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Admissions Nurse

VITAS Type Full time Posted 1/20/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/16/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Atlanta Referral - n/a -    

Admissions Nurse

Job ID: 2013-23779
Location: Atlanta Metro
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 main office located in Atlanta, GA.

 

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

 

Apply 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 working experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Must be currently licensed to practice as a RN in the state of Georgia.
  • Must have knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and the ability to develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge.
  • The full-time Admission Nurse will work eight (8) or ten (10) hour shifts.
  • Ten (10) hour shifts at four (4) days/week for a total of forty (40) hours/week on Tuesday-Friday or Wednesday-Saturday from 11am-10pm.
  • Eight (8) hour shifts at five (5) days/week for a total of forty (40) hours/week on Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm or 11am-8pm.
  • Qualified candidates will reside in Northwest, Northeast, East, West, Southwest or Southeast Atlanta and provide patient/family admission in these areas as needed.
  • Reliable transportation with appropriate insurance coverage required.
  • Mileage reimbursement provided.
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