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Admissions Nurse

VITAS Type Full time Posted 12/18/2013
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/23/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Fort Worth Referral - n/a -    

Admissions Nurse

Job ID: 2013-24780
Location: Fort Worth
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

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.

 

Our Admission Nurses may perform admissions in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, VITAS inpatient units, retirement centers and in the patient's home.

 

Appy below if you are interested infull-timeopportunities.  This is a full-timeAdmission Nurse position.  For part-time and prn/per-diem opportunities, please see our other openings.

Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years.
  • Must be currently licensed as a RN in the state where the VITAS program is located.  
  • Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge.
  • Qualified RNs will reside in Tarrant County or a city bordering Tarrant County in order to respond to patient/family needs in a timely manner.
  • The ideal nursing candidate will have a flexible schedule with the ability to work various shifts, days and weekends as needed.

 

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred from an accredited college/university with consideration also given to international equivalent.
  • ADN required.
  • Previous oncology experience preferred.
  • Previous sales experience preferred.
Special Instructions to Candidates:
EOE/AA
M/F/D/V