Those seeking work with VITAS hospice may submit a resume to the company’s human resource department in Florida, or research and apply for available positions at its online career center. VITAS job fairs provide additional hiring opportunities from which candidates learn about available positions and make personal connections with employees.
Job fair introductions may lead to an interview either immediately or in the future, depending on the company’s needs and interest. The most comprehensive descriptions of current job listings are available on the company website at VITAS.com. The company dedicates a page to its career center and lists job descriptions, applicant qualifications and education requirements for nationwide positions. Physician applicants are directed to a separate page with similar features. All online job candidates must register at the company website and create a profile before submitting a resume.
Knowledge of and experience with patient care issues is an important hiring factor in the hospice industry. Most VITAS jobs provide health care or health-based resources to terminally ill patients, therefore qualified job candidates must have previous health care experience. Administrative and entry-level positions typically have fewer requirements. VITAS offers employees tuition assistance to acquire additional skills for career advancement within the company.