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AseraCare Hospice

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Volunteer with AseraCare Hospice

ONLINE TRAINING MAY BE DONE DURING THE PANDEMIC UNITL VISITS ARE ABLE TO BE MADE TO PATIENTS OR IN THE OFFICE .

Trained Hospice Volunteers are matched with hospice patients who are socially isolated. Visits typically last an hour, but may be more or less, given the circumstances. Hospice Volunteers provide a personal, continuous one-to-one relationship with hospice patients at their residence.

Hospice Volunteers

  • Provide support through friendship
  • Arrange in advance for a suitable time to visit
  • Are punctual and dependable for each visit
  • Give brief volunteer reports to the Hospice Volunteer Coordinator
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information
  • Report promptly any problems or concerns to the Hospice Volunteer Coordinator
How do I become a hospice volunteer?

Volunteers must complete a volunteer application, submit to a routine background check, interview with the volunteer coordinator and complete certain medical requirements such as 2-step Tuberculin Skin Test.

Volunteers must complete orientation and a thorough training program that covers aspects of hospice care such as spiritual, physical, emotional, bereavement and psychosocial services.

Our Volunteer Coordinator works with each new volunteer to help determine the best fit to assure that patient needs are met and the volunteer has a satisfying and rewarding experience.

Volunteers interested in working in certain specialized areas like bereavement and vigil support receive additional training. Ongoing educational opportunities also are available to all hospice volunteers throughout the year.

Contact us

If you have a sincere desire to help, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. That special touch, those kind words and even the smallest act of caring can be so rewarding.

For more information on hospice volunteering please call 262-785-1356.

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About AseraCare Hospice

Location:

2775 S. Moorland Road, Suite #201, New Berlin, WI 53151, US

Mission Statement

We will focus our resources to serve the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of our employees, patients and families with a sense of compassion, urgency and customer service. We will preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families so that no one will ever die in pain or alone. We will create a culture that is dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering which finds expression through the ongoing gentle acts of kindness, sympathy and compassion. We will serve, educate and support our local communities and referral sources as to the benefits, dignity and nobility of end-of-life care. We will grow a vibrant business that delivers exceptional care, customer service and financial performance.

Description

Hospice care is an important step in the final months of a person's life. It requires compassion, emotional support, experience and wisdom in working with terminally ill patients.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1810 Kensington Dr.Waukesha, WI 53188

(43.002,-88.25646)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 2 times per month
  • dependable, compassionate

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