Surgical Complex PACU volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Misericordia Health Centre
Address: 99 Cornish Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1A2
Organizational Description: Misericordia Health Centre is a leading provider of diverse health-care services within the Winnipeg Health Region specializing in a unique out-patient programs as well as care designed to meet the needs of an aging population.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4765
Description of Duties:

- On request transport or escort discharged patients from PACU to appropriate entry point
- Disinfect equipment as necessary to adhere to infection control practices
- Assist with changing linen on stretchers, push/pull stretchers as needed
- Provide juice/water and cookies to patients
- Maintain snack area by keeping it neat and sanitized by using appropriate disinfecting protocols
- Wiping down tables and chairs in the snack area

Skills Required:

- Respectful of diverse cultures
- Interest in health care
- Enthusiastic learner
- Team player with the ability to work independently
- Positive and confident attitude
- Patience, tolerance and empathy
- Physical ability to stand, walk for long periods of time as needed
- Good command of the English Language - alternate languages are welcome

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

- Health care experience, especially for those wanting to work in a PACU
- Customer service skills

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- Downtown
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Online: