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Every Patient Deservers a Friendly Face. Become a Unit Support Volunteer!

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ORGANIZATION: United Hospital

  • 13 people are interested

Show that you care and make a difference by volunteering to support unit staff with non-patient care related tasks. Gain a unique and invaluable perspective on health and make meaningful connections with both staff and patients. The unit support volunteer supports staff by keeping supply room stocked, providing a friendly face to patients, running errands throughout the hospital, and assisting with discharging patients.

Current Units with availability:

Cardio ICU Unit
FULL

Station 3500/3940 is a 26 bed intermediate care plus 6 bed ICU unit. We care for cardiac telemetry patients, intermediate care, and post-cardiac surgical ICU patients.

Shifts: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm-3pm

Cardiac Telemetry Unit
FULL
The Cardiac 3300/3400 unit is a 44-bed cardiac telemetry unit with 22 beds on each side. "We are a very busy unit with great staff who will be so grateful to have support from a volunteer."

Shifts: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm-3pm

Neuro/Spine Unit
FULL

The neuro/spine unit is a 32 bed unit caring for patients who have had strokes and spine surgery. The team values their positive atmosphere and culture of teamwork to ensure patients have a positive experience. Many of our patients would appreciate the extra time this unit support could provide to play games and keep them company when loved ones are not able to be present.

Shifts:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am-2pm

*Age Requirement for Neuro/Spine* volunteers might interact with patients with dementia and other brain disorders, volunteers must be at least 17 years old.


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About United Hospital

Location:

333 North Smith Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102, US

Mission Statement

We serve our community by providing exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care.

Description

The Volunteer Center at United hospital trains and places volunteers who assist in meeting the needs of patients and guests.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

United Hospital, Part of Allina Health333 N. Smith AvenueSt. Paul, MN 55102

(44.93692,-93.10957)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • One three hour shift per week for a minimum of one semester or 6 months
  • Health Clearance (immunizations/TB test/FLU), orientation quiz

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