Nobody Dies Alone: Provide Comfort for a Hospice Patient's Last Days.

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Brookdale Hospice Sacramento

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Make a positive difference in the life of an actively dying hospice patient! As a Vigil Volunteer, you provide comfort and create a peaceful presence for the patient at beside when the patient’s death is imminent. Whether it’s just sitting beside the patient, listening to music, watching TV, or holding hands-physically being there for them will help put the patient at ease and keep them from feeling alone during their last days.

Important note: volunteers are not allowed to assist with patient personal hygiene.

Become a valued part of Brookdale Hospice Team; please call Gail Wiselogel Volunteer Coordinator, gwiselogel@brookdale.com or 916-614-9517, to schedule a personal interview.

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About Brookdale Hospice Sacramento

Location:

555 University Ave, #230, Sacramento, CA 95825, US

Mission Statement

Brookdale Hospice Sacramento Our Mission Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence, and integrity. Our Vision To be the nation's first choice in senior living. Our Cornerstones More than a job, a passion. Doing the right thing takes courage. We succeed through partnership. Built on a foundation of trust.

Description

The philosophy at Brookdale Hospice is that life is much more than physical health; it also includes the health of the human spirit. When physical health begins to fail, the nurturing of the spirit becomes critical for maintaining the dignity of the individual.

Hospice is a philosophy of care focused on comfort and quality of life at the end of life. It's designed to treat the whole person emotionally, socially, spiritually and physically by providing comfort and support to patients and their families.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

555 Univeristy AveSuite 230Sacramento, CA 95825

(38.56878,-121.41905)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment Requirements • Orientation and Training • Spend an hour a week with a patient • Heart for people at the end of their life
  • Requirements: • Proof of Valid Driver's License • Background Check • Proof of Auto Insurance, Flu Vaccine, and 2 Step TB Test. • Drug Screen • Must be at least 18 years old

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