Salem Hospice is seeking Hospice Patient Care Volunteers to visit with our Patients and families in there homes providing support to patients and families. This positions works with a very flexible schedule adhering to all CDC guidelines for the the protection of hospice volunteers and families. If you are in need of Volunteer hours, retired, had a family member on hospice care, or want to give back to your community and you feel called to provide compassionate support for patients and families dealing with end of life? We would like to hear from you please contact Salem Hospice Care today at 856-678-8500 and reference your are interested in learning more about or becoming a Salem Hospice Patient Care Volunteer. Come Join our great team!!
The Mission of Salem Hospice Care is to provide physical. emotional, social and spiritual support to terminally ill patients, as their families and loved ones, while assisting patients and families to live with dignity and comfort as they cope with end of life issues. We believe: Hospice affirms life. Hospice recognizes dying as a process and so our care provides comfort rather than cure. Hospice neither hastens nor postpones death Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual care to terminal ill persons and their families.
The Hospice volunteers have been a vital part of the hospice concept since the very beginning of the program. In most hospices today, volunteers time makes up about 5-10 percent of the total hours spent by the team in providing patient care. The volunteer's is considered the most valuable in terms of all-around benefits to the patient and families. You as a volunteer, will have the opportunity to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support. (Within your scope of practice, of course). As a hospice volunteer, it is essential that you be a caring, emotionally mature, committed person who is comfortable talking about death, dying and providing compassion. If that is the kind of person you are, you will probably find that you gain a sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people's lives and glean valuable insights from relationships with patients and their families.
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
310 Salem-Woodstown RoadSalem, NJ08079
October 8, 2020
Reading / Writing
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Flexible hours available, Days, Afternoons, Nights & Weekends.
Min. 2 hours per visit as needed.
High school graduate or GED, preferred, completes Hospice training program, Willingness to work as a Hospice team member. Demonstrated knowledge and well developed communication skills. Willing to provide support to all Race and Ethnicity.