Providence is calling a Coordinator to the No One Dies Alone Program (NODA) in the Southwest Region of Washington based at Providence St. Peter's Hospital in Olympia, WA.
This is a part-time position (20 hours per week) with a variable schedule. The NODA Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and leadership of the No One Dies Alone Program (NODA) and Relief care within Providence St. Peter Hospital (PSPH), Providence Centralia Hospital (PCH) and Providence Mother Joseph Care Center (PMJCC). No One Dies Alone – NODA is a special service offered by trained, compassionate volunteers to accompany patients who are dying alone or whose family or friends are unable to be present. Relief care is provided for family members of dying patients who are at the bedside and are in need of temporary relief for sleep and or to attend to personal needs. This service is one way to honor a patient at the end-of-life.
In this position you will:
- Develop and implement NODA application packet, and NODA training for PSPH, PCH and PMJCC NODA Volunteers
- Develop and maintain a volunteer database of the NODA volunteers
- Be responsible for developing and implementing a continuum of NODA volunteers which includes scheduling NODA volunteers for dying patients and/or providing respite (relief) for their families
- Plan and schedule NODA grief training
- Articulate and interpret the meaning of the NODA Program in the context of the program to hospital employees and volunteers who are seeking to become NODA volunteers
- Respond to and monitor vigil requests in a timely manner and effectively assist in the coordination between the nursing staff and the NODA volunteers
- Be responsible for coordinating and overseeing an annual fundraiser for the NODA program
- Compile statistics and information for monthly reports as needed
Required qualifications for this position include:
- High School graduate
- Completion of "NO ONE DIES ALONE" training program
- Two (2) years of professional experience in a healthcare setting
- Organizational experience
- Ability to assess and evaluate volunteers for NODA Program
- Basic working knowledge of computer systems
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- College Degree
- Four (4) years of professional experience in a healthcare setting
- Experience with end-of-life, dying and death process
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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.
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Req ID: 144968