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Hospice Aide, NEW IPU Team

Job Details

Tallahassee, FL

Why Big Bend Hospice?


Are you a compassionate certified CNA, looking for a rewarding career opportunity? Look no further than our NEW state-of-the-art facility: First Commerce Center for Compassionate Care!

The 8-bed inpatient unit is currently under construction on the 3rd floor of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

Big Bend Hospice seeks dedicated CNAs to join our new FCCCC team. As an employee of BBH, you’ll have the chance to join a collaborative team and make a meaningful impact, providing high-quality end-of-life care. 

As the Hospice Aide (CNA) you will give personal care under the supervision of the RN. Actively support and promote the philosophy and mission statement.

Full-time Schedule: (3) 12-hour shifts, rotating weekends and holidays


About Us

Hospice work is not a job – it’s a calling.

Caring for patients and their families at the end of life requires exceptional people with the spirit and commitment to providing compassionate care.

Big Bend Hospice has been the “Hometown Hospice” in the Florida Big Bend area since 1983. Our non-profit's mission is to “inspire hope by positively impacting the way our community experiences serious illness or grief one family at a time.”

Big Bend Hospice strives to be the employer of choice and is committed to providing the education, tools, and work environment to allow employees to perform at their best. For more information about Big Bend Hospice, visit or us on Instagram or Facebook.


Our Culture

Our culture is cultivated using the following values:

  • Integrity - We demonstrate integrity in everything we do
  • Accountability - We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards
  • Respect - We respect our patients and the families we serve, and we respect one another
  • Stewards - We are good stewards of our resources
  • Innovation - We strive for increased knowledge and explore innovative ways to fulfill our mission
  • Excellence - We are committed to excellence and helping each employee reach their highest potential



Duties, Qualifications, and Perks

Our CNAs aka Hospice Aides:  
(duties include, but are not limited to)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the hospice philosophy.
  • The Hospice Aide is responsible for attending to the personal care needs of the terminally ill patient within an inpatient unit.
  • The Hospice Aide works under the direct supervision of the Hospice Registered Nurse. 
  • The Hospice Aide follows the direction of the care plan.
  • Document timely and appropriately.
  • Participate in end-of-life care for the patient and family.
  • Inform RN of any changes in the condition. 
  • Complete other duties as assigned. 



  • Must have an active Florida Certified Nursing Aide certificate. 
  • BLS Required 
  • Must maintain active Florida Drivers License 
  • Hospice, Home Health experience preferred 
  • Compassionate with sound judgment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and medical software systems
  • Ability to handle stress and long shifts


We Got the Perks:

  • Annual PTO accrual based on years of service. For example, 0-2 years of service receive 120 hours of PTO.
  • 9 paid holidays annually
  • Medical (UHC), dental, vision, STD, LTD, FSA, EAP, life insurance, and supplemental life insurance
  • 5% 403B match after one year of employment with us
  • Employee recognition programs and discounts
  • PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) eligibility for most roles


COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to have proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or exemption upon hire.


Join a Team that inspires hope!

Big Bend Hospice is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. We celebrate diversity without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics