Part Time Hospice Volunteer Coordinator - Hood River

  • April 02, 2019 1:25 PM
    Message # 7257657

    Providence is calling a Hospice Volunteer Coordinator (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Hospice Of The Gorge in Hood River, OR.

    In this position, you will:

    • Recruit, screen, interview, train, assign and supervise volunteers.

    • Provide volunteers ongoing educational opportunities, support and recognition.

    • Have responsibilities including: communicating with members of the interdisciplinary team, assessing and coordinating volunteer assignments, maintaining documentation pertaining to volunteer services, maintaining data base and personnel files for the volunteers, and keeping the volunteer program in compliance with Providence Policy, The Joint Commission, and Medicare standards.

    • Uphold the standards of confidentiality, attendance, and punctuality.

    • Perform all duties in a manner that promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.


    Required qualifications for this position include:

    • 2 years of experience in volunteer coordination role

    • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

    • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

    • Demonstrated experience in event planning

    • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

    Preferred qualifications for this position include:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social services, liberal arts or related field

    • Hospice experience

    • Experience using electronic medical record software

    About Providence in Oregon

    As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

    The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

    "Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

    Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

    We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

    Our Mission

    As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

    About Us

    Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

    Schedule: Part-time

    Shift: Day

    Job Category: Community Service

    Location: Oregon-Hood River

    Req ID: 220098 

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