Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

St. Joseph's Hospital-North seeks volunteers, schedules open house Jan. 23 and 24

LUTZ — St. Joseph's Hospital-North, expected to open Feb. 1, is looking for volunteers to help at Hillsborough County's first new full-service hospital in 30 years.

Hospital administrators hope to sign up 100 to 125 volunteers who can commit to a four-hour shift once a week for at least six months.

The biggest need is in the gift shop, which will be open seven days a week, but hospital administrators say they also need people to escort visitors and work as hospital ambassadors in the reception and waiting areas.

To volunteer, visit online at stjosephsnorth.com and click on "Volunteers" or call (813) 870-4188.

The three-story, $225 million acute care hospital will have 108 beds, 32 of them for patients who don't need to stay overnight. The 350,000-square-foot facility also will have:

• An emergency department with a fast-track area to allow for expedited treatment of patients with less-acute injuries or complaints.

• Four labor and delivery suites and 12 private suites for moms and babies to recover together.

• Surgical units for general and orthopedic surgery, urology, vascular and thoracic surgery, outpatient pediatric surgery, endoscopy and diagnostic catheterizations.

The hospital, at 4211 Van Dyke Road, is scheduled to register its first patients on Feb. 1, but residents of northern Hillsborough and central Pasco counties will get a chance to look around from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 23 and 24.

The event will feature a mobile game theater, sand bottle art, face painting and interactive tables geared toward injury prevention and health education for kids.

Adult visitors can register for biometric palm scanning, which will allow for quick access to electronic medical records, registration and admission in what is expected to be a virtually all-digital paperless environment.

To register for the open house, visit stjosephsnorth.com and click "Register" under Grand Opening Events.

Richard Danielson, Times Staff Writer

St. Joseph's Hospital-North seeks volunteers, schedules open house Jan. 23 and 24 01/07/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 7, 2010 3:30am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Pasco County man killed in wrong-way crash on New Jersey Turnpike

    Accidents

    MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — Authorities say a Florida man driving the wrong way on the New Jersey Turnpike was killed when his SUV crashed head-on into another vehicle.

  2. No bond for suspect in Kissimmee officers' fatal shooting

    Crime

    KISSIMMEE — A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida will be staying in jail after a judge denied him bond Sunday, saying there was probable cause for his first-degree murder charge

    Officers Matthew Baxter, left, and Sam Howard, right, who were both shot and killed in Kissimmee, Florida, on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. [Kissimmee Police]
  3. Tampa police arrest 22-year-old man in July murder

    Crime

    TAMPA — Police arrested Sunday a 22-year-old man who detectives said shot and killed a Tampa man after an argument.

    Tampa police arrested Dejonta Felder, 22, in the murder of 32-year-old Julius R. Carter. [Tampa Police Department]
  4. The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's star 'fascist'

    Nation

    The white supremacists, nationalists and far-right trolls who starred in last weekend's violent Charlottesville, Virginia, rallies have suffered no lack of humiliation in the days since.

    White nationalist Chris Cantwell has had quite the week after being featured prominently in an HBO news program on the march in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. [Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post]