Hospice Patient Companion Volunteer

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Are you an "expressive" type of person who enjoys talking with folks?  Do you have compassion and good conversational skills?  Do you enjoy activities that are meaningful and fulfilling?  If so, you'll really like serving as a HOSPICE PATIENT COMPANION VOLUNTEER!  This position provides a wonderful relationship-building experience, and we need volunteers from all around the Oklahoma City Metro Area!  Below are just some of the fun activities you can enjoy with your assigned patient --

-Make scheduled visits to the patient/family, offering support, encouragement, and help.

-Sit and visit with the patient for companionship, providing respite for family members.

-Make crafts with the patient and/or read to them, watch TV or movies with them.

-Report patient observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status to the Volunteer Coordinator.

-Document your visits on a Volunteer Note and turn them in to the Volunteer Coordinator.

-Attend in-services and annual memorial services.

-Practice infection control and standard precautions to ensure the safety of the patient.

-Be recognized at our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner!

-Live the PLUS* Standards in the care of patients, tasks, and interactions with others.

Thanks so much for your interest - we look forward to talking with you soon!

*PLUS Standards include: Performance, Leadership, Understanding, and Service.

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