Volunteers help enhance the patient and family experience on the Medical/Oncology unit. Volunteers may greet patients and family, answer phones, answer call lights, deliver flower to patient rooms, accompanying patients walking, passing waters, and assist in discharge.
The main purpose for this shift would be to escort patients from the GI Center to GI West. Other tasks may also include cleaning rooms, making beds, folding linen, stocking supplies and making food trays for patients.
To provide patient support to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. This may include sitting with the patient, holding their hand, talking with the patient on the phone, sharing personal stories about one’s own experience and assisting in comfort measures that are meaningful to the patient. The volunteer would not be responsible for any direct patient care requiring medical knowledge or provide medical information.
Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: Varies
Aged 19 and up. must be referred by Edith Sanford Breast Health