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Volunteer - Teen Opportunity

Company name
Houston Medical Center

Location
Greenville, SC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Public Interest, Volunteer, Teenager

Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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Becoming a Homestead Hospice Volunteer is one of the best things you can do to support others and enjoy your time. :

Job Summary::

To provide unpaid volunteer services to the hospice patients and their families.

Qualifications::

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

* Ability to accept the changing needs of a hospice program

* Sound judgment in regards to issues of death and dying

* Available for training and continuing education

* Interacts tactful, diplomatic, and humanistic manner with patients and families

* Maintains all scheduled visits and adheres to Homestead Hospice policy and procedures

* Office clerical volunteer must be 16 years of age or older

Responsibilities::

* Completes the hospice volunteer training sessions and in-services.

* Participates in hospice quality improvement programs.

* Submits documentation of volunteer activity in an accurate and timely manner.

* Adheres to all company policies and procedures

* Communicates appropriate clinical information to the Volunteer Coordinator.

* Provides spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families.

* Maintains confidentiality of necessary information.

* Reports all grievances or complaints made by patients or families to the appropriate persons.

* Reports all allegations of patient abuse and/or misappropriation of patient’s property to Volunteer Coordinator.

* Ensures that all services are provided with respect for patient rights.

* Follows standard precautions and infection control procedures.

* Reports all accidents and incidents observed to Volunteer Coordinator.

* Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job.

* Communicates effectively with patients and families.

* Must wear name badge

* Fill out Volunteer Note and return to Volunteer Coordinator within 24 hours

* Offer privacy when necessary

* Provide appropriate touch (on hands)

* Contact Volunteer Coordinator if patient visit changes

* Never give Legal or medical advise

* DNR means NEVER call 911. Call office immediately.

* Never take patient off property

* Never lift or transfer patient

* Never assist patient in standing or walking

* Never accept money as a “gift”

* Never attend to any ADL’s

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Company info

Houston Medical Center
Website : http://www.hhc.org