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Hospice Patient Companion Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: A Path of Care / Victory Hospice - LAWTON

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Are you an "expressive" type of person who enjoys talking to folks? Do you have compassion and good conversational skills? Do you enjoy activities that are meaningful and fulfilling? If so, you’ll truly enjoy serving as a HOSPICE PATIENT COMPANION VOLUNTEER! This position provides a wonderful relationship-building experience, and we need volunteers from all around the Greater Lawton Area! Below are just some of the fun activities you can enjoy with your assigned patient -

--Make scheduled visits to the patient/family offering support, encouragement, and help.

--Sit and visit with the patient for companionship, providing respite for family members.

--Make crafts with the patient and/or read to them, or watch TV /movies with them.

--Report patient observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status to the Volunteer Coordinator, who will in turn contact the appropriate nursing staff member.

--Document your visits on a Volunteer Visit Note.

--Attend in-services and annual memorial services.

--Be recognized at our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

--Practice infection control and universal precautions to ensure the safety of the patient.

--Live the PLUS* Standards in the care of patients, tasks, and interactions with others.

Thanks so much for your interest - we look forward to talking with you soon!

*PLUS Standards include:Performance, Leadership, Understanding, and Service.

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About A Path of Care / Victory Hospice - LAWTON

Location:

1309 E. Jackson Street, Lawton, OK 73501, US

Mission Statement

Mission: We honor the sick, frail and elderly we serve in all we think, say and do. We treat our patients like our dearest family members. In all we do, we demonstrate a genuine desire to serve others. Vision: We will deliver superior customer service to benefit our patients, caregivers, employees and referral partners. We will continually orient, educate and train our customers and our community on the ever-changing world of health care and the unique services home health care can bring to our communities.

Description

Values: We demonstrate "CARE" in interactions with all customers: Credible - Demonstrate competence and show that we are worthy of the customer’s confidence. Accountable - Assume personal responsibility for our actions and be dependable in follow-through. Responsive - Recognize that lives may depend on our willingness and ability to respond quickly and act appropriately. Empathetic - Understand the special needs of our customers and bring sunshine to their lives. Our "PLUS" Standards encompass Performance, Leadership, Understanding, and Service.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

102 SW 3rd Street, Suite ALawton, OK 73501

(34.60712,-98.39143)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visit assigned patients 1 - 2 times per month, or more if you would like!
  • We are flexible! The volunteer position timeframe is based on days and times you want to be available.

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