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Patient Care Volunteer

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Christus Hospice and Palliative Care
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Shreveport - Bossier, LA

Christus Hospice and Palliative Care


New
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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
A few hours per week

Volunteers work in conjunction with other members of the hospice team. They are under the supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator who provides support and resources to equip the volunteer. The volunteer’s most important role is that of a loving, supportive presence. Volunteers become an essential part of the patients/families’ emotional, social, and physical well-being during the last stages of life.

Patient Care Volunteers may provide:

•        Companionship

•        Shopping

•        Caregiver Relief/Support

•        Meal preparation

•        Light housekeeping

•        Feed or administer fluids to the patient

•        Administer any medication, tube feedings or injections

 Patient Care Volunteers MAY NOT PROVIDE:

•        Transport any patient/family member

•        Hands on patient care (transferring patient or assisting with bathroom responsibilities)

•        Feed or administer fluids to the patient

•        Administer any medication, tube feedings or injections

•        Pick up/deliver any medications

Volunteers work in conjunction with other members of the hospice team. They are under the supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator who provides support and resources to equip the volunteer. The volunteer’s most important role is that of a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Families Welcome

Location

Shreveport - Bossier, LA

How to Apply

Contact email above for application.

Contact email above for application.

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