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Position #: 2209
OrganizationRoyal Jubilee Hospital - Volunteer Resources (VIHA)
Position: Renal Dialysis - Renal Dialysis
Location: 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: Created from the shared core beliefs of our staff, physicians, volunteers, and Board of Directors, Island Health's vision, purpose and values are the guiding principles we use to provide the highest quality health care services to the populations we serve.
Our Vision
Excellent health and care for everyone, everywhere, every time.

Our Purpose
To provide superior health care through innovation, teaching and research and a commitment to quality and safety—creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those we touch.

Our Values
C.A.R.E. guides everything we do:

Courage: To do the right thing—to change, innovate and grow.

Aspire: To the highest degree of quality and safety.

Respect:To value each individual and bring trust to every relationship.

Empathy:To give the kind of care we would want for our loved ones
Description: Patients have to have this saving treatment for 4hours, three times a week and can get bored! We are looking for volunteers who aim to interact with patients, spend time with them and engage in activities that will help to ease the boredom and may even provide an opportunity for patients (and volunteers)to learn new things. The volunteers in the unit also have an important role in guiding patients to weigh in and ensure they are comfortable and in the correct area for treatment.
Training Details: 8hours Online training. Assignment guide manual:specific program manual.
New volunteers are assigned a mentor, who is usually the volunteer team leader or an experienced volunteer. The 2 will meet with the Manager of Volunteer Resources for initial training. Further training with mentor volunteer are available if required.
Working Conditions: Volunteer are encouraged to have a 2hours shift on weekdays.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support
Skill(s): Motivate Others, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.viha.ca/Volunteer_resources/opportunities/volunteer_rjh.html
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Ciara Stewart
Phone: 250-370-8407
Address: 1952 Bay Street, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Royal Block, 453A Victoria, V8R 1J8
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