Consider getting involved as an Ephraim McDowell Health volunteer:
You can play an important role in helping us provide quality health care to our patients: become a volunteer at either Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center or Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital. We have volunteer positions available during daytime, evening or weekend hours.
There are many ways to put your talents to use:
* Information Desk - Greet visitors, answer telephone calls and give directions to visitors
* Patient Escort – Greet and escort patients to various areas within the hospitals
* Gift Shop - Work as a regular member of the Gift Shop staff
* Made with Care - Sew and stuff pillows for surgery patients
* Tour Guides - Conduct tours of the medical center for new volunteers, special groups and other interested individuals
* Volunteens/Centre Corps - Assist staff in providing indirect patient care
* Scent With Care - Deliver floral arrangements and reading materials to patients; also provide clerical support to staff as requested
* Caring Hearts - Host/hostess who assists families in the surgery waiting area
* Patient Registration – Assist and escort patients in the registration area
* Patient Representative - Visit patients during their stay to gather opinions about hospital services
* BINGO – Host BINGO at McDowell Place once per month for HealthRewards
* Helping Hands – Clerical assistance to Volunteer Services Department and other assigned departments
* McDowell Place of Danville – Assigned duties by staff
* McDowell Wellness Center – Assigned duties by staff
* Cancer Care Center – Host/hostess who assists families in the Cancer Resource Room
* The Hope Clinic & Pharmacy - Assist clinical staff in meeting needs of patients
* Ephraim McDowell Diagnostic Center – Assist staff at the Diagnostic Center by registering patients and escorting them to proper areas
The Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary has served Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center since 1955, through both volunteer service and fundraising. Now at more than 350 members, the Auxiliary provides vital support services:
* E-card Greeting Service - Volunteers print and deliver e-card greetings submitted on the hospital's website to patients daily Monday through Friday.
* Scholarships - The Auxiliary offers an annual scholarship to a Danville High School, Kentucky School for the Deaf, and Boyle County High School senior pursuing careers in health care. The Auxiliary also offers the Sherry Colleen Durbin Memorial Scholarship (Sherry Colleen Durbin was a Boyle County High School student who died as the result of a trampoline accident.) The scholarship is awarded to a high school student interested in pursuing a career in health care.
Dues for Auxiliary membership are $4 for active members, $5 for Associate members and $100 for life membership.
Click here to view our EMRMC Auxiliary Handbook
The Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary is ideal for people with warm hearts who find purpose and joy in helping others. Our Auxiliary has served Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital since 1963, through both volunteer service and fund-raisers. We have more than 200 members and always welcome new ones.
The Auxiliary provides many important services that enhance the care provided to patients, their family members and visitors:
* Gift Shop - In the front lobby, featuring a variety of gift items
* Stitched with Love - Sew and stuff pillows for surgery patients and make wheelchair and walker bags and caps for babies born in the hospital
* Information Desk - Greet visitors, answer and direct telephone calls
* Music Service – Sing to residents at local nursing homes
* Any Patient Card Program – Distribute cards made by elementary school students to patients
* Patient Escort – Escort patients and visitors to different areas of the hospital
* Scholarship - The Auxiliary also offers a Health Care Scholarship to a Lincoln County High School senior pursuing a career in health care.
Dues for Auxiliary membership are $5 for active members and $6 for associate members.
STEP 1: Application and Orientation
This step must be completed before you are placed into volunteer service. Completing this process, however, does not guarantee that you will be accepted to be a volunteer.
We have setup an Online Application Process for all of prospective volunteer's to complete. This process is broken down into 5 steps that include the following:
At the end of each step, click the "Continue" button to advance to the next section.
STEP 2: Interview
After completing the application and orientation, please call Theresa Conder at (859)239-1231 to schedule an interview with the Director of Volunteer Services.
STEP 3: Schedule your required immunizations and other task-specific training.
STEP 4: Dress Code
All volunteers must purchase an Auxiliary smock or vest with an Auxiliary emblem and nametag. The price ranges from $17.75 to $23.00, depending on the type of garment purchased and the size. To view the dress code standards, click here .