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Pet Therapist-Grand Rapids for: Kent, Muskego, Ottawa, & Allegan

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The Medical Team Hospice- GR

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TMT hospice

THE MEDICAL TEAM Hospice is seeking a Pet Therapist to assist with the enhancement of patient care. The presence of a pet can help reduce the effects of dementia-anxiety, agitation, irritability, depression and loneliness. Pet therapy may provide physical activity, be a communication outlet, provide emotional support , give the person a sense of purpose and allow them enjoyment. Someone in the role would be sensitive to the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of the patients, family and caregivers, be consistent with agreed visits. For Pet Therapy: must have pet certification for pet therapy, have all needed shots, and keep these areas up to date and current.

We follow the CDC guidelines and when visiting people in facilities mask are required. We will provide those. If patient have come in contact with COVID or report sign and symptoms, Volunteers will be put on hold during quarantine period. Volunteers are asked to complete a screening and take temperature on days they visit patients and asked not to see people if they have signs or symptoms.

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About The Medical Team Hospice- GR

Location:

400 Ann St NW, Suite 2, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide high-quality, cost-effective healthcare services that are responsive to the needs of our patients and clients within the communities we serve.

Description

The Medical Team strives to maximize quality of life and independence for individuals who require health care or supportive services to live safely and comfortable wherever they call home.

Animals
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(42.98806,-85.71538)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • an average of 1-3 hours a week that are flexible and can be done based on the patients and your schedules.
  • Background check, finger printing, TB Test, Pet Therapy certification, up to date shot records for pet, and Reliable Transportation.

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