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Hospice of the Midwest Minnesota

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Be a companion to a Hospice patient, in their own home, apartment, or assisted living. Are you willing to read aloud, make a meal, hold a hand, help spruce up the home, play a game, write a letter, play cards, or just hold their hand? Then you are JUST who we've been waiting for! Spend a few hours a month to make someone's day, and help them live out their best last days.

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About Hospice of the Midwest Minnesota

Location:

7616 Currell Blvd, Suite 175, Woodbury, MN 55125, US

Mission Statement

At Hospice of the Midwest , our primary ambition is to bring first class care to the warmest, most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice treatment, thoughtfully tailored to patients and families, with focused attention given to individual needs and preferences. Hospice of the Midwest integrates Volunteers into the hospice program by actively recruiting, training, supporting, and utilizing Volunteers to meet the needs of the patient and family. Volunteers are a highly respected and valued member of the Patient Care Team.

Description

Hospice of the Midwest provides hospice services to patient's with a terminal illness and a life expectancy of six (6) months or less.

Hospice services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, (including Holidays), if needed, and are provided in the comfort of the patient's home, ("home" may be a skilled nursing facility, group home, assisted living complex, or a private residence).

A team of professionals, including a Physician, Nurse, Social Worker, Chaplain, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and a Volunteer, is assigned to each patient, and will provide individualized care based on the needs of the patient and family.

Faith-Based
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2125 Grand AvenueWest Des Moines, IA 50265

(41.56713,-93.73425)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Keyboard Instrument
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-5 hours a month visiting on your own schedule
  • Background check, UA, TB

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