(42.995403,-85.67892)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

400 Ann St. NWSuite 104Grand Rapids, MI 49504
TMT hospice

About

THE MEDICAL TEAM Hospice is seeking a Pet Therapist to assist with the enhancement of patient care. The presence of a pet can help reduce the effects of dementia-anxiety, agitiation, irritability, depression and loneliness. Pet therapy may provide physical activity, be a communication outlet, provide emotional support , give the person a sense of purpose and allow them enjoyment. Someone in the role would be sensitive to the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of the patients, family and caregivers, be consistent with agreed visits, need to have pet certification at all times, licensure must be maintained and yearly pet therapy license renewals which require up to date shot records.

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 hours a week
  • TB Test, Pet certification, licensure and up to date shot records

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