RN / Hospice Job in Houston, Texas / Travel
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: August 7, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families. We
believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve. As a Volunteer Services Manager, you will:
Manage all volunteer program activities for assigned program.
Manage recruitment, retention and assignment of volunteers.
Is responsible for managing the volunteers and assigns volunteers
to patients and families.
Spend approximately 50 75% of the time in the field, recruiting and
training potential volunteers and retaining and training current
Conduct volunteer training programs on a regular basis and is
responsible for all applicable volunteer compliance with Medicare
Is responsible for maintaining volunteer hours equal to 5% of total
patient care hours.
Manage related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in
accordance with the Companys budget.
Travel as necessary.
Abide by and demonstrate the company Mission Vision Values through
both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
Recruit, educate, and manage volunteers on an ongoing basis.
Create and maintain material and activities to support the programs
Participate in the development and maintenance of volunteer
Evaluate and supervise the activities of the volunteers on a daily
basis in order to enhance the care of the hospice patient and
Establish and maintains a list of viable sources for ongoing
recruitment of volunteers.
Ensure appropriate placement and supervision of the volunteers
seeking input for the patient and family in planning for volunteer
Comply with accepted professional standards and practices and
enforce policies and procedures through teaching/training
Document ongoing retention activities.
Provide for ongoing support and supervision of the volunteers by
facilitating meetings, coordinating speakers, providing
in-services, and organizing projects for these meetings.
Maintain and prepare written reports and records of volunteers
activity as required by supervisor. Conducts annual performance
evaluations of volunteers.
Provide information to individuals and community groups about
hospice volunteer services. Encourages use of volunteer services
with the patient/family/caregiver and entire hospice team.
Attend volunteer oriented meetings within the company and community
setting up agency displays when appropriate.
Actively participate in quality management program. Assures for
compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare
regulations, and established personnel policies and procedures.
Participate as needed in the budget preparation for the Volunteer
Attend IDT meetings and participates in the development and review
of the hospice plan of care.
Acknowledge volunteer efforts and provides support, encouragement,
and ongoing communication through various media (calls, e-mails,
Maintain volunteer personnel files.
Bachelors degree and one year Human Services or Volunteer
Management experience preferred.
Understand and articulate the hospice philosophy.
Proven ability to develop and make presentations in the
Excellent public speaking skills.
Proven ability to manage and develop hospice volunteers for both
patient and organizational needs.
Proven ability to develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate
Volunteer Services to include recruitment, training, placement, and
retention of volunteers to meet patient and organizational needs,
and all associated administrative responsibilities.
Excellent computer skills including but not limited to Word, Excel
Proven ability to analyze and interpret written material relating
to the healthcare profession and create reports.
Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team setting, ability
to manage projects from inception to completion, interface and
communicate effectively with professionals, non-professionals and
Ability to motivate others.
Demonstrate excellent observation and communication skills.
Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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