Patient Rounding Volunteer


(47.71561,-122.17842)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

12040 NE 128th StVolunteer ServicesKirkland, WA 98034

About

Warm and friendly volunteers needed to provide hospitality to patients with short visits. Volunteer will have the ability to relate to the patient on an emotional level to help decrease patient's anxiety and increase comfort during their stay. Position is excellent for nursing students to obtain patient care contact hours.Volunteer will visit with patient, help with various tasks: provide ice water, warm blankets, room details, offer information (dietary, chaplain, locations in hospital) and free items such as puzzle books, lip balm, combs, etc. Volunteer will use standard hygiene parameters at all times.Thorough training provided. Volunteer will interact with patients, patient's family members, and nursing staff. Need to be able to walk and stand most of the 2 hour shift.

Skills

  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Elder care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 2 hour shift weekly. M-F 10-12 or 2-4
  • Volunteers do not pay for anything and will pass health clearance including free flu shot and nation

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