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1341 Clark Street
Cambridge, OH 43725

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Volunteer Service

Although most of the work done at Southeastern Med is carried out by trained medical professionals, there are certain areas where we could use your help! If you're at least 16 years or older and are looking for a volunteer opportunity in Southeastern Ohio, we have exciting and rewarding volunteer positions for you.  

There are many reasons to volunteer and you should consider applying if you are:

  • Looking to build your resume
  • Interested in a career in medicine or health care
  • Retired and miss working with others in the Guernsey County area
  • Simply wanting to give back to your Cambridge community

The benefits of becoming a volunteer at Southeastern Med include:

  • Free meals
  • Discounts at our gift shop and OTC items in the pharmacy
  • Free flu and pneumonia vaccinations
  • Opportunities to learn new skills
  • Service award programs
  • Special dinner events
  • Educational programs

 

How Our Volunteers Help

Volunteers help add that special touch to the services we provide for patients and visitors of our hospital. The warm smiles and positive attitudes of volunteers can significantly improve a patient's experience at Southeastern Med. Volunteers help by:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Giving directions
  • Escorting patients around the medical center
  • Spending time with patients in need of support
  • Acting as a liaison between staff, patients and family members in the emergency room, intensive care and surgery departments
  • Assisting patients and staff on patient care units
  • Delivering flowers or cards to patients
  • Operating our shuttle service
  • Working on special projects like information packets, first aid kits and promotion items

 

How to Volunteer

If you're interested in becoming a hospital volunteer, please call the volunteer office for an application at 740.439.8147.
Requirements for volunteers include:

  • An interview
  • Orientation program and training
  • Health tests (paid for by medical center)
  • Please consider volunteering to help our Southeastern Med patients who need your caring hands.

Volunteer Positions

Emergency Department

Our emergency department needs volunteers to act as a liaison between customers and our staff by providing specific directions, information and assistance to patients and visitors entering the emergency department waiting area.

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Information Desk

Volunteers at the information desk greet visitors and patients upon their arrival and direct them to appropriate or requested locations. Volunteers in this position also run errands for various departments.

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Intensive Care

Volunteers in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) provide directions, information and assistance to visitors entering the ICU waiting area and act as a liaison between visitors and ICU staff. We need dependable and caring volunteers for this position.

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Nursing Units

Our nursing units work hard to provide exceptional care, but they can always use an extra pair of hands. We need energetic and caring individuals to help our nursing staff keep our patients healthy and comfortable.

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Outpatient Registration

This is a great position for detail-oriented individuals who like to keep busy and work with people. Volunteers at Outpatient Registration greet patients and enter them into our computerized tracking system.

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Shuttle Service

Volunteers who love being outside should consider this position. Shuttle service volunteering involves providing transportation for patients to and from the medical center and parking areas.

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Surgery Waiting Room

Volunteers looking for an exciting and fast-paced position will enjoy working in the Surgery Waiting room where they act as the main liaison between the surgery staff and families.

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