus on loved ones.

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Carousel

Carousel provides palliative and hospice care for perinatal and for babies through young adults with a dedicated team of pediatric nurses, social workers, chaplains and other specialists.

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Carousel
Solace House

Solace House

Our center for grief and healing supports individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. We provide opportunities to share, listen, learn and heal with peer group support from age 3 through adult.

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