Are you interested in a career in healthcare? Are you someone who is looking for the opportunity to interact with patients, their families and our amazing healthcare team? Are you compassionate? Do you have great communication skills?
Then this is the volunteer experience you've been waiting for!!
We are seeking individuals who want to be part of a new exciting program on our telemetry units (cardiac units).
Here are some of the things you would be doing:
check on patients regularly to ensure that we are meeting all their needs & communicating with the clinical team.
participate in a patient walking program (under the direction of the nursing & physical therapy team).
provide comfort items such as tissues, eye masks, ear plugs, TV headphones
Assist with meal delivery and set up
listen and provide emotional support
escort families to the cafeteria or to other areas in the hospital
provide diversional activities for confused patients
offer the relaxation channel and aromatherapy to reduce stress & anxiety
We interview all interested candidates and provide training on the unit.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Orientation or Training
A minimum of a 4 hour shift per week.
Hours are flexible - evenings, nights, weekends are particularly desireable. 18 years or older