Volunteers play an important role in promoting emotional and physical well-being at OakBend Medical Center. They help us extend our mission of service to each other and the community by assisting in departments, escorting patients, serving as couriers, and managing the gift shop along with other fundraising activities. Most importantly, volunteers demonstrate care and concern to those in need. If you are interested in serving your community as a volunteer at OakBend Medical Center, please call (281) 633-4015 and ask for a member of the Volunteer Placement Committee.
Volunteers: The Heart of OakBend
What Makes A Good Volunteer?
• Have a sincere interest in people and helping others
• Be willing to accept hospital policies and procedures
• Have a sense of responsibility and dependability
• Have a professional and positive attitude about your commitment to the hospital, patients, and visitors
Summer Internship Program
OakBend Medical Center also offers a Summer Internship Program for students entering their junior or senior year of high school. This program is ideal for those interested in exploring a career in healthcare. This summer program allows students the opportunity to observe multiple hospital departments and learn how to work together for the best possible outcome of the patients and the community. For information on our Summer Internship Program, please click here.
• Gift Shop: Assist customers with purchases, answer questions regarding merchandise and shop policies.
• Ambassador: Greet public, assist in directing visitors, route phone calls, transporting patients and performing light clerical work.
• Courier: Assist in directing visitors, transporting patient mail/flowers, light clerical work, running errands to supplement the work of hospital personnel.
• ACE Unit: Assist nursing staff as well as perform scheduled activities with residents of all ages.
• ACU (Day Surgery): Assist nursing staff with clerical needs, assist with patient needs.
• Skilled Nursing Unit: Assist nursing staff as well as perform scheduled activities with residents of all ages.
• Pharmacy: Sort medications and place in proper bins, check expiration dates, deliver medications to Skilled Nursing, post doctor’s notes on patient charts and answer phone when needed.
• Rock the Baby: Hold and cuddle babies on the Labor and Delivery department and help new moms while they recover.