Admissions RN

Full Time

Willamette Vital Health, your local nonprofit that helps families through one of the most difficult times in life — losing a loved one — is searching for an experienced RN with a passion for empathetic care with a focus on quality of life. If that’s you, we would love to meet you.

1:1 patient care with a focus on quality of life .

Competitive salary and generous benefits in a collaborative environment.

Flexibility to plan your day based on scheduled patient visits and their needs.

Employee Assistance Program that includes short term counseling and mental health assistance.

The Role:

As an Admissions RN, you will act as a vital bridge between referral sources, patients and their families, and Willamette Vital Health clinical staff. The comfort, compassion, teaching, and empowerment you provide can help hospice patients and their families make the best decision for their final months to maximize their quality of life. We are looking for nurses that want to use their passion and expertise as part of our vital team to provide the best care possible for hospice patients.

This position requires the following weekly schedule: Wed-Sat, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

We’re looking for RNs that want to use their expertise and experience as part of a team to provide the best care possible to those experiencing serious illness.

By providing expert, personalized care to hospice patients where they live you will bring dignity and compassion to those coping with symptoms of a serious illness.

Who You Are:

Your Impact. Willamette Vital Health is looking for passionate, empathetic, tenacious healthcare professionals, willing to partner in helping families get the most out of their remaining time together.


  • Current Oregon RN License
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and certification as Hospice and Palliative Care nurse preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of recent clinical experience as RN.
  • Must have direct hospice experience.
  • Must be vaccinated for COVID-19
  • Current Oregon driver's license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance
  • Current CPR certification
  • Possess excellent clinical nursing skills, superior ability to problem-solve, and commitment to continued learning and skill improvement
  • Ability to excel in high-stress situation and manage multiple priorities
  • Computer competency and electronic medical record experience a must
  • Ability to regularly walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, grasp, reach, handle and lift up to 50lbs.


  • Coordinate the admission of patients to WVH programs by working with facility, hospital, transport, patients, families and WVH staff
  • Use your teaching skills to empower family caregivers as you explain hospice services and WVH programs to help them identify their options for care to optimize quality of life
  • Fully use your professional nursing skills and training, including critical thinking, teaching, and assessment skills as you provide admission services to patients, families and caregivers in their own homes, the hospital, and facilities
  • Provide caring, professional nursing services, working as part of a team to meet the holistic needs of the patient and their family/caregivers
  • Provide timely documentation and communication of discharge plan
  • Act as a liaison between community referral sources, patients/family members, and WVH staff

Who We Are:

It’s not our organization itself that delivers deeply impactful work. It's our people. We’re an empathetic, resilient, diverse, and passionate group of people working together to create the best care possible for those facing serious illness and grief. We believe personalized care and grief support should be available to all who need it, so we provide our services regardless of ability to pay.

Powerful Purpose. Purpose is at the heart of our care provider experience. At Willamette Vital Health, everyone is united by the mission to provide people facing serious illness, death, and grief with access to the best personalized and compassionate care.

Galvanizing Resilience. Willamette Vital Health provides vital care during families’ toughest times. This provides many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Excellence with Integrity. Willamette Vital Health and our team of nurses and caring staff are committed to trust, ethics, quality, accountability, and expertise. This is how we deliver the best compassionate care.

Better Together. The Willamette Vital Health team works together to maximize the care we provide and support one another. We celebrate one another’s successes and invest in the team’s wellness.

Why Willamette Vital Health:

You're offered...

  • A challenging and rewarding career with flexibility to manage your schedule throughout your workday.
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including EAP (Employee Assistance Program) 401k with matching contributions, generous PTO, pre-tax spending accounts for healthcare (FSA) and dependent care (DCA)
  • Comprehensive and collaborative training and orientation
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Reimbursement for Hospice & Palliative Care certification exam
  • Option to purchase several programs at low cost: critical illness/accident insurance, voluntary life insurance, ID/Legal Shield, FIGO pet insurance

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Willamette Vital Health. We provide rewarding careers for passionate, caring, and experienced employees. We believe that everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief deserves access to the best personalized and compassionate care available, and the team at Willamette Vital Health strives to provide such care.

Willamette Vital Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical characteristics, age, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, or veteran status. All qualified candidates legally able to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.

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