Mercy Seeks New Volunteers

Mercy Seeks New Volunteers

Posted on: May 3, 2011

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is currently seeking volunteers to serve at the medical center’s information desk, patient transport, emergency, human resources, information services, mail room and volunteer services departments. Training will be provided for all positions.

Information desk volunteers need to have computer knowledge, good telephone etiquette and good customer service skills. Positions are available during different shifts, including evenings and weekends.

Patient wheelchair transporters will learn their way around the hospital and transport patients throughout the medical center. Current openings are 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays and Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Mercy Emergency Department is seeking a liaison to welcome patients, visit waiting rooms and serve as a liaison between the patients and visitors and emergency department staff. Applicants should have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable in a busy environment.

Mercy Human Resources is seeking a virtual liaison to help update digital signage located within the hospital. Applicants should possess excellent computer (Microsoft Word and PowerPoint), writing and editing skills. Scheduling is flexible.

Mercy Information Services is offering an unpaid student internship. Students will gain experience working with technology, such as PC performance and maintenance, troubleshooting inquiries, and in customer service, installation and hardware set-up. Applicants must complete an intern volunteer application and a program agreement must exist between the school and Mercy Medical Center prior to the start of the internship.

Mercy Mail Room is seeking a volunteer available from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays to deliver newspapers to patient rooms. Position requires considerable walking.

Mercy Volunteer Services is seeking a department liaison with good customer service skills, computer knowledge (including Microsoft Office software), and the ability to multi-task in a busy office environment.

Over 580 active volunteers provide valuable services to Mercy Medical Center’s patients, visitors and staff at the hospital’s main campus and satellite locations. Volunteer applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and additional help is always needed. For a complete list of volunteer open positions, or for more information about Mercy Volunteer Services, call Whitney Romine, program coordinator, at 330-489-1182 or email whitney.romine@cantonmercy.org. Prospective volunteers can submit a volunteer application at cantonmercy.org. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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