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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

4100 Plomondon StreetVancouver, WA 98661

About

https://freeclinics.org/volunteer/

For questions please contact Vicky at Vicky@freeclinics.org or phone 360-313-1389

SUMMARY:
The nurse prepares patients to be seen by a physician/provider. Chief duties include rooming patients, documenting chief complaint, assessing vital signs, cleaning rooms, and assisting providers as needed. Three or four nurses staff each clinic and play an essential role in keeping it moving.
The Free Clinic provides all necessary medical supplies; however, most nurses prefer to bring their own stethoscopes. Please remember to wear professional clothing or scrubs, and closed‐toe shoes.

SCHEDULE Mon/Wed/Fri, 9:00am‐12:00pm or Tues/Thurs 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm Please note: Clinics may occasionally run longer than expected due to patient volume.

TRAINING PROVIDED Trained by shadowing current nurses before working solo. Written Guidelines for job tasks are provided (see pg.2)

REQUESTED COMMITMENT One regular shift per month - Twelve month commitment. Volunteers may schedule as available to fill in scheduling gaps up to one week in advance.

QUALIFICATIONS  Licensed RN, LPN, EMT, CNA, MA‐C, MA‐P (All MA’s must be registered with the State of Washington Dept of Health). 
Enthusiasm for helping the underserved. 
Professional and respectful 
Understand and respect patient confidentiality. 
Detail‐oriented and capable of focusing in a busy clinic environment.

BENEFITS 
The satisfaction of having helped uninsured families, the larger community, and the Free Clinic, which would not be able to function without its volunteers.  Valuable health care experience and insight, useful to anyone considering a career in health care.  A potential letter of reference, for academic and professional applications/positions.  The fun of being a member of an enthusiastic, diverse, and caring team of volunteers.

To volunteer please visit our website and complete the application form.

https://freeclinics.org/volunteer/

For further information contact volunteer@freeclinics.org 360-313-1389

Skills

  • Healthcare

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Varies, at least once per month for 12 months

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