HCH Outpatient Unit
Location: Eckerd Living Center/Highlands Cashiers Hospital
Volunteer Services
  • Assist with organizing paperwork, supplies and materials 
  • Read to patients or help them write letters
  • Assist patients with activities (i.e. art projects, puzzles)
  • Deliver mail, newspapers, magazines and flowers/gifts to patients
  • Deliver additional warm blankets and pillows to patients if requested
  • Restock blankets into warmers as needed
  • Bring patients extra water, ice, refreshments or snacks after receiving permission from the nurse
  • Restock patient refreshment center as needed
  • Guide hospital visitors or tour groups
  • Staff waiting rooms and information areas
  • Maintain neatness of waiting rooms and information areas-arrange newspapers, magazines etc.
  • Listen and talk with patients, family and visitors
  • Bring any issues to the attention of Registration or Front Desk employees
  • Prepare coffee and maintain the coffee supplies in areas where made available
  • Help family and visitors to patient areas
  • Assist with directions for patients, family and visitors
  • Assist with patient transport
  • Assist patients and visitors in wheelchairs
  • Gather wheelchairs
  • Take paper and other items to recycling bins

Times needed:
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