CT Scan Volunteer

(Guelph General Hospital)

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Position ID: V-GUE2527 Last Modified: 05 Feb 2018 Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementProvide a positive patient experience!
ContactLaura Hutchings, Director, Volunteer Resources, Student Registration & Spiritual Care, Guelph General Hospital; Phone: (519) 837-6440 ext 2398; Email: lhutchings@gghorg.ca
Duties• Visit with patients prior to and after scan, especially if they are alone. 
• Receive each patient by name (if possible) in a welcoming manner.  
Take their information sheets from them and usher them to waiting room. 
• Give the consent form to the patient to read  
• Inform patients where they can keep their clothing during the scan 
• Make sure patient is dressed properly for their scan (ie: proper clothing/jewellery removed)  
• Check to see if a patient who is waiting in a gown for any length of time is cold and get a warm blanket if necessary. 
• Keep waiting room, change cubicles, stretchers tidy.  
• Keep ample supply of gowns, pens, paper, etc., at request of staff 
• Answer general questions
Benefits• Support the work of the CT staff, so they can focus on the medical treatment of patients 
• Comforting a patient or family member/friend throughout the CT process  
• Free parking 
• Free beverage on your shift 
• Opportunity for ongoing educational/training sessions
ClientsPatients, visitors, staff
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestHealth Care
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm) 
Saturday: (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm) 
Sunday: (9 am - 12 pm, 12 - 2 pm, 2 - 4 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
LocationGuelph General Hospital
Number of PositionsGuelph: 15 individual(s) 
 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
CostCost for uniform - $25 for vest or $20 for scrub shirt 
There may be a cost for health care provider to complete preplacement medical form (we are not able to reimburse)
Police CheckRequired
Display Until31 Dec 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph General Hospital
Office PhoneReception and patient inquiries 519-822-5350 * Automated telephone 519-837-6440 * Emergency 519-837-6420
E-Mailinfo@gghorg.ca
Websitewww.gghorg.ca
Address & Map
115 Delhi St
Guelph, ON N1E 4J4
 
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