Seven Oaks General Hospital Urgent Care Ambassador

Organization Details
Organization Name: Seven Oaks General Hospital
Address: 2300 McPhillips Street
Winnipeg MB  R2V 3M3
Website: http://www.sogh.ca
Organizational Description:
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4972
   
Description of Duties:

Duties/Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of staff, the volunteer may assist with tasks such as:
•Welcome visitors to the Urgent Care and ask if they need to see a doctor. Ask them to sit in the reserved front row brown chairs and have their Manitoba Health card ready. Ask them to remove their jacket if they are wearing one because they will have their blood pressure taken at triage.
•Remember to smile; a smile conveys warmth.
•Report to Triage or Charge Nurse upon arrival and end of shift
•At the beginning of your shift, approach each patient and visitor in the Urgent Care Waiting Area.
•Introduce yourself as a volunteer. Ask if there is anything you can do to make them more comfortable.
•Answer non-medical questions for patients and their family members.
•Please approach and welcome each new patient and visitor when they enter the Urgent Care waiting Area.

   
Skills Required:

•Excellent people and communication skills
•The ability to solve problems in a calm, respectful manner
•Good command of the English language
•Physical ability to porter (transport) patients in a wheelchair
•Ability to work independently
•An outgoing personality with comfort in initiating contact with others is strongly desired
•Being a self-starter, with the ability to anticipate and identify the potential needs of the public

   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Ability to see how an Urgent Care department works.

   
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=f6beed61-289d-496f-b32b-246d286a1738&ApplicationFormNumber=1
Closing Date: Mar 1, 2024