VNA Health Group

Hospice Intake Coordinator

Job Locations US-NJ-Essex County
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/15/2023 3:46 PM)
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


The VNA Health Group

A proud past. A compelling future.

A future that includes you.


For over 110 years, the VNA Health Group has served the needs of home health and hospice patients in our communities. In that time, we’ve grown to become an organization of 2500 dedicated employees in three states, a leader and innovator in health care, and an award-winning organization. For the last three years, we’ve been a certified Best Place to Work ®, we’ve been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a top provider for aging services, and many of our leaders have been awarded with distinction for their contributions to health care.

As a VNAHG employee, you’ll not only be joining a winning organization, but one that will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

  • Our tuition reimbursement program of up to $12,000 a year will assist you getting that degree you’ve always dreamed of.
  • Our Continuing Education programs will keep you current, with learning and certifications to help you master your profession.
  • Our online learning system will provide knowledge at your fingertips, anytime, anywhere.
  • Our Employee Referral programs give you the opportunity to recruit trusted colleagues and receive cash rewards for doing so.
  • Our recognition programs provide that much needed “thank you” for doing a job well done.
  • Our 403B and 401a retirement plans will help you plan for your future.
  • Our leadership fosters a culture of support, while giving you the freedom to bring your best self to work every day.


We are currently looking to hire an Registered Nurse to join us as a Hospice Intake Coordinator, based at our office in West Orange, NJ. The position would be responsible for providing assessment of patients’ hospice needs and coordination of care for hospice patients.  


  1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their  job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
  2. Coordinates referrals to Hospice to promote continuity of care
  3. Provides individualized counseling to patient and family regarding hospice services
  4. Establishes and maintains professional working relationship with hospital staff, assisted living facility staff, skilled nursing facility staff, physicians, and VNAHG staff
  5. Ensures compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements
  6. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance
  7. Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
  2. Valid NJ Registered Nurse license
  3. 2+ years off hospice nursing experience
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  5. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  6. Strong client focus, assertive, decision making skills, articulate, and creative in problem solving
  7. Strong decision making skills

 Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Fast paced health care environment with phone, scanner, email, fine motor hand movement and computer use. Use of personal automobile with valid insurance and driver’s license.


VNA Health Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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