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Amedisys Hospice

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Attention college students! We know that many programs require volunteer hours in order to graduate. If you think you might be a good fit for Amedisys Hospice, contact us today!

Coverage area includes Southern Pittsburgh communities, Mon Valley communities (Belle Vernon, Charleroi, Monessen, Donora, Elizabeth, West Mifflin, California, Brownsville, Beallsville, Bentleyville, Monongahela). And all surrounding communities.

The Amedisys Hospice Volunteer Program exists to enhance the quality of life of hospice patients and their families by providing companionship and socialization to patients. Some examples of activities needed include visiting, listening, playing cards, listening to music, reading a book or poetry, watching a favorite movie or TV program, or even something as simple as making a cup of tea.

Amedisys Hospice travels to wherever our patients call home. Whether it be in a skilled nursing facility, a personal care home, an assisted living facility, or even their own private home, The Amedisys Hospice team will service patients regardless of their location.

Volunteers are a crucial part of our hospice team! Giving the gift of time is sometimes the best gift anybody can ever give. Please, let us help you make a difference in someone's life!

*** Due to the COVID-19 virus, there may be some restrictions in certain facilities and patient's homes. We are operating on a case by case basis depending on who is allowed to be in certain places. ***

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About Amedisys Hospice

Location:

100 Stoops Drive, Suite 300, Monongahela, PA 15063, US

Mission Statement

Amedisys Hospice is a for profit hospice that maintains license to provide Hospice services in designated states. As a Medicare certified hospice, we contract with other health care facilities and agencies for impatient services. Amedisys provides hospice care to patients and families for the palliation and management of terminal illnesses and related conditions. The care optimizes comfort and dignity and is consistent with the patient and family needs and goals. The service are available 24 hours a day, sever days a week regardless of patient setting or funding.

Description

Hospice care is offered to patients and families in private homes, to those in nursing facilities where a valid contract is in place, and to those opting for admission to contracted hospice units. As a community based agency, Amedisys hospice is committed to providing proper care of the dying patient and his/her family as well as education for the community regarding Hospice. The philosophy is to meet the needs of the terminally ill patients and their families and to facilitate living life to the fullest measure possible with dignity, comfort, and being pain free as possible. Amedisys provides services through the interdisciplinary approach of nursing, medical social work, chaplain, bereavement counseling and volunteers.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Monongahela, PA 15063

(40.20312,-79.92616)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Arts Administration
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • No maximum commitment, whenever you have the time.
  • Free 2 step TB, training, and background checks provided by Amedisys.

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