Make a Difference as a VITAS Patient Care Hospice Volunteer- South St. Louis County, 63128

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

We are looking for a Patient Companionship Volunteer at VITAS- Healthcare to visit patients on hospice residing in their own homes in South St. Louis County, 63128. There are many opportunities and locations available to visit patients.

During visits volunteers may read to patients, write letters for them, play music, games, share conversation and hobbies or simply hold their hand so they are not alone. Comprehensive training and orientation for hospice volunteering is provided. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3400 or at Emily.Jokerst@Vitas.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Mission Statement: VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in many capacities. For more information, please visit www.vitas.com

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About VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

Location:

1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite 150, Saint Louis, MO 63146, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team 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 Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, business or school location inSouth St. LouiscountiesSaint Louis, MO 63128

(38.49488,-90.38425)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week according to your schedule
  • 2 Step TB Test, Application/Interview Screening process

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