Desert Valley - leadership classes
Over 200 community members, including members of the Heart and Sole Walking
club, The Desert Valley Senior Preferred Club and the leadership classes
from 3 local schools, pose for a photo in front of the new Heart Center
before the 2012 Block Walk for heart health on Feb.17th. The proceeds
from the event will help CPR certify 25 local businesses and help save
lives in the community.
Desert Valley Charitable Foundation is a 501c(3) not-for-profit charitable
organization . It was founded in 1989 by Dr. Prem Reddy, Chairman of the
Board, with an initial gift of $1-million dollars. Since that time,
Dr. Prem Reddy has contributed over $5-million dollars to the Foundation. The Desert
Valley Charitable Foundation serves the health care needs of the High
Desert communities in many ways, including a free public health library,
a scholarship program for students in the health care field, and the support
of other health care related charities.
Why volunteer at Desert Valley?
Desert Valley Hospital provides highest amounts of charity amongst all
area hospitals. Desert Valley Hospital is an innovative 148-bed acute
care hospital located in the High Desert, California with a reputation
for providing the state-of-the-art quality health care in seamlessly integrated
model along with Desert Valley Medical Group, the largest multi-specialty
medical group in the area since 1985. Desert Valley Hospital received
an unprecedented “accreditation with commendation” in its
first year of operation from Joint Commission of Accreditation of Hospitals
(JACHO). Desert Valley Hospital has been thrice named the Nation’s
Top 100 Hospitals by the Solucient and Modern Healthcare Magazine, in
2003, 2005 and 2006. American Osteopathic Association gave the Hospital
the highest marks of any hospital in California for quality patient care
with a 99.4% score of achievable standards. PacifiCare’s Quality
INDEX® survey conducted in 2004 ranked the hospital on the top of
the Top 10 Hospitals in California, surpassing Loma Linda, Eisenhower
and Hoag Memorial Hospitals. Desert Valley also serves the basic health
needs of the neighboring residential and business community. Helping our
patients brings many rewards to our volunteers. You can join this valued
team and share your warmth and talents in many ways. At the same time,
you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills, including cardiopulmonary
resuscitation; meet new friends; explore careers in healthcare fields,
and enjoy a sense of personal satisfaction. You will receive a free meal
for each four-hour shift, a hospital pharmacy discount and are welcome
to attend periodic lectures and special events.
What are the hours?
You can volunteer as few as one or two hours per week. Flexible schedules
include daytime, evening and weekend hours.
How old must volunteers be?
The minimum age is 14, and there is no maximum age.
Please contact us at 760-241-8000 for further details or email to firstname.lastname@example.org