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VITAS Healthcare of Northern Virginia

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VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
The Northern Virginia program serves a majority of the area including the counties of Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Loudon, and Prince William.

VITAS is looking for more volunteers! If you have some time and want to provide a compassionate presence for a patient and family in hospice care, then we have an opportunity for you!

What does a VITAS volunteer do?

  • Provide respite (sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a break)
  • Provide companionship and socialization to patients and their families at home or in a nursing home
  • Provide transportation for a patient or family member to appointments
  • Accompany a patient to a church or social event or grocery store
  • Run errands for the patient and family (to the grocery store, drug store, post office)
  • Make phone calls to home care patients and families; make telephone calls to the bereaved
  • Assist with programs and special events

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About VITAS Healthcare of Northern Virginia

Location:

1604 Spring Hill Rd.,, Suite 450, Vienna, VA 22182, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care is defined by the needs of the patients and families we serve.

Today, as a leader in the hospice movement in the United States, we are continuing to evolve and meet the changing needs of those with a life-limiting illness and their families. As we adapt to the ever-changing healthcare environment, however, we are guided as always by our VITAS Values.

VITAS Values

  • Patients and families come first.
  • We take care of each other.
  • I’ll do my best today and do even better tomorrow.
  • I am proud to make a difference.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1604 Spring Hill Rd.Suite 450Vienna, VA 22182

(38.92688,-77.24687)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours/month
  • 2 step TB Testing

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