Overview

The Moran Eye Center has two volunteer opportunities available. Volunteer to provide assistance and support to: the nursing staff at the John Moran Surgery Center or patients and visitors at the information desk.

Moran Surgery Center

Purpose

To provide assistance and support to the nursing staff at the John Moran Surgery Center

Reports to

RN supervisors and nurse manager

Days/Hours

Varying, Monday through Friday

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Introduce self as a volunteer to staff and patients
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality at all times
  • Direct patients and family to their destination (waiting areas, PACU, elevators, restrooms, and the like)
  • Stock supplies and run errands as needed and directed
  • Retrieve supplies for nurses
  • Give assistance to clerical staff when requested
  • Clean stretchers and provide with clean linen
  • Assist with meeting the patient's comfort needs (providing warm blankets, offering drinks when directed by RN.)
  • Inform waiting families regarding time delays in surgery  and the status of their family member having surgery

Moran Eye Center Information Desk

Purpose

To provide assistance and support to patients and visitors at the John A. Moran Eye Center information desk

Reports to

Barbara Korous, manager, administrative/academic support

Days/Hours

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: 10 am–2 pm

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Greet patients/visitors as they enter the Moran Eye Center
  • Help patients/visitors find the appropriate location of their visit
  • Take patients in wheelchairs or those who need assistance to the clinic/surgery areas
  • Look up patient appointments if patients are unsure where they are to go
  • Help keep the atrium area clear of obstructions, wheelchairs, and the like
  • Help stuff envelopes for patient correspondence mailings
  • Answer patient/visitor questions
  • Other assigned duties that will not interfere with taking care of each person who enters the Moran Eye Center