A wide variety of opportunities at Hilo Medical Center
Volunteers are an essential part of the hospital, performing a variety of services to help patients, visitors and staff. Being a volunteer is an experience full of personal rewards and positive interaction. For a volunteer application, contact our volunteer office at: (808) 932-3165.
Must be 16 years old and able to commit to 6 months of service or 50 hours.
Normal processing takes about 2-3 weeks.
• $45 Processing Fee (includes State & Federal Criminal Background checks and picture ID Badge)
⦁ Mandatory Orientation
⦁ Health Requirements
⦁ Aloha Cart: Deliver patient comfort items to patients
⦁ Transporter: Assist with discharges and various errands.
⦁ Nurse Aide/Ward Clerk Aide: Assist with discharges, distribute meals to patients, fill water pitchers, etc.
⦁ Long Term Care Recreation Aide: Socialize and exercise with residents.
⦁ General Clerical: Answer phones, file, light typing, copy & staple, assemble packets, errands, etc.
⦁ Pharmacy Aide: Label products, file, run errands and update inventory.
⦁ Physical Therapy Aide: Assist physical therapists with patients.
⦁ Seamstress: Sew and mend.
⦁ Laundry Aide: Fold small pieces of laundry.
⦁ Gardener: Water plants, pull weeds and assist with landscaping projects.
⦁ Dietician Aide: Assist with modification of select menus and light clerical duties.
⦁ Wheelchair Maintenance: Repair and service wheelchairs.
Hilo Medical Center
Ranked 4 Stars by CMS
As the Big Island’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care, Hilo Medical Center delivers a full range of services and programs on our 20-acre campus. Hilo Medical Center is licensed for 157 beds for acute care and 35 beds for long-term care. We have 1,100 employees and a medical staff comprised of 250 community physicians, physician assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, representing 33 specialties.
With East Hawaii Health, a department of Ka’u Hospital, we have a network of 12 outpatient clinics offering primary and specialty care. The hospital is a Level III Trauma Center which includes the second busiest emergency room in the state that provides 24-hour care to more than 50,000 patients annually.
Hilo Medical Center has been nationally recognized for exceptional care as a “Top Performing” hospital. CMS ranked HMC 4 stars for Overall Quality, putting HMC among the top 20% of hospitals in the nation, the top 5 hospitals in the state and the only 4-star ranked hospital on Hawaii Island.