Provide Friendly Visits And Companionship To Patients In Hospice Care

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VITAS Healthcare of Jacksonville

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VITAS Healthcare is looking for volunteers who are able to share their time with hospice patients living at home or in a nursing home facility. Hospice volunteers give their time to patients and their caregivers during a critical time.

VITAS volunteers can provide relief care for caregivers, offer companionship for the patient, run errands or help in other meaningful ways. This is a great opportunity to give back to your very own community. A small amount of time can make a big difference.

Volunteers are trained in orientation classes on listening skills, family dynamics and the right words to say to patients and their loved ones dealing with end of life issues. You don't need any clinical background.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Jacksonville

Location:

7406 Fullerton St., Suite 105, Jacksonville, FL 32256, 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, using their cars and from their own homes.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, office or school location in DuvalJacksonville, FL 32205

(30.30657,-81.72947)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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