Registered Nurse (RN) Case Manager Hospice Care
Details: VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS (pronounced VEE-tahs) operates 47 hospice programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS employs 11,788 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. VITAS served more than 78,000 patients throughout all of 2014. The name, VITAS (pronounced VEE-tahs), is derived from the Latin word for lives . It symbolizes the VITAS mission: To preserve the quality of life for those who have a limited time to live. The VITAS Registered 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 is a Full Time Registered Nurse / Case Manager that will provide hospice patient care within the San Diego County. Monday – Friday 12am – 8am with weekend rotations, if needed.Apply for this job.