Vitas Innovative Hospice Care

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End of life care

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Best part of working for this company is providing comfort for the patients and families.

Cons

On call for a huge territory after working your 8 plus hour day was extremely dangerous! More than once I almost fell asleep at the wheel driving to a patient home at 2am after having worked all day.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make the on call team responsible for coving their own vacations and call offs.

Other reviews for Vitas Innovative Hospice Care

  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Patients are well cared for, not nurses.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Nurse  in  Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Nurse in Sacramento, CA

    Pros

    Vitas offers 240 hours of PTO, which starts accruing after your 3 month probation period. Patients are well cared for. The Sacramento location seems to make a point of hiring a diverse staff, including management staff, with many ethnicitys represented and they are gay friendly.

    Cons

    Heavy caseload. I was hired to work Mon-Fri, and after 4 years, told that I needed to work 2 out of 3 weekends. We used to be able to start our visits from home, but now have to start from the office, which adds a 45 minute commute to my day, when I already drive hundreds of miles a week, seeing 6 patients per day.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Patients and families come first

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    One on one care with patients. Team support.

    Cons

    Nothing, lots to learn but they have good training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing at this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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