Amy Pomerantz,
Critical Care Connection Volunteer,
"I'm transitioning to a career change in the field of nursing and feel that volunteering is a great way to get my feel wet and learn more about the profession.  I also find the volunteer program extremely fulfilling on a personal level as it is very imporant for me to make a difference and help people."


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Critical Care Connection Volunteer Program

It takes an integrated team of dedicated experts to care for critically ill patients. As a Critical Care Connection Volunteer you will be responsible for a variety of activities that promote excellence in patient care, education, and advocacy. With the support and leadership of the Clinical Director of the ICU, Nurse Manager, Chaplains, and Patient Representatives, volunteers will be key players as you interact with patients, their families, physicians, and nurses, in this emotionally charged environment.

Critical Care Connection Volunteers should be:

  • Mission Driven
  • Attentive Listeners
  • Advocacy Focused
  • Able to aid families on this emotional roller coaster

Requirements:
We are seeking mature college students, working professionals, and post bachelor students preparing for careers in medicine with previous patient care experience.

Minimum Age: at least 19 years old

Minimum Time: Two 4 hour shifts per week for a total of 150 hours

Times: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Program Best Suited for:
College Students, Pre-Med Students, and Working Professionals