Feeding Assistants

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VITAS Healthcare of NJN

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VITAS is searching for caring individuals to be Feeding Assistant Volunteers, helping hospice patients during meal times in nursing homes and assisted living communities.

Tasks can include accompanying residents to and from the dining room, preparing residents for a meal, serving the meal, providing encouragement and conversation, cutting food so residents can feed themselves, assisting with beverages, in some cases, feeding residents, recording food and beverage intake.

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About VITAS Healthcare of NJN

Location:

70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 210, Livingston, NJ 07039, US

Mission Statement

VITAS recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative volunteer program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing, and expanding services offered to patients and families. Through exemplifying VITAS values, Volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates Volunteers into the hopsice program 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, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

near your home in Passaic, Bergen, Hudson, MorrisUnion, Essex and Sussex and Hunterdon CountiesLivingston, NJ 07039

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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