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WANTED: Military Veterans to provide companionship to hospice patients

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Mercy Hospice

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MercyOne Hospice is seeking Veterans and active duty military men and women to join our Veteran-to-Veteran Program. This program offers the companionship of another veteran to a veteran being served by our MercyOne Hospice team. This is an ongoing opportunity where the volunteer would be matched with a veteran hospice patient for routine companionship visits, typically 1-2 hours per visit with 2-5 visits per month (can be more or less depending on patient and volunteer schedules). Volunteers may also assist with the pinning ceremonies in our "We Honor Veterans" program. This is our recognition ceremony for the sacrifices our hospice patients have made through the course of their military service. MercyOne Hospice welcomes your expertise. Our Veterans need your companionship.

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About Mercy Hospice

Location:

5820 Winwood Drive, Johnston, IA 50131, US

Mission Statement

Mercy Hospice offers an interdisciplinary team approach to provide compassionate, professional care to patients facing life-limiting illness. Dedicated to the quality of life, Mercy Hospice offers a support system of experienced people who assist both the patient and family in meeting their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.

Description

Founded in 1986, Mercy Hospice serves the health care needs of patients in Polk, Dallas, Warren, Madison, and Jasper counties, as well as areas of Clarke, Story, Boone, Adair, and Guthrie Counties. Mercy Hospice is Medicare/Medicaid certified and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

50 mile radius of the Des Monies Metro AreaJohnston, IA 50131

(41.68061,-93.7232)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • On average 1-2 hours per visit, 2-5 visits per month. Flexible to your schedule. We ask that you commit to a minimum of one year of service with Mercy Hospice.
  • Volunteer Orientation/training will be provided to all new volunteers. Pre-"Employment" Drug screen and physical will be required as well. Ongoing education is also provided. COVID-19 Vaccination is required.

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