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Veteran Hospice Patient Support Team Member - Bay City & Surrounding Communities

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ORGANIZATION: McLaren Hospice

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The McLaren Hospice Program is a special kind of care designated to provide support and comfort for people in the final phase of a terminal illness. Our hospice team provides services to meet the physical, spiritual, psychological, social and emotional needs of each patient and their family. Hospice Patient Support Veteran Volunteers are highly valued by both staff & patient families and are critical to providing quality hospice services. We strive to enable patient's to carry on a pain free life and to manage other symptoms so that the last days with family and friends may be spent with a much dignity and quality of life as possible.
McLaren Hospice is looking for dedicated individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of patients that are being faced with advanced illness. Training is provided and no medical knowledge is necessary.

Provide supportive services to veterans in hospice which may include:

Offer veterans and their families the opportunity to choose from the various services tailored for them such as recognition ceremonies, life legacies, comfort services, & family caregiver support.
Perform pinning ceremonies
Participate in community outreach activities to increase awareness of veteran's benefits regarding hospice

Please contact Dawn Hessell at Dawn.Hessell@mclaren.org or 989-316-4349 for more information.

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About McLaren Hospice

Location:

2100 16th Street, Ste 7, Bay City, MI 48708, US

Mission Statement

McLaren Health Management Group will be recognized as the premier providers of home care services as measured by superior quality, dedicated/professional people, outstanding customer service and financial strength.

Description

The hospice program offers specialized care to eligible patients to enhance the time they spend with family and friends. Our skilled specialists provide care that addresses all aspects of a patient's illness as well as the patients physical, spiritual and emotional needs. From pain and symptom management to respite care for family members, the care we provide supports patient and family choices with respect, comfort and dignity. We address the patient's personal needs and symptoms to give them the greatest amount of independence possible. Our focus is improving the quality of life so that our patients an families can live their lives as fully as possible.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Bay City & Surrounding CommunitiesBay City, MI 48708

(43.5817,-83.8684)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 4 hours a week or every other week depending on assignment.
  • We'll work with your schedule.

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