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Hospice Compassus

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Compassus Hospice offers undergraduate human service and family service internship opportunities throughout Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Essex and Sussex counties. Interns are trained to provide physical, psychosocial, and spiritual support to the hospice patient and family. Interns visit with our patients to provide socialization, companionship, respite care, and helping caregivers with errands. As an integral member of the hospice interdisciplinary team, the intern’s interventions relieve patients’ symptoms of depression and anxiety by offering interactive music, reading to patients, leisure activities and expressive art and writing activities. In addition to patient care, intern’s responsibilities often include volunteer recruitment, program planning and community outreach activities. Our interns work in the office as well as in the field to provide support to both the staff and our patients.

To us, hospice care is not about the end of life, it is about inspiring life - making each moment meaningful.

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About Hospice Compassus

Location:

200 Campbell Drive, Suite 106, Willingboro, NJ 08046, US

Mission Statement

Helping the community to ensure those with life-limiting illnesses face their journey with comfort, dignity and compassion in the warm and loving presence of family, friends and caregivers.

Description

Hospice Compassus serves a nationwide network of community-based hospice programs outside of Nashville in Brentwood TN, with more than 90 programs in the U.S. Hospice care help manage pain and symptoms associated with terminal illness - physical, emotional, social and spiritual. And at the heart of Hospice Compassus, we focus on compassionate options to exhaustive treatments, incorporating the wishes of patients and loved ones in all end of life decisions.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Compassus HospiceAround the Paramus AreaParamus, NJ 07652

(40.95417,-74.06526)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-20 hours a week, flexible
  • TB testing, MMR titers - all FREE

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