New Volunteer Orientation
New Volunteer Orientation is provided via this website to allow new volunteers to readily have access to information necessary for meeting orientation requirements for placement. This orientation must be completed prior to the first day of your placement.
Step 1: Read the Volunteer Orientation Handbook.
Step 2: Read and fill out:
- Confidentiality Agreement
- Safety Test
- HIPAA and Corporate Responsibility Quiz
- Personal Electronics, Computers and Social Networking Acknowledgment
- General Authorization to be Photographed and/or Interviewed
- Volunteer and Customer Service Excellence Agreement
- Clean Hands Pledge
- Orientation Checklist
Vẽ chiều nayIf you are under the age of 18, in addition to the above, please complete:
- Federal Laws for Teens Under 18 years of age.
- Volunteer Parent Consent and Release of Liability Form, have a parent or guardian sign it, and return it to the Volunteer Office.
Vẽ chiều nayDue to federal and state regulations, you will not be given a start date or be allowed to give any service, until all the required paperwork has been received, including the orientation above and the health requirements below.
Step 3: Health Requirements - Vaccination Records
Vẽ chiều nayWe will need a copy of your vaccination records. Please do your best to fax this to us prior to your interview or bring it to your interview.
Vẽ chiều nayIf you or a parent or guardian do not have a copy of your records, you might want to check with your high school (high schools keep these any where from 2 - 10 years after you have graduated) or your family physician.
There are two specific items we need to see on your vaccination record:
MMR: Two dates.
Vẽ chiều nayVaricella: Either evidence you have had the vaccination, or you have had chicken pox.
If you are unable to obtain a copy of your vaccination record, or if your vaccination record is not complete with the items listed above, we will administer a blood test to check for these items, which we will do in our lab at no charge to you.
If the lab test results indicate you are not immune to one or more of these items, you will need to follow up with your primary care provider to receive a vaccination booster, and turn the documentation into the volunteer office.
Step 4: Health Requirements - Flu Vaccination (October - April)
Mandatory flu vaccines support our Purpose and our Values.
Vẽ chiều nayProviding a safe environment for our patients is our responsibility.
It is our moral obligation not to infect others, especially those in our care.
A mandatory flu program protects our patients from further injury, supporting our values of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence.
A Mandatory flu vaccine program demonstrates a commitment to employee and volunteer health and safety, reduces absenteeism and enhances productivity.
As one of our physicians state:
“Are we upholding our mission if a severely compromised patient, perhaps one in our cancer program or one who has just received a transplant or had open heart surgery, is recovering nicely and then contracts the flu from an employee and dies?”
Vẽ chiều nayAll of our locations can offer the flu vaccination to you free of charge (please call the location of your choice to find out dates and times), OR you can get your flu vaccination elsewhere and bring us documentation. If you get the flu vaccine elsewhere, your documentation should include:
- You name and date of birth
- The type of vaccine given
- The date of the injection
- The signature of the person who gave you the injection
Step 5: Send in completed forms and and proof of health requirements.
There are two ways you can send in your information:
1. Scan and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Mail completed forms to: UofL Hospital, Attn: Volunteer Services, 530 S. Jackson St., Louisville, KY 40202.
Step 6: Sign that you have read and understand the volunteer handbook.
Optional Print and Complete forms:
Vẽ chiều nayIf you prefer to print out the individual orientation forms and fill them out by hand, please click below:
Vẽ chiều nayOptional print and complete orientation forms