Job Type:

Admissions RN | Hospice Care | Hiring Event

JOB-ID: 2019-75672

Job Title Category Location Job Type Posted
Admissions RN | Hospice Care | Hiring Event Nursing Walnut Creek, California 94598 Full-Time 08-28-2019

VITAS Healthcare is NOW Hiring Hospice Admissoins Registered Nurses

  • Full Time positions
  • Tues - Sat 12am - 8p
  • Sun - Thurs - 11am -7pm
  • Positions available for the following patient territories:  Contra Costa and Alameda Counties

Join our Dynamic Team | Meet out Team | We will be conducting interviews from 10am - 5pm:


DATES:  Thursday, September 12, 2019



VITAS Healthcare – East Bay

355 Lennon Lane

Suite 150

Walnut Creek, CA  94598


Call our Recruiter to schedule your interview at Toll Free 866-984-8274!


The Admissions RN 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.




  • Participation in the information gathering, analysis, education and form completion aspects of the admissions process
  • 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.
  • Analyze data collected by the LPN to facilitate/obtain admission orders
  • Build effective referral source relationships to support the high quality and responsiveness expectations associated with VITAS.
  • Maintain clinical and professional competence.
  • Take the initiative in developing effective relationships internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons.
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and address any questions the patient and/or patient’s family has concerning hospice and palliative care.



  • Knowledge of the principles of the intake, admission, and transition to care process with the ability to further develop skills in these competency areas.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families, physicians, referral sources and colleagues.
  • Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge.
  • Ability to use the VITAS information system and mobile technology platforms.
  • Reliable means of transportation.


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
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program




  • Current California RN license required.
  • Previous hospital, physician practice, LTC or ALF experience
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Previous sales or service experience preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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