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Patient Care Volunteer

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LIGHTBRIDGE HOSPICE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

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General Responsibility:
Assist team with patient care in accordance with the plan of care. Duties may include: aromatherapy, therapeutic music, companionship, reading, letter writing and life review, family support, shopping, caregiver relief and family support, Memory Keepers, and Veterans programs. Administrative duties may include community out reach, clerical support, program development and fundraising support activities.
Essential Functions:
 Introduce yourself to patients and family members
 Perform appropriate patient care
 Assist patient with meals if needed
 Maintain universal precautions
 Initiate communication to appropriate LightBridge staff when concerns arise
 Provide notification when a substitute is needed
 Regular submission of weekly volunteer notes
Requirements:
 Immediately report to LBH pain, change in condition, falls, anxiety, or abuse
 Maintain auto insurance coverage consistent with the Company’s policy and provide current documentation of coverage ($300,000 total per occurrence).
 Willing to accept supervision and direction from the hospice team
 Agree with hospice philosophy
 Able to demonstrate competency requirements
 Maintain appropriate boundaries
 Honor time commitments
 Maintain confidentiality in all manners
 Screening for infectious diseases will be negative
 Attend regularly mandatory Volunteer Meetings
 Attend a minimum of two support, education, or team conferences annually
 Minimum of one year commitment; consisting of weekly visits of a minimum of one hour or more per week
 Immediately report to LBH pain, change in condition, falls, anxiety, or abuse
Evaluation:
Volunteer performance will be continually evaluated through field supervision and annual competency trainings and evaluations.
Organizational Relationship:
A member of the volunteer program with responsibility to that program: works under the direction of the volunteer manager and is supervised by the home care case manager.
Purpose of the Position:
Responsible for providing non-medical support services as needed to the home care patient and family on a volunteer basis.

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About LIGHTBRIDGE HOSPICE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Location:

6155 CORNERSTONE COURT EAST, SAN DIEGO, CA 92121, US

Mission Statement

At LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation our passion is funding exceptional programs that enhance the end of life journey for patients and their families throughout San Diego.

Description

Unique and special programs and services, not covered by insurance, created to enhance the hospice journey for patients include:

  • Simple Gifts - Fulfilling Simple Dreams and Wishes
  • Veteran Honor Ceremonies - to recognize patients for their military service to our country
  • Integrative Therapies:
    • Supportive Music
    • Healing Touch TM
    • Pet Therapy
    • Aromatherapy
  • Music and Memory Program
  • Day of Respite - Giving care to those who are the caregivers
  • Care for Those in Need who otherwise have no hospice benefit
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6155 Cornerstone Court EastSte 220San Diego, CA 92121

(32.89564,-117.18864)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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