Special Olympics NC - Clinical Director, Healthy Athletes "Fit Feet" - Asheville/Buncombe County

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Are you a licensed Podiatrist or other licensed health care provider? Would you like to assist Special Olympic athletes in receiving health screenings? We need your help.

Special Olympics in Asheville, NC in Buncombe County is seeking a Clinical Director for Healthy Athletes "Fit Feet" to join the Fit Feet team. Special Olympics NC needs qualified medical professionals to assist with the organization of Healthy Athletes screening events. Certificate and current licensure as a Podiatrist or other licensed health care providers is needed to volunteer.

Special Olympics Fit Feet offers podiatry screenings to evaluate ankles, feet, lower extremity biomechanics, and proper shoe and sock gear to participating athletes. Many athletes suffer from foot and ankle pain, or deformities that impair their performance. During Fit Feet events, volunteer podiatrists work with athletes to evaluate problems, document health status and offer solutions to treat conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the local Special Olympic program to coordinate a screening event in the Asheville region.
  • Recruit and train volunteer health professionals.
  • Use Healthy Athletes Software (HAS) to document athletes' health status and needs during screenings.

If you are a medical professional and are interested in this field, please respond with your contact information so we can share more information regarding this essential volunteer opportunity.

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About Special Olympics North Carolina

Location:

2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27650, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round athletic training and sports competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families and other Special Olympics athletes and the community. We provide opportunities for athletes and volunteers throughout the state of North Carolina. If you'd like to donate to Special Olympics NC please use this link: https://bit.ly/390XlyV

Description

Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Special Olympics North CarolinaAsheville, NC 28801

(35.59275,-82.55646)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare
  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 volunteer hours weekly working remotely on a flexible schedule
  • One yearly health screening event in the Asheville/Buncombe County area

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