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Have a Certified Therapy Dog? Why Not Join Our Canines for Caring Program?

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Norwalk Hospital

  • 1 person is interested
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OBJECTIVE:

To provide comfort, smiles, and a sense of well-being to patients, simultaneously providing the same for staff and visitors.

MAJOR TASKS:

Dogs are to be escorted on leash by owner/handler to designated areas of the hospital under the direction of the Manager of Volunteer Services or designee.

DAYS & TIMES NEEDED: Sunday thru Monday daytime and/or evening

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have attended a volunteer orientation and be knowledge of and adhere to hospital policies concerning confidentiality in relation to patients, physicians, and other staff members.

TRAINING:

Dog must be certified by Delta Society, Good Dog Foundation, or Therapy Dogs International prior to being on premise. Dogs will also need to pass an on-site inspection of behavior conducted by the Manager of Volunteer Services.

SUPERVISOR: Manager, Volunteer Services

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About Norwalk Hospital

Location:

34 Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06856, US

Mission Statement

Where some see impossible, we see what’s possible. At Nuvance Health, we continually strive for progress and push past the status quo in all aspects of what we do. We are Nuvance Health!

Description

Our hospitals, medical practices and care centers are located throughout New York’s Hudson Valley and Western Connecticut. At every location, you’ll find:

  • Excellent, convenient care: You don’t need to travel to get the care you deserve. At Nuvance Health, we match major medical center standards of care and innovation with the comforts and familiarity of a community health system.
  • Personalized approach: We understand each person is unique, and your care should be as well. We take time to get to know you so we can tailor care plans to meet your needs and lifestyle.
  • Connected team: You have the full strength of our talented team on your side. Our specialists collaborate to create a customized, comprehensive care plan just for you.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Animals
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

34 Maple StreetNorwalk, CT 06850

(41.11236,-73.42213)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 6 months of service.

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