Welcome to the HPNA Career Center

The career center was designed to make it easier for hospice and palliative nurses to seek career advancement and locate new employment opportunities, as well as help employers locate the best qualified candidates. If you are a hospice and palliative nurse looking for new opportunities, or seeking to enter the field from another nursing specialty, please click on the button below.

Job Seekers

Employers will be able to use this site to post their positions not only here on the HPNA Career Center, but throughout a network of nursing and healthcare related web sites from across the country. If you are an employer looking to post a job, please click on the button below to find out how.


Hospice and Palliative Nursing Resources

The resources here will help you learn more about hospice and palliative nursing and the qualifications you may need, or if you are considering transferring into the field from another nursing specialty. This is the place where you can find links and resources that can help you reach your goal.


Aziz, Noreen, Jeri Miller, J. Randall Curtis. “Nursing Outlook, Palliative and End-of-Life Care Research: Embracing New Opportunities.” National Center for Biotechnology Information, US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, November-December 2012, 60(6):384-90 doi: 10.1016/j.outlook.2012.08.006.

Beresford, Larry. “Palliative Care Can Be Incredibly Intense, Richly Rewarding for Hospitalists.” The Hospitalist, December 1, 2013.

Green, Kathleen. “Careers in Hospice Care.” US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, August 2015.

Head, Barbara, Karla Washington, John Myers. “Job Satisfaction, Intent to Stay, and Recommended Job Improvements: The Palliative Nursing Assistant Speaks.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, November 2013, 1356-1361.

Zuraw, Lydia. “As Palliative Care Need Grows, Specialists are Scarce.” National Public Radio, April 5, 2013.

Brand New Career Center

Post a job for your organization, see what jobs are available, or find resources for your career search, through this new center.

Job Seekers


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