Hospital Celebrates National Volunteer Month

Hospital Celebrates National Volunteer Month

Volunteer of the year – Ray McMullen

Hospital Celebrates National Volunteer Month

WICKENBURG (May 5, 2016) – Wickenburg Community Hospital celebrated National Volunteer Month by honoring 46 generous volunteers during a picnic lunch in the park.

“Last year 46 men and women donated 7,736 hours of personal time volunteering for the hospital,” says Gogi Gay, Volunteer/Training Manager at WCH.  “According to a recent independent sector study, the value of volunteer time is approximately $23.07 per hour.  Though priceless, our volunteers donated approximately $178,469.52 last year,” said Gay.

Hospital volunteers provide hope, care and support, impactful to patients, their families, and hospital staff.  Volunteers provide help in nearly all departments at the hospital including the front desk, gift shop, pharmacy, laboratory, emergency department, acute care, waiting room, medical records, clinics, rehabilitation services, fitness center, business offices, accounting, human resources, and materials.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at the hospital, your skills and enthusiasm are most appreciated.  For more information call 928-684-5421 and ask for extension 3711 or stop by the front desk and ask for Gogi Gay.

About Wickenburg Community HospitalVoluteer-picnic-s

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit organization owned and operated by its citizens. Established in 1926 and like the tenacious Western spirit that build Wickenburg, our community hospital and clinics are committed to quality health and wellness services where the patient, family and community come first.  The community hospital is a federally designated Critical Access Hospital and a state designated Level IV Trauma Center that supports the needs of residents and surrounding communities. The campus includes a near completed surgical and diagnostic center, rehabilitation center, infusion and wound care centers, specialized emergency medicine and is a Mayo Clinic Telestroke Partner. Visit wickhosp.com for more information.

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