Step Down Unit / Medical-Surgical Volunteer - Highland Hospital


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


1411 East 31st StreetOakland, CA 94602
Highland Hospital 2017


The Step Down Unit (SDU) is designed for patients who need a lower level of care than ICU but a higher level of care than Medical/Surgical unit. Med/Surg provides care to adult patients with a wide variety of acute illnesses or who are recovering from surgery. Responsibilities include greeting, transporting and comforting patients, running specimens to the lab, pharmacy runs, preparing admission paperwork, and other tasks to assist the medical staff.

Great opportunity for pre-med and pre-nursing students or recent grads & volunteers planning to transition into the Emergency Department.

Please include your phone number when inquiring about this program.

To apply please follow this link to apply online:

AHS website


Successfully complete 100 probation hours in non-patient care area i.e. information desk


  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Cardiology
  • Patient Care

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours per week for 12 months

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