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Hospice Volunteer

Company: The Medical Team
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY
SUMMARY: To provide assistance and support without compensation to hospice patient/family/hospice team. May attend IDT conferences as appropriate. In Brownsville, TX.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and Responsibilities: ---- Direct Patient Care: -o Provide direct care/companionship to patient, reporting any changes to hospice staff. -o Provide preparation of meals or assist with household chores. -o Provide a clean, safe and comfortable patient environment. -o Promote positive, supportive, respectful communication and respite to patient/family. -o Provide an environment which promotes respect for patient, privacy and property. -
--- Administrative Support: -o Provide clerical support to office staff. -o Participate in special projects/fund raisers. -
--- Professional Volunteer: -o Provide services according to the rules and standard of practice of their respective disciplines. ---- Participates in the development and presentation of educational programs as appropriate. ---- Fulfills additional performance responsibilities as assigned and as necessary. -


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Supervisory Responsibility: -This position has no supervisory responsibilities. - -Qualifications and Experience: ---- High School Diploma, preferred. ---- Must be a responsible, detail-oriented individual. -
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Experience: - ---- No experience is required. - - -Language skills: ---- Ability to read and write English. - ---- Basic computer skills preferred. - -Licenses: ---- Valid State of Texas Driver's License with good driving record. - -Physical Requirements: - ---- Use hands to grip or feel. ---- Reach with hands and arms. - ---- Occasionally required to bend, stoop and kneel. ---- Frequently required to stand on one's feet for a long period of time. ---- Ability to deal effectively with stress. - -Working Conditions: ---- Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset clients, family members, staff, visitors, etc. under all conditions/circumstances. ---- Ability to travel locally with some exposure to unpleasant weather. ---- Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition ---- May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. ---- Risk level- Low -


DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS
--- Must maintain neat and clean appearance. ---- Must be dependable and have a professional work ethic. - ---- Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member. -

Keywords: The Medical Team, Harlingen , Hospice Volunteer, Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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