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Registered Nurse (RN) Per-Diem

VITAS Type Full time Posted 8/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 1/28/2015
CA - California (All) - Oakland Referral - n/a -    

Registered Nurse (RN) Per-Diem

Job ID: 2013-23710
Location: East Bay
Min. Exp.(Yrs): 2
Category: Nursing

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The Per-Diem VITAS Nurse is a member of the interdisciplinary team and is the pivotal person in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family.  Responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission to VITAS and provides a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care.  This position reports to the East Bay Program's main office located in Walnut Creek, CA.

  • Nursing candidates must possess a minimum of one (1) year (paid) work experience as a Registered Nurse within the last five (5) years.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in hospice, medical/surgical or home health preferred.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state where the VITAS program is located.
  • The Per-Diem Registered Nurse will possess a flexible schedule with the ability to work various days and shifts throughout the week and on weekends as needed.
  • Responsible for providing patient care in homes, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement facilities, acute and sub-acute care facilities as needed.
  • The East Bay Program provides patient care in Northern Alameda and Contra Costa County.  Qualified nursing candidates will reside in Northern Alameda or Contra Costa County in order to respond to patient family needs in a timely manner.
  • Reliable transportation with appropriate insurance coverage required.  Mileage reimbursement provided.


  • Completion of course study as required to acquire RN state licensure in California.
  • ADN required.
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