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Step Down Unit / Medical-Surgical Volunteer - Highland Hospital

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Alameda Health System

  • 54 people are interested
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

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About Alameda Health System


1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All. Our Vision: Alameda Health System will be recognized as a world-class patient and family centered system of care that promotes wellness, eliminates disparities and optimizes the health of our diverse communities.


Alameda Health System (AHS) is a major public health care provider and medical training institution recognized for its world-class patient and family centered system of care.

Through a welcomed partnership between patient, family and the healthcare team, AHS provides comprehensive, high quality medical treatment, health promotion, disease prevention and health maintenance in an integrated system of hospitals, clinics, and health services. As a training institution, AHS maintains an environment that is supportive of a wide range of educational programs and activities, including education of medical students, interns, residents, continuing education for medical nursing, and other staff, along with medical research.

Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


1411 East 31st StreetOakland, CA 94602



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




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

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