Vitas Healthcare Corporation
Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?
VITAS Healthcare is the nation\u2019s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.
The Volunteer and Bereavement Services Manager is responsible for organizing and carrying out volunteer and bereavement activities assigned at the program level. Implements the VITAS recruitment strategy for volunteers and keeps records of recruitment efforts, volunteer activities, and hours. Performs or supervises initial screening of potential volunteers and oversees the volunteer application and team assignment process. Directs orientation and outgoing training of volunteers to meet VITAS, federal, and applicable state policies governing volunteer training. Implements the VITAS formal recognition and support system for volunteer. Maintains records of team support and recognition of volunteers. Implements VITAS communication strategy with volunteers to keep volunteers informed about internal VITAS activities. Tracks volunteer program statistics and monitors achievement of volunteer program goals. Oversees the supervision of administrative volunteers. Responsible for monitoring Bereavement activities including bereavement correspondence with survivors on the plan of care. Schedules and facilitates meeting with psychosocial staff to coordinate the provision of bereavement services. Participates in the program performance improvement plan by identifying and addressing bereavement needs.
Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Qualified candidates must demonstrate skills in public speaking and or training. Some Healthcare or Volunteer Administration, Human Resources, Volunteer Recruitment, Marketing, or Sales experience preferred.
Proven organizational skills; successful in managing a number of tasks and projects simultaneously.
If providing bereavement counseling or supervising bereavement counseling, meets State and Federal qualifications for providing bereavement counseling including
Master\u2019s degree in social work, ministry, pastoral care, or counseling related field.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's preferred.
Special Instructions to CandidatesEOE/AA M/F/D/V
Vitas Healthcare Corporation
Website : http://www.vitas.com
VITAS Healthcare®, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care. Our name is derived from the Latin word for “lives” and symbolizes the VITAS mission: to preserve the quality of life for those who have a limited time to live. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. VITAS has enjoyed dynamic growth since its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and an oncology nurse. Today, VITAS employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily-primarily in the patients’ homes, and also in the company’s inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities. VITAS team members include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, physicians, social workers, chaplains and other caregiving professionals.