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Admissions Nurse

VITAS Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/20/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Houston Referral - n/a -    

Admissions Nurse

Job ID: 2013-24783
Location: Houston
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

More information about this job:

Overview:

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 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 infull-timeopportunities.  This is a full-timeAdmission RN 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 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 full-time Admission Nurse will have a flexible schedule to work on one of the following 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts:
  • Eight (8) hours:  2pm-10pm, 10am-6pm or 12pm-8pm
  • Ten (10) hours:  9am-7pm, 10am-8pm, 11am-9pm or 12pm-10pm
  • Twelve (12) hours:  9am-9pm  
  • All shifts must participate in occasional on-call and weekend responsibilities with other team members.

 

Appy below if you are interested infull-timeopportunities.  This is a full-timeAdmission RN position.  For part-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