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Infusion Clinic Volunteer

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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

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Looking to visit with veterans while also keeping them comfortable? We are looking for 3 volunteers to support our infusion staff.

We are looking for the following attributes:
Attention to detail
Consistent, reliable volunteer hours
Friendly, mature, positive and service oriented
Good communication skills
Maintain confidentiality
Physical ability to withstand long periods of walking, sitting or standing
Understands the VA's mission and is mission driven

What will you be doing? Helping to keep our veterans comfortable while they receive the infusion treatments. This may include but may not be limited to providing them a warm blanket, snacks, coffee or other beverages or taking some time to just sit and visit. Some other responsibilities will include helping staff by cleaning the area just vacated by a veteran, setting up the linen rack with clean pillow cases, blankets and pillows, restocking the snack cart, collecting snacks from Food and Nutrition services, etc.

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About VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

Location:

1700 North Wheeling Street (135), Voluntary Services Bldg G 1st floor, Aurora, CO 80045, US

Mission Statement

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

Description

The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System is a Joint Commission-accredited facility serving Veterans in eastern Colorado and parts of Kansas. The VA Medical Center is located in Denver, Colorado and the Community Based Outpatient Clinics are located in: Alamosa, Aurora, Golden, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, La Junta, and Lamar, CO. There are Primary Care Telehealth Outreach Clinics in Burlington and Salida, CO, an ambulatory surgical center at the Air Force Academy, a Community Living Center in Pueblo (40 beds), and along with the Department of Defense and Veteran Benefit Administration, an Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) Center at Fort Carson, CO.

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), part of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million Veterans. For more information, please visit http://www.va.gov/health/aboutVHA.asp

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1700 North Wheeling StreetRocky Mountain Regional VA Medical CenterVoluntary Services (135)Aurora, CO 80045

(39.74395,-104.83051)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Operations

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours weekly
  • completion of Voluntary Service orientation / training to include customer service, Privacy training, HIPAA

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