Music & Memory Patient Support Coordinator

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Dignity Health

  • 5 people are interested

  • Program Development - Music & Memory
    • Help to develop the Music & Memory program for Mercy Hospice Patients.
    • Certification in the Music & Memory program or willingness to obtain certification.
    • Understanding of music downloads, storage and backing up of the music library.
  • Completion of 8 hours of volunteer training through the Hospice Relias Volunteer Training, or equivalent to be assessed and determined by the Dignity Health Hospice Volunteer Services Supervisor. Additional Music & Memory training also required.
  • Serves as a member of the hospice team in meeting the needs of patients and families in the hospice program following a Plan of Care developed through collaboration by the hospice team, patient and caregivers. Volunteer services may include supportive patient/family care, clerical duties, or bereavement support.
  • Meeting all requirements of Dignity Health Employee Health screening and clearance for duty, including but not limited to initial health appraisal, vaccinations, and annual PPD testing.
  • Compliance with maintaining these requirements.
  • Current California Drivers License or ID
  • Proof of auto insurance
  • Availability of operating motor vehicle
  • Current CPR certification recommended but not required
  • Accountabilities and Job-Related Competencies:
    • Follows all Dignity Health Policies and Procedures
    • Maintains confidentiality of protected health information
    • Communicates effectively with terminally ill patients/families
    • Works as a member of the hospice team and reports urgent needs of the patient and family to the appropriate team members.
    • Keeps hospice volunteer services supervisor informed of patient/family status as appropriate
    • Able to take direction from the hospice team
    • Responds appropriately to unexpected occurrences or emergencies with patients/families
    • Communicates with appropriate staff any concerns re: patient/family
    • Maintains appropriate personal boundaries in the relationship with the patient, family and hospice team
    • Maintain appropriate and timely documentation
    • Ability to provide respectful care to patients and families with diverse backgrounds, race, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and culture
    • Keeps established time commitment to the patients and notifies supervisor if unable or if time commitment changes
    • Willingness to learn about different cultures
    • As appropriate, provides companionship, support, and respite care to terminally ill patients and their families
    • Maintain all mandatory training and in service requirements
    • Agrees to volunteer approximately four hours per week for patient/family related activities
    • Willingness to make a one year commitment
    • Attend a minimum of 4 hospice volunteer meetings per year
    • Adheres to safety standards and practices universal precautions

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9912 Business Park Dr. STE. 100Sacramento, CA 95827



  • Program Management
  • Elder care
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Music Arts
  • Administrative Support


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week

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