Cancer Patient Liaison
California Pacific Medical Center is actively recruiting volunteers to serve as Cancer Patient Liaison Volunteers at our Bryan Hemming Cancer Center and Radiation Oncology on the Pacific Campus. Coping with cancer can be overwhelming, and volunteers play a crucial role in supporting patients and their families; they visit with patients, make personalized referrals to supportive services, assist with appointment coordination and collaborate with the health care team to ensure proper follow up.
- Volunteers participate in a 2 hour general volunteer orientation Tuesday, July 9th
- Complete a 6 hour Cancer Patient Liaison training Saturday, July 13th
The Cancer Patient Liaison training includes:
- The mission and values of cancer services at CPMC.
- Understanding the medical implications of a cancer diagnosis.
- Understanding the perspective of patients with cancer.
- An introduction of the cancer treatment process at CPMC.
- The purpose and functions of the Cancer Patient Liaison Volunteers.
We are seeking volunteers who:
- Have an interest in caring for adult cancer patients.
- Are responsible, mature, caring and respectful of patients.
- Assist patients, families and caregivers.
- Interact and collaborate with healthcare team.
Cancer Patient Liaison volunteer requirements:
- Make a minimum six month commitment as a Cancer Patient Liaison.
- Commit to a 4 hour shift per week for six months.
- Undergo specialized training, including 6 hours of classroom instruction.
- Successfully complete competency-based checklists.
For more information
For more information on the Cancer Patient Liaison program and how you can participate, please contact:
CPMC Volunteer Services