VITAS Healthcare is the nation s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.
The Admissions Nurse is a registered nurse and an Interdisciplinary Team Member whose primary responsibility is to present VITAS services and philosophy to patients and families in a manner that results in the admission of appropriate patients.
Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical records review as requested.
Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and families who meet admission criteria.
Build effective referral source relationships to support the territory plan.
Maintain clinical and professional competence.
Take the initiative in developing effective relationships with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons.
Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Currently licensed as a R.N. in the state where the VITAS program is located
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in acute or sub-acute care
Previous sales experience preferred
Bilingual (Spanish/English) - preferred
Special Instructions to CandidatesEOE/AA M/F/D/V
Associated topics: bsn, cardiothoracic, care unit, coronary, domiciliary, hospice, infusion, mhb, neonatal, staff nurse
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