Patient Services Volunteer- DTLA

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Eisner Health

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Come volunteer at Eisner and get experience working with patients!

Responsibilities:

  1. Help patients fill out their medical forms
  2. Sign patients up for our Patient Portal
  3. Teach patients how to use the Patient Portal
  4. Assist with miscellaneous projects when patient flow is slow

Requirements:

  • BILINGUAL (SPANISH/ENGLISH)
  • Comfortable approaching patients to offer assistance
  • Understand that the information discussed is confidential
PLEASE NOTE THIS OPPORTUNITY IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT OUR SHERMAN OAKS, PANORAMA CITY, VAN NUYS, AND LYNWOOD CLINICS!


Blanca, an Eisner Health Volunteer, had the following to say about her experience.

"As a patient portal volunteer, you help members of the community take charge of their own health by helping them have increased access to their own medical records and physicians. Often times lack of knowledge and access issues are the main culprit for illness and by providing patients with the opportunity to ask their own questions and see their medical history you are empowering patients to take control of their health. By assisting older patients, you are decreasing technological barriers that would have prevented them from signing up and taking advantage of this opportunity. The added bonus is working with patients and being able to greet them with a smile and having them reciprocate that smile after having a good interaction with you, although brief. When working with people it’s the little things that cause the biggest ripples. This experience is really what you make of it. There is so much flexibility and the friendly staff allow for countless learning opportunities as it relates to the world of healthcare and the human condition. "

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About Eisner Health

Location:

1530 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015, US

Mission Statement

Eisner Health is a quality-focused, federally qualified nonprofit community health center dedicated to improving the physical, social, and emotional well-being of people in the communities we serve, regardless of income.

Description

Founded 97 years ago, Eisner Health is one of the largest providers of accessible free, or low-cost health and social services in Los Angeles County. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we serve as a safety net for the most vulnerable in LA County and are on the frontlines of providing care in some of our most underserved neighborhoods. We are proud to provide care to all patients, regardless of their insurance, ability to pay, or immigration status.

Encompassing 16 sites throughout Downtown, Central, South Los Angeles, and the San Fernando Valley, we provide vital services every year to approximately 50,000 individuals and families. Our services include comprehensive medical, dental, nurse midwifery and OB/GYN services, prenatal education, pharmacy, optometry, behavioral health care, as well as case management and referral services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1530 South Olive StreetLos Angeles, CA 90015

(34.03523,-118.26495)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3+ hrs/week for a minimum of 12 weeks; Mon-Fri
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

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