VITAS Patient Care Volunteers- Festus, MO 63028

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VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

VITAS Healthcare Volunteers Rock!

We are looking for Patient Care Volunteers at VITAS Healthcare to visit patients on hospice residing in assisted living, nursing homes and/or their own homes located in Festus, MO. This includes Festus Manor located at 600-699 Westwood Dr. S, Festus, MO 63028. Patient Care Volunteers offer companionship, play music, games, read to patients and help in other meaningful ways.

Volunteers are matched with a VITAS patient to provide specific, non- medical care through socialization and friendly visits. Every VITAS volunteer receives training in hospice philosophy, how to support patients/families, health/safety precautions and more. Comprehensive training and orientation for hospice volunteering is provided. Days and times for volunteering are flexible according to your availability. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3434 or at Emily.Jokerst@VITAS.com

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About VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

Location:

1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite 150, Saint Louis, MO 63146, 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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

anywhere within a 20 mile radius ofFestus, MO 63028

(38.1919,-90.4106)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week or month (flexible scheduling)
  • 2 TB tests paid for by VITAS, Interview/Application screening process

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