Loving Spoon Feeding Program


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Augusta VA Medical Center950 15th StreetAugusta, GA 30901

About

Job Title:

SCI Feeding Program Assistant

#of Vol. wanted

3-4

Purpose of

Assignment:

  • To assist nursing staff with feeding Veterans with limited upper body movement
  • To aid in the delivery of timely service to our Veterans with meal service

Using Service:

SCI Nursing Administration

Department & Location:

SCI Department Downtown Division

Site Supervisor and Phone:

Tasha Baker Boone, Associate Nurse Executive

706-733-0188 ext. 2396

Time Requirements:

Breakfast 0700-0800

Lunch 1200-1300

Dinner 1700-1600

Specific Duties:

Please continue on separate sheet if additional space is needed.

v Set up assistive devices to aid patients who require moderate assistance

v Communicate with nursing staff the proportion of meal that is consumed by veteran

v Wear appropriate PPE when entering a patient’s room in a contact isolation room

v Ensure that patient’s body alignment is conducive for meal consumption

v Knowledge of how to activate call light system for assistance

v Provide Assistance with Laundry requirements

v Escort patients

Qualifications & Training Required:

Annual Volunteer Training (to include Hand Hygiene)

PPE Competency

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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