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Surgical Procedure Partner

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Lucas County Health Center


Title/Position: Surgical Procedure Partner

Goal of Position: Provide hospital, patient and family assistance before, during and after surgical procedures.


  1. Greet and escort patients
  2. Push patients in wheelchair
  3. Provide patient amenities (water, tissues, etc.)
  4. Make sure patient has access to snack and drink during recovery
  5. Monitor (non-medical) patient for signs of distress and report any issues to surgical staff
  6. Stay with patients while family members bring car to front of Hospital
  7. Run errands within the hospital
  8. Maintain tidy waiting room
  9. Keep water/coffee area stocked and tidy
  10. Promote and have basic knowledge of Clinic, Hospital, and community support for patient assistance

Time Frame:

Length of commitment: 12 months and at least three shifts per year

Length of shift: 4 to 6 hours

Scheduling: 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday

No Holidays or weekends

Worksite: Surgical Waiting Room

Minimum age: 16

Qualifications Sought:

  1. Must be willing to work in a team environment focused on Helping People, Changing Lives
  2. Must be willing to interact with patients and staff in a positive and friendly manor
  3. Must be able to read and write
  4. Good verbal communication skills
  5. Confidentiality is CRITICAL
  6. Understand how to complete job tasks
  7. Communicate adequately with patients and staff as necessary
  8. Understand and follow safety guidelines
  9. Understand the Volunteer Handbook and all Clinic and Hospital policies and procedures
  10. Must understand and follow LCHC core values
  11. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  12. Must be able to push patients in wheelchair


  1. Being a member of a team that focuses on Helping People, Changing Lives
  2. Free meal or snack provided during shift at Bistro or Gift Shop
  3. Discount of 20% at Gift Shop
  4. Invitation to all LCHC Volunteer Services recognition events, open house, and Hospital Week and Holiday activities

1 Shift

  • 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM

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About Lucas County Health Center


1200 North 7th Street, Chariton, IA 50049, US

Mission Statement

Lucas County Health Center exists to promote and enrich the health and well-being of those we serve.


Lucas County Health Center exists to promote and enrich the health and well-being of those we serve. As a volunteer, you're helping Lucas County Health Center reach this mission. Our volunteers not only serve the patients and visitors of this health center, but serve our community. We're delighted you have an interest in serving our community by giving your time, talents and skills.

Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift


1200 North 7th StreetChariton, IA 50049



  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 months

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