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Hospice House Greeter - Taylor House

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UnityPoint at Home Hospice

  • 2 people are interested

Help needed at our Des Moines-area Hospice Home, Taylor House. We need volunteers to greet and screen visitors upon arriving at the home. Temperatures are taken and visitors are given a badge upon arrival. Nurses and aides are busy attending to the health care needs of our patients and support is needed to monitor the front door.

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About UnityPoint at Home Hospice

Location:

11333 Aurora Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322, US

Mission Statement

Hospice care at UnityPoint is a coordinated care approach between a medical director, physician, nurse and others who all work together to provide the right plan of care to improve the quality of life for the patient. The hospice team is supportive in every way necessary to honor the wishes of the patient. Hospice is not about giving up hope; it is about doing everything possible to live life to its full capacity.

Description

UnityPoint Hospice volunteers are an integral part of the Hospice care team. Volunteers can provide direct and indirect patient support. Direct support includes: bedside companionship, respite care for the family, patient life review, supportive phone calls, letter writing to the patient, hand massage, listening to music, playing a musical instrument, pet therapy. Indirect support includes: running errands, greeting and screening visitors at Taylor House, administrative tasks, answering phones, etc. We work with each volunteer to help determine the right fit and area in which to help.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3401 E. Douglas AveAltoona, IA 50317

(41.62904,-93.54905)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Hospice Care
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 4 hour shift 1 - 4x month
  • Empathetic, patience

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