Unit Assistant Volunteer- Accepting applicants for waiting list-next training classes start in March


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Rush Oak Park Hospital520 S. Maple Ave.Oak Park, IL 60304


Unit Assistant volunteers act as patient advocates on our General Surgical and Skilled Care floors. Their main responsibility is to conduct hourly rounding on patients while providing comfort measures and to assist staff with answering patient call lights. Additional duties may include transport and discharge of patients; transporting specimens to the Lab; taking inventory and filling supplies, cleaning of equipment and messenger runs. This opportunity provides a high level of patient interaction, and you will be trained "on-the-job" by our nurse volunteers.

Long term commitment of 1-4 hour shift per week for 8 months for a total of 128 hours is required.

Shifts available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday mornings 9am-1pm; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons 1-5pm.


  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 months/128 hours required-one four hour shift/wk
  • Please note: we do not accept applicants who live further than 12 miles away from our facility.

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