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Kindred Hospice Patient Support Volunteer

Organization

Kindred Hospice - Jeffersonville

Description

Get experience in interacting with patients by providing friendly visits to hospice patients in their homes or long-term healthcare facilities, providing companionship and support to both the patient and their families. You may also be able to shadow a nurse!

Training is provided by Kindred Hospice. Training takes about 3 – 4 hours and is based on volunteer’s schedule.

Requirements

A background check and drug screening will be performed because volunteers may be handling patient information. Evidence of a recently performed TB skin test is required [may be obtained from school]. Volunteer must have own method of transportation and provide proof of automobile insurance. Must be caring, reliable and friendly.

Type

Full-time and/or Part-time

Work Schedule

Flexible - Will work with applicant — FLEXIBLE – Work when you can! You get to choose the day and time of visit. Minimum: 2 – 4 hours per month

Salary

Volunteer - unpaid

Benefits

Get experience interacting with patients while improving their quality of life.

Required Education

No education requirement — Training is provided by Kindred Hospice. Training takes about 3 – 4 hours and is based on volunteer’s schedule.

Work Location

Other — 391 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 (volunteers may travel)

Application Process

If you are interested or have skills that you would like to use to help those in need, please email Peggy.Bright@Gentiva.com or call 812-284-2600.

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