Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

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Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 168889-1A
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The Hospice Volunteer Coordinator plans, organizes, all hospice volunteer activities; promotes program objectives and standards for the department, consistent with Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home (BILHAH) goals. Assists in developing policies in collaboration with the Director of Quality and Compliance and with the Executive Director of Hospice and Palliative Care as indicated. Implements policies and procedures.

Full time - 40 hour - day position

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • A college degree in human services or related field is preferred
  • Ability to supervise, coordinate and evaluate volunteer services.
  • Ability to oversee a group of individuals providing volunteer time and who will be considered staff members

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. Must be able to travel throughout the service area.

Experience:

  • One year of hospice, healthcare, volunteer management and/or related experience.

 Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Understands hospice philosophy.
  • Ability to effectively communicate utilizing a variety of means including public speaking and writing press releases and newsletters.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word and Excel programs.

Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:

  •  Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
  • 403B
  • Paid Time Off or (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits employment  

 

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.