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ORGANIZATION: Hospice Compassus

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Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community ? Are you considering a career in healthcare, psychology, or business ? Hospice Compassus will provide you the training and support to explore career options while making a true difference in the lives of others !

A student will have an opportunity to learn about utilizing a holistic approach to patient care, collobrating with the volunteer coordinator. The student will also have the opportunity to have direct interactions with patients, and families !

Hospice is about giving comfort and hope through improving quality of life during an individuals's last months of life. If you have a heart full of compassion, we would love to speak with you about either visiting with some of our patients, or assisting within the office.

Hospice Compassus coverage areas are in Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.

Please contact volunteer coordinator Kathleen OConnor (215 350 6139). She can answer any questions, or provide information for the onboarding process to become a student /volunteer intern.

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About Hospice Compassus

Location:

601 West Office Center Drive, Suite 125, Fort Washington, PA 19034, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advance well-being and honor quality of life through meeting the needs of patients and families through our service areas. We will preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families so that no one will ever die in pain or alone. To provide for the physical, social and spiritual needs of our patients and their families. Our service area includes Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties within Pennsylvania.

Description

Hospice care is a type of healthcare that aims to reduce suffering and promote comfort at the end of and promote comfort at the end of an individual's life. Pain and any other symptoms are managed around the clock, and the hospice team focuses greatly on spiritual and emotional health as well.

The foundation of hospice includes nursing care with an emphasis on managing symptoms, practical assistance, and emotional support. Caring for a loved one at home can be challenging. Our goal is to provide timely services to help your family make the most of your time together.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

601 West Office DriveSuite 125Fort Washington PA, PA 19034

(40.137,-75.1955)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • ongoing
  • initial tuberculosis test which we will pay for the student volunteer

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