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Admissions Nurse

VITAS Type Full time Posted 12/26/2013
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/23/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Houston Referral - n/a -    

Admissions Nurse

Job ID: 2013-24784
Location: Houston
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.  This position is based out of the Houston, TX Program.

 

Our Admission Nurses may be placed in inpatient units, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement centers and home care as needed to perform a patient/family admission.

 

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

Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years working experience as a RN within the past 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.
  • The part-time Admission Nurse will perform patient/family admissions at a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week and participate in occasional on-call and weekend rotations with other team members.

 

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

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