THE QUEEN'S MEDICAL CENTER NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 2011 SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:
April 1, 2011 Cedric Yamanaka
808-547-4975

HONOLULU – The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC) is now accepting applications for its 2011 Summer Volunteer Program. Volunteers have been an integral part of The Queen’s Medical Center for over 150 years.
The Queen’s Medical Center Summer Volunteer Program is for high school and college students, aged 15 years and older. More than 50 different areas of the hospital participate in the program, which provides a great opportunity for students interested in health care and non-healthcare careers.
Volunteers can choose to participate in one or two sessions: June 1- July 19 or
June 13 -July 29.
Space is limited. For more information and an application please contact the volunteer office at lrusso@queens.org or phone 547-4397.
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The Queen’s Medical Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation, acute care medical facility accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility houses 505 acute beds and 28 sub-acute beds and is widely known for its programs in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, orthopaedics, surgery, emergency medicine and trauma, and behavioral medicine. Queen’s is home to a number of residency programs offered in conjunction with the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii. Queen’s has achieved Magnet® status – the highest institutional honor for hospital excellence – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet recognition is held by less than six percent of hospitals in the United States. Queen’s is the first hospital in Hawai‘i to achieve Magnet status.