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ORGANIZATION: Compassus Hospice

Compassus Hospice is looking for Active Military and Military Veterans to provide compassionate support to our Veteran patients.
- visit Veteran patients, providing emotional support and companionship
- provide support and relief to caregivers of Veteran patients,
- participate in pinning ceremonies and other events that support the Veterans in our community.

Please contact Heidi Magrath at Heidi.Magrath@Compassus.com, or 985-639-8000, for more information on making a difference to Veterans in NOLA and on the Northshore.

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About Compassus Hospice

Location:

1301 W Causeway Approach, Mandeville, LA 70471, US

Mission Statement

Compassus Hospice is committed to delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families, and educating the public about hospice.

Description

Compassus Hospice celebrated 15 years in 2021. It has over 200 locations in 30 states. The pillars are Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Quality and Service.
Compassus' philosophy includes:
- recognizing death as a natural part of the life cycle and promoting pain relief and symptom management as appropriate clinical goals.
- affirming life and providing hospice interventions that will seek neither to hasten death nor to postpone it.
- believing that patients and loved ones are an integral part of the plan of care.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Metairie, LA 70005

(30.00289,-90.13546)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours a week, depending on the assignment taken
  • Reliable, dependable, committed, compassionate, good communication skills, able to use phone/ text/ email

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