Volunteer Legal Patient Advocate

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Human Health Project

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Human Health Project (HHP) envisions a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives. HHP Programs are active and in development.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website:
https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Information on Programs active and in development
https://tinyurl.com/HHP-Programs


As an organization, we strive to achieve our mission by

  • Making the patient our highest priority
  • Promoting peer-to peer information, education and support
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Improving the level of service provided by HHP
  • Ensuring all health care services are relevant to the needs of the HHP community

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a patient advocate
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with clients, medical providers and solicitors/lawyers
  • Refer patients to HHP resources as needed
  • Be open to learning about how to work with marginalized communities
  • Learn basics on Insurance policies and procedures
  • Attend trainings
  • Commit to a regular schedule
  • Be knowledgeable of and abide by the HHP Confidentiality Policies and Procedures
  • Volunteers for this position should have excellent customer service, computer and communication skills

TIME REQUIRED A minimum of five hours weekly for six months to a year

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Lawyer, Solicitor, Barrister or paralegal qualification
  • Case management experience preferred
  • Adaptability when dealing with constantly changing processes, computer systems
  • Exemplary critical thinking skills
  • Proficient experience utilizing G Suite with emphasis on Google Docs and Sheets
  • Exemplary communication skills, both orally and written, to a variety of individuals
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to function and make appropriate decisions in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of Spanish is desired but not essential

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Advocacy & Human Rights Community Health & Medicine

WHEN

Fri Mar 01, 2019 - Mon Sep 30, 2019

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Customer Service
  • Case Work / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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