RN Hospice Care Float

Part Time

The comfort, compassion, teaching, and empowerment you provide as a Hospice RN can help patients and their families make the most of their time left together. We are looking for hospice nurses that want to use their passion and expertise as part of a team to provide the best care possible for hospice patients.

Successful candidates will be available to work 8 hour shifts on variable days, as needed, including weekend days and holidays. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Additional on-call opportunities are available.

Willamette Vital Health, previously known as Willamette Valley Hospice, is a non-profit organization that helps families through one of the most difficult times of their lives – losing a loved one.

Why work for us? Staff member Arlene B. says it best: “It is not just a job, it is a calling. We are not just employees, we are family.”


  • Fully use your professional skills and training, including critical thinking, teaching, and assessment skills as you provide services to patients, families and caregivers in their own homes and facilities
  • Use your teaching skills to empower family caregivers as you guide them through the end-of-life journey and help them identify their options for care to optimize quality of life
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to meet the holistic needs of the patient and their family/caregivers
  • Provide caring, professional nursing services to hospice patients as indicated by the plan of care you develop with the interdisciplinary team
  • Perform initial and ongoing assessments of patients, developing and revising the plan of care as needed
  • Provide timely documentation and communication of assessments, planning and interventions
  • Manage your own daily schedule working within the guidelines of agency policy and hospice regulatory requirements


  • Current Oregon RN license is a must.
  • Minimum one year of recent clinical experience as RN, prefer two years of hospice, oncology and/or home health experience
  • Prefer certification as Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Current CPR certification
  • Possess excellent clinical nursing skills, superior ability to problem-solve, and commitment to continued learning and skill improvement
  • Willing to work in a variety of patient settings: care facilities, hospitals, patient homes, as well as work out of the WVH office when necessary
  • Ability to excel in high-stress situations and manage multiple priorities
  • Computer competency and electronic medical recording keeping experience
  • Ability to regularly walk bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, grasp, reach, handle, and lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Current Oregon driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance
  • Must be able and willing to drive own vehicle to and from patient locations

Our Commitment to Our Staff:

  • Competitive wages
  • Generous paid time off benefits
  • Collaborative 4-to-6-week orientation
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans with low to no premiums for employees and subsidized premiums for eligible dependents*
  • Short & long-term disability and life insurance benefits at no cost to employees*
  • Pre-tax flex spending accounts for healthcare (FSA) and dependent care (DCA) savings*
  • 401(k) retirement plan with 100% company match of contributions up to 4% of employee's compensation*
  • Employee assistance program with free short-term counseling, legal consultation, and more*
  • Option to purchase several programs at low cost: critical illness/accident insurance, voluntary life insurance, ID/Legal Shield, FIGO pet insurance*

*Some benefits are dependent on number of hours scheduled to work

To apply, send a resume to careers@wvh.org

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Willamette Vital Health. We are a community owned, not-for-profit organization providing innovative, personalized, and compassionate care to patients and families facing serious illness. Our mission to serve those who are facing end of life and grief is driven by our core values of service, excellence, integrity, community, and sustainability.

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.