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Red Cross

American Red Cross Services are available 24 hours a day by contacting the main Red Cross office at 645-3800 (Camp Foster).  Calling from off-base: 098-970-3800.  Dialing Instructions

Red Cross supports and supplements the activities for the Armed Forces that affect health, welfare and morale of the service personnel and their family members. It acts as a medium of voluntary relief and communication between the American people and the military. They offer courses in CPR, first aid, Babysitting, Lifeguarding, and Learn to Swim . The Red Cross is supported by donations and participates in the Combined Federal Campaign.

Since the Red Cross does operate on a volunteer basis, volunteers are always needed for the hospital, outlying clinics, schools, and other areas. For more information, please call 645-3800 (calling from off-base: 098-970-3800).

Anyone interested in volunteering at the U. S. Naval hospital needs to attend either the Kadena or the Foster Red Cross orientation. You must be at least 14 years old to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities for youth are administrative.

The U. S. Naval Hospital Red Cross program requirements for volunteers:

  • Attend U. S. Naval Hospital orientation. Please call 645-3800 to register for orientation.  Please bring all credentials material, certifications (when applicable) and shot records to orientation.
  • Make a medical appointment with Occupational Health (646-7485, Calling from off-base or cell phone: 098-971-7485) for a physical and to make sure your shot records are up to date.
  • CPR certification is required when performing direct patient care. This can be obtained at either the Kadena or Foster Red Cross office.
Continuous Volunteer Opportunities at the Hospital
Work Center # of Openings Position Qualifications Required
Alcohol Rehab 1 Substance Rehabilitation Previous experience
Anesthesiology 1 Sterile Supply None
Anesthesiology 1 OR Assistant RN/EMT
CPMU 1 General Administrative Work None
ENT 1 Assisting with hearing tests on children Works well with children
ER 2 EMT/RN EMT/RN
Front desk of Hospital 4 Greeting None
Health Promotions 1 General Administrative None
ICU 2 RN RN
Information Resources Mgmt 2 Administrative and General Info Systems Support College/Tech school computer courses or computer repair experience
Internal Medicine 1 Diabetic Nurse Practitioner RN
Internal Medine 1 General Administrative Medical experience
Laboratory 1 General Administrative None
OB/GYN 2 General Administrative & Nursing None or RN
Ophthalmology 1 General Administrative Over 17 & will come regularly
Outpatient Records 2 General Administrative None
Patient Admin 1 General Administrative Will come regularly
Podiatry/Orthopedics 2 General Administrative None
Post Office 5 General Administrative None
Radiology 2 General Administrative None
Red Cross office USNH 1 General Administrative None
Staff Education and Training 1 General Administrative None
Supply 1 General Administrative None
Surgery Clinic 1 General Administrative None
TRICARE 2 General Administrative None
Urology 1 General Administrative None

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