Direct Patient Care Volunteers at Mercy Hospice-Johnston

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Mercy Hospice

  • 2 people are interested

Are you a current or retired Nurse, CNA, or other Medical Professional? Want to put your skills to use assisting Caregivers in providing care to Mercy Hospice Direct Patient Care Volunteers? Or, do you hear a calling to work with our nursing staff to provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) to hospice patients in our inpatient facility in Johnston, Iowa? These services range from assisting with bathing, toileting, preparing meals and feeding, or providing companionship. Volunteers would be paired with a staff member for all duties, they would not be expected to provide cares independently. If you think you have what it takes to become a Direct Care Volunteer, contact Mercy Hospice Volunteer Services for more information at 515-643-6147.

2 Shifts

  • 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Volunteers needed for help with bathing, meal prep, and turning patients in the mornings and evenings. Largest need is on the Weekends. flexible times
  • evening / 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    Assistance with evening cares, turns, and meal prep. Times and days are flexible.
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About Mercy Hospice


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.


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.


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


5820 Winwood DriveJohnston, IA 50131



  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that you commit to a volunteer period of one year minimum. However, there is no set amount of hours you must volunteer. Schedules and availability will discussed at initial interview.
  • Hospice volunteer orientation and skills training will be provided. Volunteers will undergo a background check and drug screen.

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