Volunteers assist with patients preparing for surgery. The Volunteer in this area will serve as a communication link between the physician/nurse and family members/friend of the patient. Volunteers will act as a liaison with family members in the waiting room and keep them informed of patient's status.
Volunteer must be able to communicate with other units and be able to obtain status information. Volunteers must then relay information to patient's family member/friend.
Must be able to communicate effectively; compassionate and considerate demeanor; willing to help others
Volunteers at Baton Rouge General are committed to supporting patients and families through compassionate service and care. From offering a warm smile and cheerful "hello" to visitors, to helping someone find the perfect gift for a loved one, to assisting patients and families in Surgery Waiting Area, our volunteers are dedicated to service excellence. Our volunteers are an essential part of our Community of Caring, impacting so many of the General's patients, visitors, friends, doctors, nurses and staff. They provide the little extras that help to create that special experience people have come to know and love at the General.
We are a not for profit hospital which is community owned. Our volunteers have an Auxiliary which returns all profits from fundraisers and the gift shops to the hospital at year-end to purchase medical equipment, security equipment, and interior updates.