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Inpatient Pharmacy Volunteer

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Minneapolis VA Health Care System

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MPLS VA Health Care System is looking for active, detailed oriented individuals who remain calm in stressful situations to assist with running supplies from our Inpatient Pharmacy to various wards/units within the Medical Center. The position does not require you to have any sort of medical training and you will not be involved in any direct COVID patient care, however, you may be running supplies to a COVID unit.

Potential duties include:
*Delivering packaged or compounded drugs to inpatient care areas that cannot be put through the tube system.
*Deliver IVs at set run times.
*Assist with putting away supplies within the pharmacy.
*Will need to pass various competencies such as hazardous transportation.
*Volunteer will NOT be transporting any controlled substances.

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 may be required to wear a face shield (which will be provided) depending on the unit you will be delivering supplies to. A flu vaccine and COVID vaccine attestation form will be required to be on file for this Volunteer position.

Open Volunteer shifts are:
Daytime shifts available Monday through Friday
9:00am-1:00pm
1:00pm-5:00pm

Evening/overnight shifts available Monday through Sunday
6:00pm-10:00pm
8:00pm-12:00midnight

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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,
Voluntary and Community Resource Service Department

Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Veterans DriveMinneapolis, MN 55417

(44.90206,-93.20456)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 4-hour shift once per week for a minimum of 6 months

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