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Heartland Hospice - South Central Pennsylvania

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Vigil Volunteers

We are seeking amazing, caring individuals to be present with patients during end-of-life. Vigil volunteers are ready to offer support to patients and family members who may need a break from the bedside of their loved one during that journey toward death. Vigil volunteers will receive training and becomes a vital members of the hospice team.

Mission Statement

Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.

Description

Heartland offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to providing comfort of the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.

To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the Heartland Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.

The hospice volunteer program stresses human values that go beyond the physical needs of the patient. Our volunteers offer support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.

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About Heartland Hospice - South Central Pennsylvania

Location:

1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 302, Carlisle, PA 17015, US

Mission Statement

Heartland Hospice provides quality care to patients who are living with an advanced illness. Heartland provides care and support for the whole person: mind, body and spirit.

Description

Heartland Hospice provides care and support for patients living with an advanced illness where ever they live.

Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Camp Hill, PA 17011

(40.23981,-76.91998)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 5 hours per week, weekends, evenings

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