Loving Spoon Feeding Volunteer Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center


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:

(Send an email to: Vhaaugvoluntaryservice@va.gov if you are interested in this position.)

Time Requirements:

Breakfast 0700-0800

Lunch 1200-1300

Dinner 1700-1600

Specific Duties:

Please continue on separate sheet if additional space is needed.

Set up assistive devices to aid patients who require moderate assistance

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

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

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

Knowledge of how to activate call light system for assistance

Provide Assistance with Laundry requirements

Escort patients

Qualifications & Training Required:

Annual Volunteer Training (to include Hand Hygiene)

PPE Competency

Skills

  • Veteran Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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