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Auxiliary Volunteer Opportunities

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BREAST CARE CENTER
Monday–Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1-4 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Volunteers act as gracious hostesses, help patients disrobe, confirm appointments and do some stocking and filing. Walking and light lifting.

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (ED)
Seven days a week 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-5 p.m.; 5-8 p.m.; 8-11 p.m.
Volunteers provide liaison between doctors, triage nurse or persons undergoing emergency treatment with the families. Assist in non-medical functions, as requested. Some paperwork. Sitting, bending, walking and pushing wheelchairs.

FOUNTAIN COURT
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-10 a.m.; 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; 12-2 p.m.
Evenings 4-6 p.m.; 6-8 p.m.;
Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-5 p.m.; 5-9 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 3-7 p.m.

Volunteers serve families and friends of patients, hospital visitors, and hospital staff by taking orders, serving food to table, bussing and cleaning tables. Stocking, making shakes, smoothies and coffee drinks. Running cash register. Much walking, standing, and bending.

GIFT SHOP
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-5 p.m.; 5-8 p.m.;
Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Volunteers sell all sorts of desirable gifts for patients, staff and guests, including plush toys and other gifts for all occasions; greeting cards; jewelry and more. Previous sales experience not necessary. Workers are taught to use cash register, debit and credit cards, and all the other details. Must be able to stand for long periods, bend, and do light lifting.

MOBILE HEALTH MOBILE CLINIC
Monday: Veteran's Transition Center in Marina, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Walmart in Marina, 1:30-6 p.m.
Tuesday: Dennis the Menace Park in Monterey, 1-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: MPC, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday: Walgreens in Seaside, 2:30-7 p.m.
The Mobile Clinic provides basic medical services to the underserved members of our community.  Volunteers meet the bus at various locations around the county and will need reliable transportation.  Primary functions are:  Assisting with set up of equipment, welcoming and registration of patients, assisting patients through the process, and equipment take down at the end of each clinic.  Each volunteer should be able to go up and own the steps and be able to stand for several hours if necessary.  Fluency in Spanish is very helpful.  This service is particularly enjoyable for those volunteers who are seeking patient contact.

NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE
MondaySaturday 8 a.m.–12 p.m.; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Volunteers deliver a newspaper to each patient and to other locations every morning except Sunday. They supply magazines from the magazine cart to each patient and to waiting areas. They prepare magazines for circulation. It is an enjoyable service with much patient contact. Walking, lifting, and bending.

OFFICE
Monday–Thursday 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Volunteers provide administrative assistance to all other services.  General office and clerical tasks including preparing correspondence and service schedules, responding to telephone inquiries, ordering supplies, distributing mail, copying documents.  Computer experience needed for performing word processing and other tasks.  Training on Volgistics will be given.  Volgistics is used to maintain Volunteer records and used to compile reports, schedules and emailing volunteers. Sitting, bending, stooping, and some walking. Working knowledge of office equipment.

OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER
Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m.–12 p.m.; 12–4 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Volunteers in this active service serve as a liaison between patients, their families and friends, and the nursing and medical staff at the Center. There is considerable walking and using wheelchairs to discharge patients.

RECEPTI0N DESK
Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; 1–5 p.m.; 4:30–6:30 p.m.; 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; 1–5 p.m.
Volunteers assist in the transport of patients. Greet visitors. Provide directions to patients and visitors to rooms and departments. Answer questions about the hospital. Accept and deliver flowers and e.cards. Answer telephones. Use the Reception Desk computer. Perform other duties, as needed. All the above functions will be taught to you during your training period. Much escorting, standing, and pushing wheelchairs.

REHABILITATION SERVICES:

HARTNELL REHABILITATION SERVICE
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Volunteers provide assistance to Occupational Therapy
Rehabilitation staff, aides, and patients in various rehab programs including turnover and cleaning rooms post-treatment, escorting patients, stocking supplies, general clinic support and clean up. Up to 50% of shift time will be helping with state-mandated clerical duties. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods to do light lifting.

MARINA REHABILITATION SERVICE
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-4 p.m.; 3:30-6 p.m.

Volunteers provide assistance to rehabilitation staff, aides, and patients in various rehab programs including such duties as turnover and cleaning rooms post-treatment; giving tours, especially of the pool area, general clinic support and clean up. When time permits, various clerical duties will be requested on an as-needed basis. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods and do light lifting.

SALINAS REHABILITATION SERVICE
Monday–Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Volunteers provide assistance to rehabilitation staff, aides, and patients in various rehab programs including such duties as turnover and cleaning rooms post-treatment; giving tours, especially of the pool area, general clinic support and clean up. When time permits, various clerical duties will be requested on an as-needed basis. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods and do light lifting.

PATIENT COMPANIONS
2-hour shifts or longer – 7 days a week 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Preferably at meal times

A program aimed to support the nursing staff to improve patient experience and to encourage independence and dignity by providing that extra bit of help and companionship to our patients.  The nursing staff will guide the volunteer to which patients may require a companion.  This is determined by the patients needs with eating, ambulating and for those patients who may otherwise have very few visitors.  The volunteer can help with eating (except the patients with dysphagia), walking patients who have orders to ambulate independently, take patients in wheelchairs for a visit at the fish pond, and play games with the patients. Walking, sitting, standing and pushing wheelchairs

SOUTH PAVILION (SSU-SHORT STAY UNIT, MOR-MAIN OPERATING ROOM, PACU-POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT)
Monday–Friday 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 12:30–5 p.m.

Volunteers supervise the surgery waiting room providing liaison between the doctor or nurse and family members and friends of patients undergoing surgery. Walking and sitting.

TELECARE
Every day–7 days a week. 8-10 a.m. or until calls are completed

Volunteers telephone individuals handicapped by age or other infirmities to check on their well-being. Sit and use the telephone for the entire shift.

TYLER HEART INSTITUTE
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-5 p.m.

Volunteers greet patients and visitors, answer phones, maintain the area and display materials. They notify the administrative desk when patients arrive. Sitting and using the telephone and minimal walking for the entire shift.

Commitment:

The Auxiliary asks that each member commits to a volunteer schedule that meets the requirements of the individual service. The minimum for all services is two times per month.

 

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Contact the Auxiliary office at (831) 625-4555 

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