Forbes Hospital Monroeville - Palliative Care and Spiritual Care Volunteers Wanted

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Forbes Hospital

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Forbes Hospital

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

West Penn Hospital’s Palliative Medicine division is currently recruiting volunteers to provide spiritual/pastoral care to our inpatients. Palliative care focuses on alleviating the suffering which accompanies serious illness. These symptoms may be physical, emotional, psychological or spiritual. Training will be provided by members of the palliative care team and hospital chaplains. Anyone 18 years of age or older is invited to apply. Prior experience is welcomed but not required. Schedules are arranged at the volunteer’s convenience.

For more information, please contact:

Pastor Kim Rapczak: Kimberly.Rapczak@ahn.org or 412-738-4650. Apply by completing the volunteer application found at this site: www.ahn.org/volunteer-application. Please indicate desired hospital location and under the category of "other", fill in "palliative care/spiritual care".

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About Forbes Hospital

Location:

2570 Haymaker Road, Monroevile, PA 15146, US

Mission Statement

Highmark Health is an interdependent system designed to deliver high quality, accessible, understandable, and affordable experiences, outcomes, and solutions for our customers.

Description

Since 1978, Forbes Hospital has been providing quality care for the communities of eastern Allegheny and Westmoreland counties. As the area has grown, so has Forbes. A 315-bed facility with 15,000 inpatient admissions 12,000 surgeries, nearly 50,000 emergency department visits annually, and a level II trauma center, we bring an advanced level of care to our patients.

We believe that patients experience the best possible care when they are able to have all of their needs met in one place - in their own community. That is why Forbes Hospital has expanded to offer the latest medical innovations and procedures. Now, you don't have to look any further than your own backyard for world-class care.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2570 Haymaker RoadMonroeville, PA 15146

(40.42858,-79.74799)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One day per week - 4 hours a day
  • Tuberculosis Testing

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