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Hospice Visitor - homes, nursing homes

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VITAS Healthcare of Houston

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 336 people are interested

OUR PATIENTS' CAREGIVERS NEED A BREAK!!

VITAS Hospice volunteers can choose from a variety of opportunities, including social visits to home care patients and nursing home patients, pet volunteers who make social visits to nursing home patients with the dog, respite care for caregivers(i.e. stay for a couple of hours with a patient while the caregiver takes a break), run errands for the patient/family, telephone assurance to patients , their caregivers or to bereaved survivors (this can be done from a volunteer's home), and hospital visitation at our Inpatient Unit. Volunteers are assigned based on their location preference, so we can keep you in your neighborhood or community if needed.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Houston

Location:

3131 Eastside Street, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77098, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare(r), providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, work or schoolin the following areas:Houston, TX 77090

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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