Job: Auxillary - Escort and Errand - Volunteer Services

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Job Description

Department:
Volunteer Services

Job Details:
  • Kootenai Health Volunteer- Auxiliary - Escort and Errand

    Duties:

    Answering telephone
    Transporting patients
    Running general errands upon request
    Performs other related duties as requested

    Qualifications:

    Physical Requirements:
    Must be able to push patients in wheelchairs.
    Must be able to walk long distances to perform essential functions.

    No formal education or experience required.

    Other requirements:
    Must be able to read, write and understand written directions.
    Must possess good communication skills.
    Must observe patient and visitor rights to confidentiality.
    Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with visitors and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines and understand all hospital and department policies.

    All volunteers must complete orientation as well as department specific training.

    As a volunteer, although unlikely, you may be exposed to blood, body tissues or fluids, hazardous waste materials, sudden fluctuations in temperature, outside weather radiation, toxins, poisonous substances, dust, chemicals, bodily injury, and loud or unpleasant noises.

    Volunteers report to the Director of Volunteer Services.

    To meet performance expectations, volunteer must be able to perform the duties required of this volunteer opportunity.



Duties:

Answering telephone
Transporting patients
Running general errands upon request
Performs other related duties as requested



Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to push patients in wheelchairs.
Must be able to walk long distances to perform essential functions.

No formal education or experience required.

Other requirements:
Must be able to read, write and understand written directions.
Must possess good communication skills.
Must observe patient and visitor rights to confidentiality.
Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with visitors and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines and understand all hospital and department policies.

All volunteers must complete orientation as well as department specific training.

As a volunteer, although unlikely, you may be exposed to blood, body tissues or fluids, hazardous waste materials, sudden fluctuations in temperature, outside weather radiation, toxins, poisonous substances, dust, chemicals, bodily injury, and loud or unpleasant noises.

Volunteers report to the Director of Volunteer Services.

To meet performance expectations, volunteer must be able to perform the duties required of this volunteer opportunity.



 

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