Northland Shepherd's Center is seeking a Health Care Advocate will assist a client schedule health care appointments, keep appointments organized on a calendar, provide transportation and accompany client to appointment to provide support, take notes and ensure that medical information and instructions are clear and understood. The volunteer would ensure that prescriptions are filled and organized to facilitate proper adherence to instructions. The volunteer would enter prescriptions and medical information and instructions in the client’s Personal Medical Record. The volunteer would provide a weekly check-in visit when no appointments are scheduled. The volunteer may also help the client communicate with family members about health care issues and needs.
Potential volunteers must have own transportation, clean driving record and personal auto insurance, be willing to undergo thorough background check and have no criminal record. Ideally,
the volunteers will have some health care background, such as nursing or medical social work, be willing to give two to three hours per week and able to make a one year commitment to the program.
Contact Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816 452-4536 ext. 406 to apply.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 2 to 4 hours once a week M-F + 1 inservice per mo.