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Inpatient Wards - Supply Runner

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ORGANIZATION: Minneapolis VA Health Care System

  • 13 people are interested

MPLS VA Health Care System is looking for active, detailed oriented individuals who remain calm in stressful situations to assist with running supplies on our current COVID inpatient units. Interested individuals ideally have a medical/clinical background, however, this is a non-clinical position - it does not require you to have medical training and you will not be involved in any direct COVID patient care.

Potential duties include:
*Assisting with monitoring call lights and telehealth monitors identifying which rooms/staff need assistance.
*Handing off needed items from supply cupboard, carts and/or closet from the hallway to staff in patient doorways.
*Assisting with keeping supply cupboards, carts and closet fully stocked.
*Becoming familiar with supply, linen and nutrition closets.
*Delivering meal trays from meal cart to patient doorways during meal times.
*Learning the tube system, pulling sent items and delivering to rooms.
*Assisting with errands to other areas of the facility.

With current OSHA and VA safety policies and procedures during the COVID pandemic, all Volunteers are required to wear a medical face mask. Additionally, Volunteers assisting in this role will be provided with a face shield that will be required to be worn, along with their face mask, for the duration of their shift. Hospital issued scrubs will also be provided as part of this role's uniform. VHA Directive 1193 and VA Handbook 5019 requires that Volunteers in this role have a documented COVID-19 vaccine and Flu vaccine.

Shifts:
*Are available every day, Monday through Sunday
*Start as early as 5:30am
*Are available as late as early evening
*Are a minimum of 4 hours long

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About Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Location:

One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, 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

Minneapolis VA Health Care System is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System provides for the health care needs of Veterans in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the Medical Center. Posted here are just a few of the open opportunities we currently have. Please contact us for further information or to inquire about other opportunities available.

612-467-2050
VHAMINVOL@va.gov

Thank you,
The Center for Development & Civic Engagement (formerly Voluntary/Community Resource Service)

CAUSE AREAS

Veterans & Military Families
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Veterans DriveMinneapolis, MN 55417

(44.90303,-93.20504)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 4 hours a week during peak COVID times.

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