Question: What Jobs are Available in Hospice?
Jobs in hospice
care include palliative care nurses, physicians and certified nursing assistants (CNA's). Case managers, counselors, and social workers are also involved in hospice care. Palliative medicine was recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 2006. For more information, see the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Palliative care is not for the faint of heart. Someone who works in hospice care should be very comfortable around death and dying, and dealing with grieving families on a regular basis.