RN - Admissions Nurse in Bridgeport Hospital

Employer
VITAS
Location
Norwalk, Connecticut
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 12, 2018
Closes
Jan 16, 2018
Specialty
Office, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.

Benefits Include
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Affinity Program

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.
  • Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical records review as requested.
  • Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and families who meet admission criteria.
  • Build effective referral source relationships to support the territory plan.
  • Maintain clinical and professional competence.
  • Take the initiative in developing effective relationships with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons.

Work Schedule:

Full-time - 5 variable days in Bridgeport Hospital, 10am-7pm with every other weekend

Qualifications
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state where the VITAS program is located
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in acute or sub-acute care
  • Previous sales experience preferred

Education
  • Registered Nurse license in the state of Connecticut

Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

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