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End of life care

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Vitas Innovative Hospice Care

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 Management

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

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  1. Patients and families come first

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vitas Innovative Hospice Care full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    One on one care with patients. Team support.

    Cons

    Nothing, lots to learn but they have good training

    Advice to Management

    Nothing at this time

  2. Helpful (2)

    Patients are well cared for, not nurses.

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    Current Employee - Nurse in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Nurse in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at Vitas Innovative Hospice Care full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    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.

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