Hand Hygiene Observation Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
Address: c/o MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Website: http://www.wrha.mb.ca
Organizational Description: The WRHA delivers and administers health servcies in the Winnipeg region.

WRHA Volunteer Services coordinates volunteer placements in Community Health and Corporate programs as well as the Breast Health Centre and Pan Am Clinic.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Volunteers would assist with Hand Hygiene promotion by completing the Hand Hygiene observation tool while in population and public health settings, primarily immunization clinics.
Skills Required: 1)Experience or interest in health care is an asset
2)Effective interpersonal communication skills
3)Ability to understand, give direction and express oneself in English in a clear concise manner
4)Ability to follow directions and pay attention to details in order to provide consistency
5)Ability to be discreet and conduct observations without intruding on nurse-client interactions.
6)Ability to work with minimum supervision
7)Good organizational skills
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Increase knowledge of Infection Prevention & Control, specifically the importance of hand hygiene in the
prevention of disease.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Volunteers perform this role at the school immunization clinics taking place in April and May 2019 in the various community areas within the City. Clinics take place Monday to Friday between 8:45am and 12:00pm and volunteers sign up for 3 to 4 shifts during the months of April and May. A 2 hour training session is provided in order to perform the role.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Phone: 204-787-7247
Online: www.wrha.mb.ca/careers/volunteer/apply.php
Closing Date: Apr 18, 2019