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Find your path with Volunteers to Careers!

Find your career with us! Demand for healthcare workers has never been stronger and should you choose a field in healthcare, your future will almost certainly be a bright one career-wise. Volunteering can be your first steps into a rewarding career… before you commit to a course of study. Learn more about the following fields below!

Making a difference

Volunteering at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is an exciting and rewarding opportunity that matches caring people with services that provide help and comfort to the patients and families who come to the hospital. It is also a chance to offer valuable assistance to PMC employees on a daily basis.

 

Why volunteer?

People from all walks of life choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. Many see volunteering as an opportunity to:

  • Help others
  • Meet new friends
  • Gain new skills or utilize existing skills

Volunteer Classifications

  • Adult volunteers are 18 years and older and serve in a variety of department throughout the hospital.
  • Teen volunteers are 14 to 17 years old and are typically placed in specific areas of the hospital.

Placement depends on skills, interests and availability. Once a volunteer is placed, flexibility is appreciated to help PMC best meet patients’ needs.

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    Ashleigh Dotson of Prestonsburg struggled with obesity, high cholesterol and joint pain. She was borderline hyperglycemic and searching for relief.  Her health issues were constant reminders this energetic, high-spirited hairdresser was not living the life she knew she wanted. After extensive research she decided to reclaim her life through gastric sleeve surgery at Pikeville Medical

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    • FEBRUARY 23, 2018
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    Atrial fibrillation (AFib) impacts more than 5.1 million people in the United States, with expectations of 15.9 million by 2050. These numbers, from Mayo Clinic, only reflect those with AFib confirmed by an electrocardiogram, and do not include many more with symptoms but who cannot be confirmed. There are possibly many more who do not

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    • FEBRUARY 16, 2018
    KRISTY BARRETT: A bariatric success

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    Kristy Barrett of Forest Hills made a drastic change in her life when she chose Pikeville Medical (PMC) Wellness and Weight Loss Center for her gastric sleeve procedure. She had problems with her blood pressure for 21 long years. She had joint pain, sleep apnea, heart problems and was taking 40 Lasix pills each day.

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    • FEBRUARY 13, 2018
    AFIB patients at higher risk for stroke

    AFIB patients at higher risk for stroke

    The Pikeville Medical Primary Stroke Center recognizes that American Heart Month is the perfect opportunity to educate the public about the dangers of high blood pressure and atrial fibrillation (AFib), both serious risk factors for stroke. “Eighty percent of strokes are preventable,” explained Dr. Naveed Ahmed, Primary Stroke Center Medical Director. “It is the leading

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