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Hospice Patient Companion

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ORGANIZATION: Residential Hospice

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Some of our patients have family who live far away, or are maybe just can't be with their loved one as much as they'd like. Our patients are in their own homes or senior living facilities around the Carbondale area. We'd match you up with a patient to visit (no hands on care, just being a friend) that would fit your schedule and location. We'd only ask that you visit for three to four hours every month. I'm sure we've all wasted that much time over a month. We'll provide the training and pay for all the background checks, etc. This is great for students going into medical careers who want to have a patient-centered experience, and for any who are interested in spending time giving back.

Disclaimer: We are sorry but we can't accept any court ordered community service.

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About Residential Hospice

Location:

4215 State Route, Glen Carbon, IL 62034, US

Mission Statement

Residential’s Mission is to be the recognized market leader in homecare, palliative and hospice services. We do this by: ◾Fostering a culture of growth, excellence, accountability and efficiency; ◾Being an employer-of-choice that attracts and empowers an exceptional workforce; ◾Focusing our offerings on the dynamic needs of our constituents - patients, caregivers, family members, physicians and other providers across the healthcare continuum; ◾Integrating impactful and innovative solutions to improve our constituents’ service experience; and ◾Ensuring full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Description

Residential Hospice is our highest level of care and provides expert medical care, pain and symptom management, and support to patients during their end-of-life journeys with a team of hospice and palliative care-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, spiritual care counselors, and volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Springfield and Surrounding AreasSpringfield, IL 62701

(39.79949,-89.64987)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One to Two Hours per week after training.
  • Drug and TB screening.

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