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Massage Therapist for Hospice Patients - Grand Rapids & Surrounding Areas

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ORGANIZATION: Grace Hospice-Grand Rapids

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Massage Therapy

Grace Hospice is seeking license Massage Therapists to provide gentle massage for our hospice patients.

Gentle massage provides relaxation and can eliminate stress which can promote physical discomfort, thereby promoting the comfort they need.

Hospice services are designed to provide comfort care as well as emotional support and spiritual support in the final phase of a terminal illness. Grace Hospice ensures that our patients will spend their final days of their journey in comfort.

All Grace Hospice Volunteers are afforded specialized training, given Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), become an integral part of the Grace Hospice care team and are provided direct support by the Volunteer Coordinator.

If you have a few hours a week to use your talent as a Licensed Massage Therapist to promote physical, emotional and spiritual wellness to our hospice patients and would like to be a part of our team, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator today!

Website: www.ghospice.com
Office Phone: 616-432-2050
Email: mraymond@ghospice.com

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About Grace Hospice-Grand Rapids

Location:

3355 Eagle Park Dr. NE, Suite 102, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, US

Mission Statement

For each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.

Description

Hospice is a philosophy of caring for patients whose medical conditions are not responding to treatment or for those patients who choose not to seek aggressive medical care at the end stage of life. It is a program for patients who are considered terminal and are expected to live six months or less if the disease follows its natural course, although many patients outlive this time frame. The hospice philosophy focuses on comfort care not curative care. The goal of hospice care is for the patient to remain as comfortable and pain-free as possible in their own home or the home of a loved one through the end of life. Hospice care can also be provided in a long-term care facility or an assisted living facility

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Community, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Grand Rapids, MI 49505

(43.00437,-85.63321)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Aromatherapy
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible schedule; several visits each month.
  • Licensed Massage Therapist. We service patients where they are located. Volunteer must be able to commute to patient's location. Drug screening, TB test, background check, COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious waiver.

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