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Nursing Department Volunteer

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HEALTHSOUTH AUXILIARY CORPORATION

HealthSouth Sarasota

  • Answer patient call lights
  • Distribute fresh water and ice, other nourishments
  • Straighten bed and room as needed. Help prepare room for new patient
  • Assist with meal trays to include sitting with a patient to encourage eating as well as assisting to eat if NO swallowing difficulties and requested by nurse
  • With permission assist or accompany patients who want to take a walk
  • Transport patients with no IV or oxygen as requested (proper wheelchair training)
  • Assist unit staff as requested in the following tasks: put away supplies, run errands
  • New patient welcome
  • To sit with risk patient
  • Help fill out menu request
  • Get pillows, blankets etc. for patient with nurse approval
  • Clerical duties
  • Assemble admit packets
  • Spend time with patients in a helpful manner; reading, letter writing, visiting
  • Other duties as requested to help staff assist patients

Minimum Requirements

  • Must demonstrate competency in age specifics, HIPAA and HEOSH information
  • Must be able to communicate with diverse population
  • Must be able to follow directions from staff
  • Understand the need for confidentiality and ability to maintain such
  • Knowledge of hospital layout, especially those areas that relate to needs of your unit
  • Must be able to walk for long distances

Personal Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

  • Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to work with detailed information and follow directions
  • Have a friendly, positive attitude

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting and reaching
  • Ability to push/pull 25 lbs
  • Must be able to read and speak English in simple, understandable terms
  • Must have intact sense of sight and hearing

Patient Population Served

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to age specific issues and data reflective of patient status
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the following age groups: Adolescent, Older Adult

Protected Health Information:

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the Information reasonably necessary to do the job
  • Will share information only on a need-to-know basis for work purposes
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this position has been determined based on assignment responsibility

Machine, Tools and Equipment:

  • Telephone, copier, fax, computer and required application, wheelchairs

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About HEALTHSOUTH AUXILIARY CORPORATION

Location:

3660 GRANDVIEW PKWY STE 200, BIRMINGHAM, AL 35243, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To be the healthcare company of choice for patients, employees, physicians and shareholders by providing high quality care in the communities we serve.

Description

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota is a 96 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. HealthSouth’s hospitals provide a higher level of rehabilitative care to patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, brain and spinal cord injuries, and amputations. We are located less than one mile East of I-75 and Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota at 6400 Edgewater Drive Sarasota FL 34240.

Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6400 Edgelake DriveSarasota, FL 34240

(27.30101,-82.44257)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 shift once a week

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