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Spinal Cord Injury Unit Visitor

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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

  • 6 people are interested

We are looking for Volunteers to visit with our Spinal Cord Injury patients. This would include 1 on 1 activities such as: playing cards, playing video games, reading a book to the veteran, watching a sporting event with the veteran. You will provide socialization and companionship for veterans on bedrest and assist the Recreational Therapy staff with group therapies and activities. You will be required to wear a mask while completing this assignment.

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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

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

(39.74159,-104.82932)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one 4 hour shift a week.
  • Must wear a mask at all times while in the facility.

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