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Emergency Department Volunteer - Lyell McEwin Hospital

Northern Healthcare VOLUNTEER Association
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As an Emergency Department volunteer you will be provided with training from established Emergency Department volunteers and greatly assisted in starting your role.

Duties include:

  • Sitting and conversing with a person who has a need to talk
  • Listening to a person who has a need to talk
  • Offering clients refreshments as applicable, when checked with nursing staff
  • Making telephone calls on behalf of clients
  • Orienting relatives and friends to available Health Service facilities
  • Assisting with the supervision of children who may be unsupervised due to parent’s treatment, if during playroom hours that may be an option
  • Assisting with older individuals who may be confused, disoriented or alone