Founded in 1978, Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc. (Community Hospice) is a community-based hospice organization located in Jacksonville Florida with a mission to provide comprehensive compassionate care to patients and families and to be the community resource for end-of-life care. It serves 1,145,009 people in the counties of Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns. Care is provided for an average of 900 patients daily in their homes, hospitals, long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities and Community Hospice in-patient facilities–the 24 bed Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring and the 15 bed George and Margaret Morris Center for Caring at Shands Jacksonville Hospital. Community Hospice also houses the Charles M. Neviaser Educational Institute that educates medical professionals and community members in the emerging fields of palliative and end-of-life care, The Grief and Loss Center which provides education, consultation and direct services on general issues related to grief and loss, and Community PedsCare, a pediatric hospice and palliative care collaborative effort of Community Hospice and Jacksonville’s Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children’s Clinic. The role of the Social Worker role in our agency varies from providing education to our patients, their families, professionals and the general public to case management and the provision of mental health services in the form of crisis intervention and individual group therapy.
Students will need to provide their own transportation. Will take all levels of Clinical interns.