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Do you have students looking to go into a nursing or medical career? Wesley Medical Center offers a VolunTEEN Program. VolunTEENS must be 14-18 years old and have completed the 8th grade to be a part of the program. Require students to have a negative TB test within the last year (and provide documentation of that), purchase a red Wesley VolunTEEN polo for $16 to wear with khakis as their uniform, and pick 1 or 2 days during the week where they can volunteer 8 am to 4:30 pm over the summer. During the school year VolunTEENS may come in after school, on weekends, or days off from school. VolunTEENS are an important part of the healthcare team and lend a helping hand in many areas of the medical center. As members of the Guest Services Department, VolunTEENS serve as ambassadors of the hospital while they give their time and talents. VolunTEENS are young, eager, bright and enthusiastic, they give a lift to patients and staff that no one else can provide! VolunTEENS make a commitment to volunteer for at least 50 hours a year after orientation. They perform functions that assist healthcare professionals and further enhance the delivery of quality patient care.VolunTEENS help: Escort patients by wheelchair, Run errands for all departments, taking responsibility of patient charts and other important documents, Deliver flowers to patients, and Give directions to patients and visitors. After their first year at Wesley Medical Center, VolunTEENS may work in other departments in the hospital that have requested VolunTEENS; such as Pediatrics, Emergency Department, MICU, Radiology, Surgery Waiting Room, Women’s Hospital, and more.Currently have orientations scheduled May 31-June 6, 2016 from 9 am -Noon to accommodate all of our VolunTEENS. For more information contact Shanna at 316-962-3113 or via email at shanna.ireland@wesleymc.com to receive the volunteer application.

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