SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRE-MED STUDENTS

Below are some of the opportunities Pre-Med students can
participate in right now. Not only are these wonderful ways to
spend your time, they will also help you build your resume and
make connections in the area that can serve as valuable
references and resources!


The Personal Touch Program at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center
This program allows participants to work with patients and is a wonderful way to find out if Medical School or Nursing is really for you. There is an application process and it requires commitment to one four-hour time slot per week. Call (803) 771-5570 for more information.

Areas of service include:

  • Medical Telemetry Unit
  • Outpatient Recovery
  • 8th Medical/Neuro
  • Oncology
  • Outpatient Medical Oncology
  • Breast Health Center
  • OB/GYN
  • Nursery
  • Orthopedics
  • 3rd Surgical
  • Subacute Rehab
  • PACU
  • Birthplace/High Risk OB

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Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital

This program is looking for highly motivated people who are currently enrolled in college or vocational programs and are seeking practical experience in their field of study. Minimum time commitment is 6 hours per week. Benefits include portfolio,
discounts, and participation in our volunteer benefits package.
Call (803) 434-6242 for more information.

Participating disciplines include:

  • Nursing
  • Administration
  • Emergency Department
  • Nutritional Support
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiology Services
  • Respiratory Care Services
  • Medical Records
  • Laboratory Services

The Volunteer Program at Palmetto Baptist Medical Center
The purpose of the Volunteer Services Department is to develop and coordinate activities of in-service volunteers and auxilians. There is an application process that must be completed prior to service. Contact Faye Wilhelm (803) 296-5520 for more information.

Areas of service include:

  • Clerical
  • Escorting
  • Flowers & Mail
  • Gift Shop
  • ICU/CCU Waiting Room
  • Information Desk
  • Pastoral Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Registration
  • Surgical Waiting Room

Volunteer Opportunities at Lexington Medical Center
The purpose of the Volunteer Services Department is to develop and coordinate activities of in-service volunteers. There is an application process that must be completed prior to service. Call (803) 791-2573 for more information.

Areas of service include:

  • Central Registration
  • Central Supply
  • Intensive Care Waiting Area
  • Information Desk Receptionists
  • Mail Room
  • Nursing Units
  • Surgery Waiting Rooms

Providence Hospital Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers are an integral component of the day-to-day life at Providence. They assist various hospital departments by sharing their skills and kind spirits. Time commitments are flexible with any amount of time greatly appreciated. Call (803) 256-5363 for more information.

Areas of service include:

  • Greeting Patients
  • Patient Routing
  • Clerical Support
  • Mail Distributing
  • Flower Deliveries
  • Assisting Families at the Heart Institute

Free Medical Clinic
The clinic provides no-cost medical and pharmaceutical services to individuals of all ages without insurance or adequate financial resources.  Call (803)765-1503 for more information.