HCH Pharmacy
Location: Eckerd Living Center/Highlands Cashiers Hospital
Volunteer Services

Tasks will vary depending on the Department that volunteers are assigned. If volunteers are uncertain of any duties, they need to contact the Volunteer Coordinator (526-1305) for clarification.

The following are examples of duties that our volunteers perform:

* Assist with organizing paperwork, supplies and materials

* Read to patients or help them write letters

* Assist patients with activities (i.e. bingo, 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

` Remove Labels from cassettes - clean cassettes and have them ready for reloading.

* 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:
  Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Contact: Jean MacLeod
Executive Assistant
75 Hickory Dr.
Highlands, NC 28741
(828) 526-1345 (Work)
(828) 526-6205 (Cell)