The Patient/Family Services Volunteer provides various services as needed or requested to patients and their families including supportive care, comfort, and caregiver relief.
FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Initiates and maintains contact with assigned patient/family. Offers various forms of assistance, comfort measure, supportive services, including reading to and writing for patient, sitting at bedside, especially during dying process and caregiver relief for families. Assists patients and families to cope with problems of terminal illness and death; helps them to express feelings and concerns. Completes written reports of contact and submits to the Volunteer Coordinator. Refers to the Volunteer Coordinator any immediate needs, problems or concerns. Attends on-going education programs and peer support groups, as requested. Continues to provide emotional support to family during bereavement as appropriate or recommend bereavement follow-up by others. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that maybe inherent in the position.
** Fluent Vietnamese speaking required** Must be willing to drive- hours are flexible and mileage is reimbursed**
13800 Arizona st. Suite 201, Westminster, CA 92683, US
To provide the highest individualized service that supports patients and families physically, emotionally and spiritually, emphasizing comfort and dignity, allowing patients to remain independent for as long as possible and in familiar surroundings.
Maxcare Hospice- Hospice is a highly motivated team of clinical professionals on a mission to provide comfort for our patient's and families on service. We are pround to go the extra mile when time is precious. If you are looking for an opportunity to get directly involved in changing lives, consider joining the most compassionate and clinically advanced hospice team in Southern California. We have earned our stars with Medicare (5 star highest ranking) as well as the Veterans Administration (VA), for doing our part as a "We Honor Veterans" partner.
Our volunteers serve as an integral part of the interdisciplinary group in various settings, providing companionship for the patient and sometimes family members. They offer bereavement and administrative support as well as music and pet therapy. Whatever your skill level, we would love to talk with you. Veterans strongly encouraged to apply, as are bi-lingual, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese and Farsi candidates.
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
13800 Arizona St.Suite 201Westminster, CA92683
October 5, 2020
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Minimum of 2 hours per week.
must be willing to complete volunteer training, pass a criminal background and TB test (both provided at no cost)