SANTA MARIA, CA – October 17, 2019 – Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is actively seeking volunteers with a desire to donate time and special talents in more than 20 departments throughout the hospital.
The hospital is currently recruiting community members to join the dedicated volunteer force and further enhance patient care and hospital operations in the following departments: Bariatric Program, Breast Imaging, Business Office, Employee Health, Foundation, Infection Control, Infusion, Main Lobby, Mended Hearts, Mission Hope Cancer Center, Outpatient Lobby, Pathology, Patient Satisfaction (Kindness Cart), Perinatal Center, Pet Therapy Program, Plaza Surgery Center, Pre-Admission Clinic, Post-Acute Care Team, and TLC- Crafts. In addition, volunteers who can offer bilingual Spanish-language support are needed.
Volunteer shifts are typically four hours in duration and are scheduled during the hospital’s daily visiting hours, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Volunteers are not only needed Monday through Friday, but weekends as well. Shifts of reduced time are offered on weekends and evenings to appeal to working community members or students. To become a Marian volunteer, community members must complete an application and an initial screening process in addition to attending a general orientation.
For more information about volunteer opportunities, interested community members are to contact Marian Volunteer Services at (805) 739-3520 or visit dignityhealth.org/marianregional.
About Marian Regional Medical Center
Marian Regional Medical Center is a technologically advanced, 191-bed facility that provides safe, quality care. Marian has been a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and was also named among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care by Healthgrades. Marian is designated a STEMI Receiving Center in Santa Barbara County, and is designated a Level III Trauma Center by Santa Barbara County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency. The facility has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for advanced, comprehensive care for stroke patients. Our cancer care program is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, and is one of only three programs between Los Angeles and San Francisco to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award. The campus houses a comprehensive perinatology/ neonatology program, providing specialized care to the tiniest of patients. Marian is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA, and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services, including primary care offices, premier surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories, imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.