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Patient Support Volunteer

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Patient Support Volunteer

Position: Patient Support Volunteer

Reports To: Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description Summary

The patient support volunteer is a member of the interdisciplinary team with a desire to support patients and families in the Hospice Program.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  1. Provide respite for patient caregivers
  2. Provide companionship for patients
  3. Run errands for patients or caregivers
  4. Prepare meals for patients
  5. Perform light housekeeping
  6. Read to patients
  7. Assist with other support needs of patient ore caregivers.
  8. Records accurate, objective, timely documentation of volunteer activities
  9. Participates in relevant education activities to provide competent support to patients and caregivers and to promote professional growth.

Position Qualifications

  1. Ability to communicate well with people of diverse background and ages
  2. Maintains open communication with other team members, reporting events or changes of concern to the Volunteer Coordinator or other team members
  3. Able to respect confidentiality at all times
  4. Self-motivated, dependable and responsible
  5. Able to work independently
  6. Able to work in a changing environment
  7. Able to practice proper infection control
  8. Able to maintain appropriate personal and professional boundaries
  9. Comfortable with death and the dying process
  10. Must be 18 years of age


Position: Patient Support Volunteer

Reports To: Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description Summary

The patient support volunteer is a member of the interdisciplinary team with a desire to support patients and families in the Hospice…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    Varias horas al mes
  • Frecuencia
    Recurrente
  • Accesible con Silla de Ruedas

Ubicación

A distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Omaha, NE
Ubicación Asociada

Various Locations Available

16934 Frances St, Omaha, NE 68130, USA
200

Cómo aplicar

The onboarding process includes an application, a brief interview, background check and volunteer orientation. Due to current local and federal regulations, Hospice Volunteers who have direct contact with patients are required to have up-to-date COVID-19 boosters as well a TB test. However, there are a wide variety of opportunities within the organization and virtual volunteering is an option. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while they serve. 

The onboarding process includes an application, a brief interview, background check and volunteer orientation. Due to current local and federal regulations, Hospice Volunteers…

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