Hospice Volunteer - Hospice
Family Hospice Care volunteers provide patient care and support according to his/her experience and training and in compliance with organization policies.
Serves as an integral member of the hospice interdisciplinary group amid various settings: home care, respite, inpatient, bereavement and/or administrative office duties.
Participates in general orientation.
Serves the patient and family/caregiver under guidance of Volunteer Coordinator and registered nurse (Case Manager) or as part of the administrative team.
Serves as a companion in the home offering socialization activities that the volunteer has been prepared for and has agreed to perform. The volunteer may do homemaker chores, run errands and provide much needed respite care as well.
Mature individual, supportive of the hospice concept, comfortable with his/her own spirituality and willing to serve others in a volunteer capacity. Successful completion of the hospice's volunteer training and orientation program. Previous volunteer experience may be helpful. Ability to work within an interdisciplinary group.
Must have a valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance.
Position Type : Full Time
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