Hospice Companion Needed in Newark, NJ

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Hospice Compassus

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Description

Utilize free time to be compassionate and genuine in order to reduce terminally ill patients’ loneliness and isolation. Please help us keep our patients happy and comfortable as they reach the end of their life due to a variety of health conditions including: cancer, Alzheimer’s, etc.

  • Responsibilities of Companion volunteers:

  • Contribute to our patients' quality of life

  • Attend to Patients' Needs

  • Communicate with Nurses by keeping them Up to Date about each Patient visited

  • Maintain Patients' Confidentiality

  • Travel and Visit patients in facilities in an area near you

  • Read to them, give hand massage, assist in life review or memory building

  • Massage Therapist, Raiki Certified, Pet Therapy Certified come and make a difference

    We offer you:

    • FREE TB test and MMR Titer

    • Extremely flexible assignments (anytime you can give is greatly appreciated)

    • Convenient Orientation and FREE training and that fits your schedule

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About Hospice Compassus

Location:

200 Campbell Drive, Suite 106, Willingboro, NJ 08046, US

Mission Statement

Helping the community to ensure those with life-limiting illnesses face their journey with comfort, dignity and compassion in the warm and loving presence of family, friends and caregivers.

Description

Hospice Compassus serves a nationwide network of community-based hospice programs outside of Nashville in Brentwood TN, with more than 90 programs in the U.S. Hospice care help manage pain and symptoms associated with terminal illness - physical, emotional, social and spiritual. And at the heart of Hospice Compassus, we focus on compassionate options to exhaustive treatments, incorporating the wishes of patients and loved ones in all end of life decisions.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

266 S. Orange AveNewark, NJ 07103

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week (flexible)
  • TB Test, MMR Titer, Background check - All provide FREE

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