Hartford Hospital Keeping In Touch Program

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Keeping In Touch volunteer visits with patient

Volunteers are needed at Hartford Hospital to visit with geriatric patients. Our goal is to increase socializing and cognitive stimulation. The volunteers may read to the patient, play table games, crafts, and provide conversation. Volunteers are required to do one three-hour shift every week for at least 6 months.This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in careers in Therapeutic Recreation, Human Services, nursing or for career exploration in the healthcare field of geriatric medicine.

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About Hartford Hospital

Location:

80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, US

Mission Statement

To offer comprehensive services in an environment where innovation and teaching are integral to care; where we are proud to serve patients and one another; where meeting the challenge of complex medical needs is viewed as a defining competency; and where quality and safety of care are a constant.

Description

Hartford Hospital is central Connecticut's leading tertiary medical center with a world class medical staff, supported by over 7,000 extraordinary staff members and 1,000 volunteers. Hartford Hospital is the major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut Medical School, serving the New England region. Our reputation for providing complex and innovative care to those in need is built on the foundation of excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Our quality programs have continually been recognized for excellence by the Federal Government, US News and World Report, Solucient, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and the National Cancer Institute, to name a few.

Hartford Hospital performed the first successful heart transplant in the state, and pioneered the use of robotics in surgery. We maintain the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and operate the state's only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Hartford Hospital80 Seymour StreetHartford, CT 06102

(41.7658,-72.6722)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 3 hour shift every week for at least 6 months
  • Attend a 3 hour training session followed by 2 shifts shadowing a current volunteer

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