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Certified Pet Therapy Volunteer

Company: Crescent Hospice
Location: Aiken
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Share the love of your Pet with others! Do you have a wonderful pet that has been certified through an accredited pet therapy school? Are you caring and compassionate? Do you have a passion for helping others? Then we would love to have you both as hospice volunteers! Certified Pet Therapy Volunteers are needed to bring smiles on the faces of our patients. Simply provide your contact information, and our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you to discuss further details.Crescent Hospice provides professional care with a personal touch. We accomplish this by focusing on both the patient and their family. We will treat the disease process with medical expertise while emphasizing quality living, not only physically, but also psychosocially, emotionally and spiritually. Comfort, compassion and calming presence are the gifts we bring to this service, and we are honored to walk with the patient and loved ones through this special time. Crescent Hospice has multiple office locations where we serve patients located in South Carolina. Our primary area is across all of South Carolina, from the Upstate, through the Midlands, and across the Low Country.

Pet Therapy Volunteersare a wonderful way to share comfort and compassion through interactions with Certified Therapy Pets and Hospice Patients. A visit from a therapy animal can bring an immense amount of joy, emotional support, and fulfillment to a hospice patient and their family members. Pet therapy has been proven to decrease pain and stress. No hospice experience necessary but animal must be a certified and up to date on all vaccinations.Become a hero on your own termsOn your own time. In your own way. With you and your Certified Therapy Pet's personality.

Understanding and supportive of hospice philosophy.Compassionate person who is accepting and respectful of people's differences.Proof of Pet Therapy Certification & updated vaccinations.Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.Must be able to pass background check requirements.CMS requires that all patient-facing staff, as well as those that are in contact with patient-facing staff, be fully vaccinated, or have a documented religious or medical exemption. This important rule is required for all healthcare organizations that receive federal funds through Medicare or Medicaid.

Keywords: Crescent Hospice, Augusta , Certified Pet Therapy Volunteer, Healthcare , Aiken, Georgia

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