Hospice seeks bilingual volunteer to sing/read to patient

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Choice Hospice Care

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Choice Hospice Care would love to recruit a volunteer in the Redondo Beach area.

Volunteers are an integral part of our hospice team, and provide a range of no hands on care and support to individuals who are in the last six months of their life.

We would like to hear from anyone who might be interested in becoming a hospice volunteer, but specifically, we are currently seeking a female, bilingual (English and Spanish) individual who has a passion to help others and a caring nature.

The patient enjoys music and would love someone to sing to them and provide some social stimulation, particularly as the patient is not longer able to leave the house.

All hospice volunteers are required to complete an application and must be prepared to have an annual TB test, and on-boarding physical and background check. It is a commitment to become a hospice volunteer, but full training and orientation will be given, along with continued support.



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About Choice Hospice Care

Location:

9003 Reseda Blvd, Northridge, CA 91324, US

Mission Statement

Choice Hospice Care is certificated by Medicare and accredited by The Joint Commission to provide end-of-life care to individuals with a life limiting disease who are in the last six months of their life. Comfort care and support is delivered by our compassionate and caring health care professionals and volunteers in the patient's home or care facility. Our mission is to provide the best care, tailored for the patient's and family's individual situation with dignity, compassion, and tenderness. This mission involves holistic care of needs: physical, pain management, emotional, and spiritual.

Description

Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team, filling roles that range from visiting with patients to provide compassionate care and support, to assisting with clerical work in the office. We are currently developing a range of services that compliment the hospice program such as Pet Therapy, an Essential Oils Program and the We Honor Vets Program. We are also in the process of growing our core group of patient volunteers to ensure that we can meet the needs of our patients and their families.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

somewhere in Redondo BeachRedondo Beach, CA 90278

(33.86591,-118.37541)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hospice volunteers commit to visiting with a patient at a minimum once a week for up to 2 hours on average. Sunday has been requested but there is flexibility to change this day if necessary.
  • Full training will be given to all hospice volunteers but it is important to be comfortable visiting people in their own home or care facility. Good observation skills, a kind heart and being a good listener are key.

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