Each agency or organization has a unique set of skills and time commitments required of their volunteers. The following is a list of questions to help you decide if Indo American Cancer Center is the best place for you. Discuss your decision with the important people in your life. Remember that volunteering is a commitment. It is important to find the right place to make that commitment.
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*The volunteer placement process includes several steps and trips to the hospital before you can begin volunteering. These trips involve attending
volunteer orientations, interviews and training (this may total as many as four trips to the hospital). Are you willing to make these trips required to complete the volunteer placement process?
*BIACH's volunteer program is very structured. The volunteer commitment is weekly for a four-hour shift for a day position; weekly for a two-hour
shift for an evening position and biweekly for a four-hour shift for a weekend position. Do you have time in your life for this regular commitment?
BIACH volunteers wear a volunteer uniform and ID badge during their volunteer shift. Are you willing to wear the volunteer uniform and ID badge during your volunteer shift?
*Typically, volunteers who have been and continue to be successful BIACH volunteers possess certain skills/characteristics. Do you consider yourself good at: Time management, Teamwork, Communication and Taking initiative
If you answered yes to all of these questions, we encourage you to complete the Volunteer Interest Form. You will be contacted by a staff member in the Department of Volunteer Services if there is an opening that matches your interests, skill, and availability. Submitted forms will be kept on file for six months. Thank you for your support.
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The specialty of Medical Gastroenterology comprises consultation and performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of patients with diseases of the digestive tract, liver and biliary tree, and pancreas.
It exclusively screens for bowel diseases, cirrhosis of the liver, gastrointestinal bleeding, colon cancer, and others.
The Department constitutes experienced gastroenterology consultant and facilities for all common endoscopic procedures both therapeutic as well as diagnostic.
Blood transfusion is an essential therapeutic intervention and is a vital part of the health care service. We all may need blood in an emergency and some of us need regular transfusions. The purpose of a transfusion is to provide the blood & blood components that will improve the physiological status of the patient. Increasing demand in the field of transfusion medicine has necessitated enforcing measures to ensure quality of Blood and its products.
Blood Centre at BIACH & RI is well-equipped with adequate infrastructure and trained manpower for quality, safety and efficacy of blood and blood products.
The hospital blood centre is responsible for the collection of blood (often from family/ replacement blood donors) testing for transfusion transmissible infections by Vitros ECIQ, Immuno Diagnostic Assay System, Blood group , Rh typing, Antibody screening by fully automated analyzer Galileo Echo and processing into blood components and storage. It is also performs compatibility testing and issues blood and blood components for clinical use within the hospital or to nearby health care facilities. The centre also has a voluntary blood donor programme.
Apheresis is a procedure carried out to harvest a particular component and returning the rest of the blood to the donor by an automated machine. Four apheresis units are functioning in our blood bank. This procedure should be carried out only in a blood bank licensed for this purpose. Facilities available for Platelet pheresis (single donor platelets) and Leukopheresis from whole blood using continuous and intermittent flow cell separators.
Therapeutic cytopheresis is done only at the written request of the patient´s physician with in the blood bank or preferably in the ward depending on the patient´s clinical condition for Autologous and Allogenic Hematopoietic stem cell harvesting and cryopreservation.