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Being a hospice nurse for VITAS Healthcare is patient-focused nursing. It requires superior clinical and people skills.

VITAS stands by their values and their mission. They stand by us as employees.

In return, this is what you can expect:

  • Support from a team that makes time to be with the patient: listening, addressing their needs, educating them
  • The ability to make your own schedule, to see your patients when they need to be seen
  • The feeling that you're really making a difference and helping someone at the end of life
  • A company that stands by its values and supports your professional goals

View all current nursing job openings.

The Life of a Hospice Nurse

Jena Ruehl was living in Columbus, Ohio, and visited her hometown, Cincinnati, because her grandmother was dying. A friend told her VITAS Healthcare was hiring and suggested she apply. She knew very little about hospice care.

“I just thought hospice was the last week, last couple of days of someone's life,” Jena recalls. “So I didn't know if I wanted to work with hospice, if I'd really enjoy that or not. But I thought I would give it a try and I've been here ever since and I love it!”

Read Jena Ruehl's Testimonial

Four years ago, Erika Avila had already made the move to hospice when she attended a job fair. She applied for a position at VITAS and was hired the next day.

“I accepted the job with VITAS because, besides the many benefits they offer, VITAS allows me one­-on­-one time with my patients. And I believe in their values, that we take care of each other, patients and families come first and we make a difference.”

Read Erika Avila's Testimonial

Erika Avila, RN, visits with Nella, a home care hospice patient. Watch the video to see what Erika's day is like.

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