What Do Volunteers Do?

  1. Transport patients via wheelchair to appointments.

  2. Greet, direct and provide way-finding for patients and visitors.

  3. Maintain cleanliness of patient and public waiting areas.

  4. Escort/walk patients and visitors to clinic locations.

  5. Discharge patients to third floor lobby / UWMC entrance.

  6. Deliver flowers, mail, books and magazines to patients.

  7. Deliver charts, specimens and supplies throughout medical center.

  8. File paperwork/charts, enter data and answer telephones for clinics.

  9. Assist nurses, PCTs, HAs and MAs with non-direct patient care duties.

  10. Stock blanket warmers and nutrition supplies on nursing units.

  11. Wipe down wheelchairs, stretchers and equipment in Surgery areas.

  12. Act as a liaison between patient families and medical center staff (special training and long-term commitment required).