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Reiki Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Hospice of the Chesapeake

POSITION SUMMARY

To provide Reiki to Hospice of Charles County patients and their family members

RESPONSIBILITIES & FUNCTIONS

* Provide copy of certification or proof of training/experience in Reiki to Hospice of Charles County, if Reiki
certification is from outside of Hospice of Charles County Reiki training.
* Volunteer will accompany Hospice of the Chesapeake Reiki Master on one inpatient visit for verification of skills.
* Respond to requests for Reiki; once matched contact the family within 24 hours to coordinate visit
* Arrive on time for scheduled visits; have positive interaction with those receiving service
* Complete volunteer visit progress notes within 24 hours of each visit
* Notify Volunteer Services of weekly schedule availability, as well as scheduled visits
* Attend at least one in-service training session annually
* Complete all required documentation annually (HIPAA/Patient Rights/PPD/Flu Shot)
* Contact Hospice of the Chesapeake Triage immediately to report: incidents, uncontrolled pain, breathing
problems, falls or any other concerns

RELATIONSHIPS

Supervised by: Volunteer Services Coordinator
Volunteers Supervised: None

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum education: Hospice of Charles County Patient Care Training
Required licensure or certification: Certification and/or training in Reiki
Minimum experience: Must have enough experience to be comfortable in providing Reiki in various circumstances
Skills required: Dependability, flexibility, and an understanding of hospice philosophy.
Physical demands: Can be emotional, and stressful
Equipment needed: None
Working conditions: May be exposed to infectious and contagious agents. Travel and home visits required

Roles, Responsibilities, Expectations

As a Medicare-certified hospice, we are mandated to include Volunteers as an important part of our organization. We are required to have at least 5% of our patient service hours provided by Volunteers.

Every year our Volunteers provide thousands of hours of service for our patients. The value of time is priceless in the eyes of our patients and their families.

Volunteer tasks can be patient related or non-patient related.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or other positions within our Volunteer Department, please contact a member of our team at 301-861-5316 or through email at volunteer@hospiceofcharlescounty.org

To learn more about Hospice of Charles County, you can visit our website at

https://hospiceofcharlescounty.org/

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About Hospice of the Chesapeake

Location:

John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122, US

Mission Statement

Caring for life throughout the journey with illness and loss.

Description

Hospice of the Chesapeake was founded in 1979 provides physical, psycho-social, spiritual and grief support to patients and families living with an advanced illness or those suffering the loss of a loved one.


CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Health & Medicine
Arts & Culture, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2505 Davis RoadWaldorf, MD 20603

(38.63976,-76.98119)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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