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Position #: 2228
OrganizationRoyal Jubilee Hospital - Volunteer Resources (VIHA)
Position: Aboriginal Health - Aboriginal Patient Visitor - In Patient Units
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: Volunteers of aboriginal ancestry provide patient support to aboriginal patients and their families.
Training Details: The two will meet with the Manager of Volunteer Resources for initial training.
Working Conditions: shift may depend on family or patient requests.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
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, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language
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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