Help individuals at high risk for hospitalization, join the PACT Volunteers Partners at Mount Sinai


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

One Gustave L. Levy PlaceNew York, NY 10029


About

The PACT (Preventable Admissions Care Team) Volunteer Program utilizes volunteers to assist with essential, non-clinical tasks; allowing PACT workers to focus on a patient’s clinical needs.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching community resources for patients
  • Scheduling appointments and transportation
  • Performing telephone advocacy on patient behalf in regards to community resources and entitlements as identified and explained by the PACT Social Worker
  • Making appointment reminder calls to patients
  • Going on runs to pharmacy or other stores to purchase items for patients
  • Calling insurance companies and pharmacies to verify benefits
  • Performing clerical tasks - faxing, making copies
  • Referring patients to community resources such as Access-A-Ride and Meals on Wheels

Please note there is a minimum commitment of 8 hours/week. Additionally, the PACT office is not open on weekends, therefore only weekdays shifts available. Please contact PACT.VolunteerCoordinators@mountsinai.org if you are interested in joining the PACT Volunteer Program.

Thank you!

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours a week for three months
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