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Patient Care and Companionship Volunteer- VITAS Healthcare- Ferguson, MO 63135

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

VITAS Healthcare Volunteers Rock!

VITAS Healthcare is looking for Patient Care Volunteers to visit patients on hospice residing in long- term care facilities, nursing homes and in their own homes in Ferguson, MO 63135. This includes Arbor Hills Nursing and Rehab located at 800 Chambers Rd., Ferguson, MO 63135.

Patient Care Volunteers offer companionship, play music, games, read to patients and help in other meaningful ways. Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care through offering individualized support services.

Volunteers visit VITAS patients to provide specific, non- medical care through socialization and friendly visits. VITAS Healthcare provides comprehensive training and orientation for hospice volunteering. Days and times for volunteering are flexible according to your availability. For more information, please contact Emily Jokerst at (314) 682-3400 or at Emily.Jokerst@vitas.com You can also find out more on VITAS Healthcare at www.vitas.com

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About VITAS Healthcare of St. Louis

Location:

1801 Park 270 Drive, Suite 150, Saint Louis, MO 63146, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

800 Chambers RdFerguson, MO 63135

(38.74741,-90.29327)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week or every other week. Anytime you are able to contribute is greatly appreciated.
  • Volunteer Application process and 2 TB tests provided and paid for by VITAS

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