Health Care Advocate

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Wider Horizons, Central Seattle's Village for Life

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Enjoying Each Other

Health Care Advocacy Involves getting to know one of our members (people 40-90 living in their own homes and "aging in community") who have an ongoing or time-limited health issue. It may also involve any or all of the following:

1. Going to doctor appointments, possibly providing transportation

2. Taking notes at doctor visits or elsewhere

3. Reviewing the appointment with the member afterwards

4. Accompanying the member to surgery

5. Visiting the member in the hospital or skilled nursing facility afterwards

6. Advocating with health care professionals to assure high quality care

7. Making sure the member is listened to and included by the caring professionals

8. Participating in training as needed or desired

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About Wider Horizons, Central Seattle's Village for Life

Location:

1145 10th Ave E, #306, Seattle, WA 98102, US

Mission Statement

Wider Horizons' mission is to enable older residents of Central Seattle to participate in an intergenerational community that shares knowledge, experience and services with each other so living is easier and more joyful.

Description

Wider Horizons does this by providing, vetting, and recommending resources to adults so they can remain in their own homes for as along as they choose. We offer members a harmonious blend of health and in-home services, shared social and cultural activities, and community engagement--all designed to foster belonging, security and contribution.

Community
Crisis Support
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Will vary with the individual being helped, both in terms of hours per week and calendar time
  • Excellent listening skills

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