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Escort

Last Updated 6/16/2010 4:05:11 PM


Locations: Los Gatos and Mountain View
 
Service Summary
The volunteer assists the hospital staff by fulfilling many, widely varying-priority errands all over the hospital during each shift. The volunteer also gives non-medical assistance to discharged patients, taking them in wheelchairs to the curb in front of the hospital.
 
Key Qualifications
  • Mature, caring, dependable, and people-oriented, with good communication skills.
  • Must be able to walk throughout the hospital during a three- to four-hour shift.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised, multi-task, and relate tactfully to patients, their family and friends, as well to as the medical staff.
 
Job Description

Escort: When serving in this capacity, you would fulfill a wide variety of tasks for patients and hospital staff, such as taking discharged patients in wheelchairs from the nursing unit to the curb in front of the hospital; delivering sealed specimens from a nursing unit to the laboratory; transporting films and CDs from Radiology to different departments; delivering patient belongings to their assigned floor; answering phones; delivering EKGs and charts; delivering time-sensitive mail and complimentary newspapers; and performing numerous similar tasks.

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The El Camino Hospital Auxiliary needs you, apply today! Positions available at both our Mountain View and Los Gatos campuses.

Image of Auxiliary volunteer at the CCU desk

Image of Auxiliary Volunteer helping a patient

 

Image of Auxiliary volunteer helping guide a guest of the hospital