Joni DeVita, RN, MSN was recently appointed manager for Hospice Care of VNA of Care New England. DeVita brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience including acute care, long term care, home health, hospice and management.
Karen Beauchesne, vice president of clinical operations said, “We are excited to have someone of Joni’s caliber on our team. She brings exceptional knowledge to our organization and champions the cornerstone of hospice which is to provide care and support to help patients and their families live life to the last moments with quality and dignity. In her short time with us, she has shown extreme sensitivity to the unique needs of those facing terminal illnesses and has successfully engaged all that are involved with a patients’ care including physicians, staff, and family members.”
DeVita received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Columbia University and a Masters of Science in Nursing from Pace University. She resides in East Greenwich with her family.
VNA of Care New England, founded in 1908, is a nonprofit Medicare and Medicaid certified home care and hospice agency, serving the home health, hospice, and community health needs of adults throughout Rhode Island. The agency employs more than 200 health care professionals and paraprofessionals and is accredited by the Joint Commission. VNA of Care New England is a member of the Care New England Health System that includes Butler, Kent, and Women & Infants Hospitals, and the Care New England Wellness Center.