With each nursing or pre-med class you take, you become more excited to begin your career. Your program is giving you the skills and knowledge you’ll need to care for patients, but you can’t wait to gain experience outside the classroom.
There’s no need to wait until graduation to begin serving others. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities that you can take part in as a student. But not all will be gaining hands-on experience that shows future employers you’ll be a valuable addition to their workplace.
When you volunteer, you're providing health care and comfort to people who are in a state of physical weakness. Helping someone feel better is the top benefit of providing your services free of charge. You're also getting extra hands-on training and the ability to network within the medical field.
Volunteer tasks may include: interacting with patients, rounding on patient's rooms, answering calls, restocking supplies, assisting nursing staff with errands, and other tasks as assigned to help the unit run smoothly and allow staff to focus more time on patient care ...
Benefits of volunteering
- Gain confidence. Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
- Make a difference. ...
- Meet people. ...
- Be part of a community. ...
- Learn new skills. ...
- Take on a challenge. ...
- Have fun!
HOW DO YOU BECOME A VOLUNTEER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA MEDICAL CENTER ADULT TOWERS?
Step #1!!! – Email the Director of Adult Volunteer Services, Jonie Welle, at email@example.com.
Requirements prior to volunteering that are free of charge to all applicant volunteers:
- Background Check
- Drug Screen
- Employee Health Screen
MEDICAL CENTER VOLUNTEERS, INC., 700 NE 13THST., OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73104
A 501c3 Charitable Organization serving OU Health/The University of Oklahoma Medical Center