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About the Position
Position #: 1868
OrganizationCape Breton Regional Hospital - Nova Scotia Health Authority
Position: VolunTEEN Wellness Program
Location: 1482 George Street, Sydney, NS, Canada
Impact Statement: Volunteer opportunities across NSHA are as diverse as the volunteers themselves. There are over 7,000 dedicated and highly motivated people sharing talents, building skills, enhancing the patient and family experience, and strengthening the community.
Description: • Assist with set up of meals and feeding patients
• Encourage and assist patients to wash their hands
• Set up and mobilize the hydration cart
• Assist with mobilization of patients
• Identify the task(s) completed with each patient
• Complete end-of-shift report
• Provide support and companionship to patients.
• Ensure call bells are within reach of patient
• Tidy up the patient’s bedside table and night stand
• Refill any empty alcohol based hand-rub machines
• Assist staff with re-stocking of linen cart, blanket warmer, nutrition
room cupboards, etc.
Training Details: Orientation and training provided jointly by Volunteer Services, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy staff.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Shifts are a minimum of two hours weekly; however, volunteers may choose to spend more time if they wish as long as there is space in the schedule.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Accountability, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website: http://www.nshealth.ca/volunteer
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Eastern Zone Admin
Phone: 902-567-8160
Address: 1482 George Street Sydney, B1P 1P3
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