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ALGO Newborn Hearing Screening

ALGO Newborn Hearing Screening

The goal of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening is to efficiently and cost effectively identify congenital hearing loss in the peri-natal period. This volunteer-based program provides hearing screening to all infants born at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford as well as those receiving newborn treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years
Commitment of 1 year required. Good communications skills. Good physical health, reliable and able to work independently. Able to learn how to use equipment

Scheduled Shifts:
3 hour shift, 1 day a week
Shift 1: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Shift 2: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Monday through Sunday

Please note: the ALGO Newborn Hearing Screening Program runs on a waitlist.

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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Patient Experience: Knitting

Knitting for Expectant Moms:
Expectant mothers on the antepartum unit are on bed rest for long periods of time awaiting the delivery of their child. Experienced knitting volunteers are needed to teach the expectant mothers how to knit. Supplies will be provided.

Qualifications:
Minimum age of 18 years old
Minimum 6 month commitment
Flexible
Proactive, good communication skills (bilingual, a plus)
Ability to learn about the hospital and communicate information
Good problem solving skills
Able to exercise good judgment and be tactful

Scheduled Shifts:
2 hour shift, 1 day a week
10:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday through Friday

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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Trained Cuddler

Trained Cuddler

The staff of the neonatal units acknowledge the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of each infant in the high technology environment. We seek Cuddlers to assist us in providing the caring touch and nurturance that is essential to optimize human social development.

This program recruits approximately 30 volunteers, once a year. To be placed on the waitlist, you must first attend an orientation and complete the interview and onboarding process. Currently, the waitlist is at least 2 years long.

Qualifications
Minimum age of 21 years
Minimum commitment of 1 year
Emotional maturity, good interpersonal skills
Good physical health
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Sensitivity, open mind, commitment and dependability
Assertive and flexible

Scheduled Shifts:
3 - 4 hour shift, 1 day a week
5:00AM - 1:00AM, Monday through Sunday

Facilities: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital -West Building

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