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Certified Pet Therapy Volunteers

Company: Hospice at Home of Arizona
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
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.Hospice at Home of Arizona 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. Hospice at Home of Arizona serves patients in and around the areas of Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Chandler, Coolidge, Eloy, Florence, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Globe, Gold Canyon, Higley, Kearny, Maricopa, Mesa, Miami, Phoenix, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Scottsdale, Sun Lakes, Superior, and Tempe.

Responsibilities:
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.

Qualifications:
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: Hospice at Home of Arizona, Gilbert , Certified Pet Therapy Volunteers, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona

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