Florida Medical Center-VITAS Healthcare-Hospice Unit

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VITAS Healthcare Patient Care Volunteers

  • 23 people are interested

VITAS Volunteers give their time to terminally ill patients and their families in a hospital type setting. Volunteers are needed to: visit with patients and families, serve patients at mealtime, read books out loud to patients or visiting children, write letters or play games with patients and/or families, offer spiritual support, provide friendly support with your certified pet, sing or play music for patients and their families, manage the patient care activity cart and help with administrative duties. The VITAS IPU is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Volunteers generally help by providing support during a 2 to 4 hour shift. VITAS provides free volunteer orientation on how to work with people at the end of life. Volunteers are trained in listening skills, family dynamics and the right words to say to terminally ill patients and their family caregivers. Assignments are made according to the volunteer’s work and family schedules.

4 More opportunities with VITAS Healthcare Patient Care Volunteers

Community Health & Medicine LGBT

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5000 W Oakland Park Blvd - 3rd floorFt Lauderdale, FL 33321

(26.207,-80.2659)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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