End of Life Doula -Woodbury Senior Living

Employer
My New Company
Location
Woodbury, Minnesota
Closing date
Aug 15, 2022

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Discipline
Doula
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Doula
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
For Profit
We are seeking a End of Life Doula

Location: Woodbury Health Care Center- Woodbury Minnesota

Schedule:Part-time, AM and PM hours

Lifespark is a complete senior health company headquartered in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Since 2004, we've been helping seniors stay healthy, navigate their health care options with confidence, and live fuller, more independent lives as they age. That's where our people come in - from accounting and health technology to front-line nurses, advanced practice professionals, caregivers and everything in between, we are all invested entrepreneurs focused on helping people age magnificently.

Our Lifespark culture has created not only an award-winning workplace — earning Star Tribune Top Workplace 11 times, Minneapolis Business Journal Best Places to Work three times, and Top USA #1 in Healthcare — but a place where you have the room to be creative, make a difference, and have a purposeful, direct impact on how people age. Lifespark's full continuum of services offers a breadth of roles with the support to grow your career. To see the experience we are creating, watch our award-winning video Going South - this is the experience you will help create at Lifespark! Changing the age-old story starts with you - let's get you hired.

Lifespark Benefits include:

• Annual Reviews/Raises {Shift differentials if applicable}
• Paid Time Off - Vacation Time
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits for Full Time Hires
• Short-Term Disability & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Life Insurances
• 401k + 403(b)
• Referral bonuses
• Career path to other positions within our growing comp

Responsibilities:

The End-of-Life Doula (EOLD) will assist in providing non-medical, holistic support and comfort to the dying residents of a skilled nursing facility. Duties associated with the position will include offering spiritual, emotional, and educational offerings to residents and their loved ones prior to, and during, the death of the resident. The EOLD will partner with leadership of the Full Circle Care Program to support self-determination of the dying resident. Assist in implementing the integrative therapies of essential oils, massage, energy work, and/or guided imagery. Partner with full circle care program to support the development of best practices and tools for expanding program into other levels of care.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have completed an approved end of life doula program.
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of palliative care measures
  • Must have a background and effective communication skills in providing support for family and caregivers around grief and bereavement
  • Experience in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team as well as family and caregivers in the areas of physical, spiritual, and emotional support needs
  • Experience in documenting doula/resident/caregiver visits and considerations
  • Possess creative ability to support needs for visual imagery, legacy work, and complementary care to meet the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of the dying.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) in MN preferred.
  • In accordance with CMS Vaccine Mandate, candidate must provide proof of Covid-19 Vaccine or submit documentation for exemption

It has been and will continue to be our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to age, race, creed, color, disability, marital status, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, military service, use or nonuse of lawful products off the Employer's premises during nonworking hours, or declining to attend a meeting or to participate in any communication about religious matters or political matters, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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