Pet Therapy Volunteer

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Allegheny General Hospital

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AGH Pet Therapy Volunteer Program welcomes trained and certified dogs to provide comfort, companionship, and safe therapeutic recreation to enhance the physical, emotional, and social well-being of clinically appropriate acute care and ambulatory patients. Dogs must be certified, have all vaccinations/immunizations, current dog license and be in good health.

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About Allegheny General Hospital

Location:

320 E. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, US

Mission Statement

Allegheny Health Network is a team of care givers committed to improving health and promoting wellness in our communities, one person at a time. We pledge to consistently deliver safe, compassionate quality healthcare by treating the whole person - body, mind and spirit. Motto ~ "Caring People Caring for You"

Description

Allegheny General Hospital is a 576-bed academic medical center serving Pittsburgh and the surrounding five-state area and the flagship of the Allegheny Health Network.

Founded in 1885 on Pittsburgh's historic North Side, the hospital has earned an international reputation for excellence and innovation in the care of patients, medical education and research. Allegheny General has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of "America's Best Hospitals" for nine clinical specialties. The hospital has also been lauded as one of America's top 25 medical centers by the AARP's Modern Maturity magazine.

As an academic medical center, Allegheny General Hospital trains tomorrow's healthcare practitioners using the most innovative and cutting-edge technology. Volunteering at Allegheny General Hospital enriches and supports the hospital, and it can also enrich your own life by making you a part of this high-energy, multidisciplinary organization.

Allegheny General Hospital offers a flexible volunteer program designed to accommodate the schedules and abilities of individuals age 16 and older! The Volunteer Resources Department blends your individual talents with the needs of both the patient and the hospital in more than 75 areas throughout our facility, creating a customized volunteer experience to match your personal interests.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Allegheny General Hospital320 E. North AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15212

(40.45745,-80.00327)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 visits monthly

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