Weekly Sunday Morning Escort for Veterans Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Uptown Division

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Augusta VA Medical Center

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1. Assignment Title

Weekly Sunday Morning Escort(s) for Veterans of Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

(*If you are interested in this position please send an email to VHAAugVoluntaryService@va.gov )

2. Purpose of Assignment

Assist/Escort CLC identified residents off unit to 3rd floor Sunday Morning Worship service that starts at 9:00am and return after service to CLC.

3. Tasks

· Arrive Sunday no later than 8:30am. Nursing staff will ensure residents are ready by 8:30am.

· Escort residents in a timely manner - to be seated in chapel before the start of service.

· Confirm with CLC staff of all individuals attending prior to leaving unit and notify staff after all individuals upon return.

4. Time Commitment

Weekly-Sunday Worship Service

8:45am- 10:15am - 3rd Floor Chapel UD

1.5 Hours - Service starts at 9:00am

5. Requirements

  • Pass a background check
  • Complete Volunteer Orientation

· Must be able to push wheelchair up to 250 lbs. and navigate through facility without fatigue.

6. Training and Skill Development

1. Understanding of spiritual/emotional care and health.

2. Some understanding of physical/cognitive limitations related to aging population (Dementia &/or severe cognitive impairments, Stroke, etc.)

3. Must be able to work independently & enjoy older adult population.

4. Proper PPE & hand washing techniques

5. Training on consistencies used in medical center

7. Supervision

Volunteer reports to: Christian Ndeti

Tom Harris

8. Supporting policies

* VHA Handbook 1620.01

* Medical Center Policy MEMORANDUM NO. 119-14-01

10.Working Conditions

Where/what’s provided: CLC units and Uptown Chapel.

11. Benefits

· Structured recognition/awards program

· Annual Flu Shot at no cost

· Eligible to join credit union

· Make tax-free purchases in Canteen store

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