Hospice - Community Representative

Care Initiatives

Hospice - Community Representative

Care Initiatives Hospice - Waterloo

Care Initiatives Hospice is currently seeking a Community Representative to join our team!

The Community Representative will be instrumental in establishing and maintaining positive relationships in the communities we serve with the intent to educate referral sources and the public about the services Care Initiatives Hospice provides. We are a not-for-profit, mission-driven hospice organization, growing and expanding. If you are outgoing and passionate about improving quality of life, we may be a great fit!

Purpose of the position:

The Community Representative generates referrals by developing and maintaining relationships with referral sources within our service area, including long term care facilities, assisted living communities, hospitals, clinics, home care agencies, and others.

The primary responsibilities are to travel throughout the territory making sales calls to accounts according to a strategic action plan and routing schedule, learning about our customers’ needs, and collaborating to discover the best way to meet them. Keep the hospice care team involved and motivated to grow as a team through excellent patient-focused care and outstanding customer service. Provide education to the general public by seeking out speaking opportunities and various events such as fairs and expos.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related/equivalent work experience.
  • Current Iowa driver’s license and automobile liability insurance.
  • Understanding of the healthcare system and/or end-of-life care experiences.
  • Experience initiating and developing professional business relationships.
  • Experience in sales and/or marketing strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
  • Ability to earn referrals by tactfully and compliantly moving referral sources along the sales continuum.
  • Ability to enthusiastically make connections and develop rapport by initiating conversations to build and promote relationships.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to plan, organize and articulate the benefits of hospice care to patients, families, providers, community groups, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with large public audiences.
  • Ability to use a laptop computer and Microsoft products such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

We are proud to provide excellent benefits to our team members!

  • Multiple medical plan choices with HAS and FSA programs
  • Two dental coverage options
  • Vision
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary critical illness and accident coverage plans
  • Discount programs on Verizon wireless, gym memberships, fitness equipment, ID Theft Protection, hotel, and theme park tickets.
  • On-Demand pay through Dayforce Wallet – access your pay as soon as it is earned

Care Initiatives has implemented its Employee and Provider SARS-CoV-2 (“COVID-19”) Vaccine Policy pursuant to recent federal regulation, which requires all employees to have either their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or submit a medical or religious exemption request by February 14, 2022. If you have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination upon hire. If you would like to submit a medical or religious exemption request, the appropriate forms will be provided to you upon hire.

EOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled

Job ID: 78314

Posted 22 days ago

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