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Texas Home Health Hospice

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Thank you for exploring being a hospice volunteer with Texas Home Health Hospice. We are looking for hospice volunteers to assist our Facility Partners with their activities.

Many people are not completely familiar with the concept of hospice. In very general terms, hospice provides palliative care to terminally ill patients. This service also includes supporting their caregivers. Besides providing for patients' comfort, hospice is responsible for maintaining their safety and privacy.

Since volunteers in hospice are part of our care team, our volunteers, as with all our employees, must become familiar with the 'hospice" team concept, philosophy, and approach to end-of-life issues. Also, your emotional well-being is our concern; we want you to be prepared in everyway for this type of work, which can be so rewarding. Not surprising then, our volunteer orientation process is more involved than walking in and immediately helping out.

We require that our prospective hospice volunteers fill out an application packet, read our hospice training manual, and thereafter attend a multi-hour in-office training session.

The application packet includes consent documents, whereby you authorize the verification of all information on your application, including but not limited to your character, to your employment and education history, as well as to your motor vehicle, financial, and criminal history. Only those volunteers that ask to be assigned to patients will be tested beforehand for TB (at the company's expense). After successfully completing our training process, all newly minted hospice volunteers will then be eligible for their first assignment as a member of our hospice team!

We truly value our volunteers and support them any way we can. We want you to have a great volunteer experience. If hospice still feels like a good fit for you, we invite you to contact us to learn more.

Regardless of what you decide, you have our greatest admiration. Thank you for your consideration!

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About Texas Home Health Hospice

Location:

3520 Executive Center Drive, Ste. 320, Austin, TX 78731, US

Mission Statement

Texas Home Health Hospice, L.P. is committed to excellence in care and service. By providing quality care through a multidisciplinary team of trained and skilled professionals, our goal is to exceed the expectations of our communities, caregivers, patients and clients. Through personalized teaching, guiding, assisting, patient care and customer service, we provide the highest level of independence, dignity, comfort and support to people in the last stage of life. Our goal is to help the patient have a peaceful, comfortable death with dignity and assist the family with grief and loss issues.

Description

Texas Home Health Hospice provides Hospice care to patients where they reside. Our focus is to empower our patients and their families to live their lives to the fullest despite the terminal illness. We provide an interdisciplinary team, including a volunteer, for each patient and family to meet their physicial, social, emotional and spiritual needs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1100 Mission Hills DriveMarble Falls, TX 78654

(30.58164,-98.27446)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Music Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one visit per month

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