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Encompass Health - Hospice

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Looking for a rewarding Volunteer Position.... look no further!

Come join the Encompass Hospice Volunteer TEAM!

Be part of our special team of Encompass Hospice Volunteers. We care for our patients in the place they call home - private residence, skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, or other inpatient setting.

Just a few hours a week can make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Direct Patient Care - Sitting with patients, reading, working puzzles, watching tv and movies, life review. Provide Caregiver Respite while caregiver runs errands, takes time for themselves or goes to appointments.

Office - Assistance includes: filing, assembly notebooks, copying, data entry.

Bereavement - Assisting our Chaplain with mailings and administrative duties. Computer skills preferred. Training provided.

To get started or for more information: Contact Kelli Delgado @ Kelli.Delgado@encompasshealth.com or call 512-284-9642

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About Encompass Health - Hospice

Location:

7901 E. Riverside Dr., Bldg. 2, Ste 120, Austin, TX 78744, US

Mission Statement

A Better Way To Care is our motto and guiding principle. The mission of Encompass Hospice is to bring superior and compassionate medical and supportive care to our patients and caregivers in a sensitive, responsive, and attentive manner. It is our mission to offer peace of body, mind, and spirit by caring for the dying, comforting the grieving, and educating the community.

Description

When facing a life-limiting diagnosis, you can trust end-of-life care to Encompass Hospice Services. Our compassionate end-of-life care is provided in the patient’s home, whether that is a home address, nursing home, assisted living community, independent living community or other location. It focuses on the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of both the individual patient and our patients’ loved ones: caregivers, spouses, children, extended family and friends.

We emphasize dignity and peace, controlling pain and other symptoms so the patient can remain as alert and comfortable as possible. Our medical social workers help the family understand and cope with loss; we can also call upon non-denominational chaplains to provide additional spiritual support and grief counseling.

As a Hospice Volunteer you will be given choices as to how much and what types of things you want to do. Here are just a few specific ways Hospice Volunteers can help: Provide companionship and socialization; Help with general office support; Play games, read and listen to music with patients; Write a journal or life story with patients to give to family; Bring your own special talent to share with our patients.

Encompass values the generosity of our volunteers and provides training and on-going support.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Encompass Hospice285 SE Inner LoopSte. 108Georgetown, TX 78626

(30.60797,-97.6805)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 min to 2 hours

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