DAVIS – Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to join its diverse team.
Prospective volunteers will have the opportunity to help others in several areas of the hospital, including the information desk, patient services, Emergency Department, surgery center, gift shop and blood pressure clinic.
Volunteers are asked to staff two four-hour shifts per month, for a minimum one-year commitment. Prospective volunteers, in good health, receive a background check, two tuberculosis tests and three months of on-the-job training in their preferred area of service. Read More about Spring Into Volunteerism with Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary
The 2015 list includes both health care providers – medical groups, ambulatory surgery centers, home health providers and hospitals and health systems – along with other types of health care-specific companies, such as consulting firms, technology providers and professional organizations. Read More about Sutter Davis Hospital Named a Best Place to Work in Healthcare
Doulas provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support to mothers during the childbirth process. The Sutter Davis Hospital Volunteer Doula Program is administered by Birthing Center R.N.s with many years of experience supporting women in labor.
“We greatly appreciate having prospective volunteer doulas join our labor support team,” said Kim Andersen Johnson, R.N.C., doula co-coordinator, Sutter Davis Hospital. “Evidence shows that women who have doulas attend their birth have fewer medical interventions and verbalize a more rewarding, joyous and memorable birth experience.” Read More about Sutter Davis Hospital Seeks Volunteer Doulas
SACRAMENTO – Three Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region affiliates were recognized this week as being a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
Sutter Davis Hospital, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and Sutter Solano Medical Center were recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The affiliates are three of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. Read More about Three Sutter Affiliates Earn Top Performer Recognition from The Joint Commission
“Our new board members bring enthusiasm to our philanthropic mission,” said Jennifer Maher, CEO, Sutter Davis Hospital. “We are excited to lean on their expertise as Sutter Davis Hospital enters a new chapter of leadership.”
The 11-member board brings a wealth of knowledge and community service experience to the foundation. Members contribute to their communities in a variety of ways and several have either worked or volunteered at Sutter Health hospitals for decades. Read More about Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
SACRAMENTO – Sutter Davis Hospital and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital were recognized for Performance Excellence in the Reduction of Injury Falls by CALNOC, the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes, the nation’s first nurse quality indicators database, which announced its annual CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards.
The awards recognize exceptional hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reducing hospital acquired pressure ulcers and injuries from falls and infections. 130 hospitals are recognized for their commitment and dedication to nursing quality.
This year’s winners represent hospitals of various sizes and affiliation. These hospitals have a long and consistent track record of monitoring and measuring performance with the CALNOC registry in order to deliver the highest standard of care to their communities.