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Below is the volunteer information for MARICOPA MEDICAL CENTER.

Volunteer Phone: (602) 344-5348
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Volunteer Information: Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) volunteers who graciously donate their time make a difference and touch lives, all while gaining valuable firsthand experience. Day in and day out, our volunteers offer comforting smiles, words of encouragement and helping hands throughout the hospital. In 2015, MIHS volunteers provided a total of 33,866 hours of service in 33 different areas throughout the system. We firmly believe our volunteers are a key component to ensuring each patient’s healthcare experience is as personal, soothing and as clear-cut as possible. Volunteers interact with patients, families, physicians and staff in a variety of ways. Duties include greeting visitors, helping family members in surgery areas and emergency departments, and providing transportation for patients.Certified pet therapy, music enrichment and clown therapy are additional services offered by our volunteers. Research strongly indicates animal assisted therapy helps healing and lessens depression and fatigue. Music therapy is known to ease anxiety and even reduce the perception of pain. We realize hospitals can be an overwhelming place for a child, so our clown volunteers use humor and gentle play to minimize stress during hospitalization and treatment.. For more information about volunteer opportunities at this hospital, visit MARICOPA MEDICAL CENTER volunteer website now.
Volunteer Programs: Adult Volunteer Program; Junior Volunteer Program; Summer Volunteer Program
Volunteer Placements/Services: Reception; Emergency Department (Adult or Pediatric); Pediatrics; Surgery; Radiology; Pet Therapy Partners; Guest and Information Specialist; Transportation Services; Physical Therapy; Family Learning Center; Music Enrichment; Office Services; Other
Application Process: 1. Submit the volunteer application form. 2. Check the e-mail address you listed on the application for an invitation to our New Volunteer Discussion Session. 3. Please be sure to let our office know which date you will be attending the Discussion Session. You can do this by replying to the e-mail you receive or calling our office at 602-344-5348. 4. Arrange for and complete an interview with the Volunteer Services department to discuss possible service areas and your availability for volunteering. 5. Complete the required checklist items; these will be reviewed with you at your interview but may include the following: Health screening through our Employee Health office (no charge); Read the MIHS Volunteer Handbook and Behavior Standards; Complete online training; Secure and submit two letters of reference; Attend a new volunteer orientation. The MIHS office will complete a criminal background check (no charge) when all checklist items are completed. If you pass our background check, you will be scheduled for service placement and receive your badge, uniform, volunteer service area and schedule. Successfully completing your service area training may take up to 12-hours or three shifts.

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