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LHC Group Volunteer Coordinator (Hospice) in Forrest City, Arkansas

Company Overview

Patient's Choice Hospice is hiring a Full Time Volunteer Coordinator

Manages recruitment, training, on-going education, and assignments for Hospice Volunteers according to regulatory and state guidelines. Tracks, evaluates and reports Hospice Volunteer hours and jobs performed to Administrator at specified intervals. Develops and participates in community outreach and education projects.

Patient's Choice Hospice, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions

  • Directs and documents an on-going recruiting effort to increase volunteer participation.

  • Plans, conducts, and maintains records for volunteer training classes.

  • Screens all potential volunteers

  • Assures that the program meets the standards set by regulatory or certification bodies regarding the participation of volunteers.

  • Participates in the QAPI program and processes.

  • Assigns volunteers to appropriate activities.

  • Monitors reports from the volunteers and brings urgent items to the attention of the appropriate supervisor.

  • Provides direction for the solving of problems involving volunteers.

  • Submits timely reports to the Director of Patient Services regarding volunteer activities and levels of participation.

  • Submits timely reports to the Administrator and Director of Clinical services regarding volunteer activities and levels of participation assuring compliance of 5% regulatory volunteer participation hours.

  • Maintains personnel file, completes assigned competencies through LHC Connect and attends in-services if applicable.

  • Designs and implements on-going continuing education programs for volunteers.

  • Directs, screens and coordinates services or items donated from the community.

  • Designs volunteer appreciation activities or programs.

  • Participates in planning and coordinating hospice presentations to community groups.

  • Serves on committees and task forces as requested by the Director of Clinical Services or Administrator.

  • Administers annual evaluations to Hospice Volunteers

  • Functions as a preceptor for new hires

  • All other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Experience Requirements

  • Experience in working with people

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

  • Current CPR certified, driver's license, valid vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation.

    Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability.

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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