Pet Therapist-Grand Rapids for: Kent, Muskego, Ottawa, & Allegan
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.
About The Medical Team Hospice- GR
400 Ann St NW, Suite 2, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, US
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.
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
400 Ann ST N.WSuite 104Grand Rapids, MI 49504
- Animal Therapy
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 1-3 hours a week that are flexible
- TB Test, Pet Therapy certification and up to date shot records for pet.