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Administrative Volunteer- ACS

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ORGANIZATION: Harris Health System

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Administrative Volunteer - ACS

DEPARTMENT: Volunteer Services

LOCATION: Ambulatory Care Services Health Center

SUPERVISOR: Assigned to Volunteer Champions for projects as needed

HOURS: During normal clinic hours: 8:00am-5:00pm

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Administrative Volunteer provides daily operations assistance to clinical departments that are non-patient care depending on organizational project deadlines. Typical placements may include: front desk laboratory or where needed. In addition, they may also assist patients with management of their heatlh care through the Harris Health MyHealth portal, our online server that allows patients to view their health records and lab results, schedule appointments, etc.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative/clerical assistance to assigned work within the department
  • Duties include filing, data entry, copying, shredding of documents and other clerical duties
  • Use of office equipment such as computer,copier, fax scanner, and phone systems
  • Assignment may include greeting and patient navigation of the facility
  • Assignment may include making reminder call to patients regarding forthecoming appointments
  • Assignment may include assisting with MyHealth registration
  • Ability to work one-on-one with patients to facilitate and set up MyHealth account
  • Answer questions pertinent to MyHealth
  • Check out and return Laptop for MyHealth
  • Maintain work area in a neat, clean and orderly manner.
  • Follow Harris Health System policies regarding personal visitors, phone calls, and food/drink.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Mature, outgoing and dependable, with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally with staff and physicians in a courteous manner
  • Dependable, conscientious and diligent in the performance of duties
  • Good organizational skills, enjoys working with the public and assisting people
  • Ability to work unsupervised for short periods of time.
  • Successful completion of the Harris Health System volunteer application & screening process and volunteer general orientation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Emotional Demands: Demonstrate emotional stability by being able to function appropriately and effectively in dealing with critical, stressful or unexpected situations and with due consideration for patients, visitors, and personnel in vicinity.
  • Requires lifting of up to 10 lbs., occasionally lifting and carrying 10-20 lbs.
  • Ability to stand/walk for at least 10 minutes at a time.
  • Frequently requires reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting and stooping/bending to perform duties.
  • Good vision, hearing, and speech required.

3 Shifts

  • 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
    Volunteers are asked to gift us with 3 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks.
  • 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM CST
  • 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM CST
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Harris Health System

Location:

4800 Fournace Place, Bellaire, TX 77401, US

Mission Statement

Harris Health is a community-focused academic healthcare system dedicated to improving the health of those most in need in Harris County through quality care delivery, coordination of care, and education.

Description

Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes community health centers, same day clinics, three multi-specialty clinic locations, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units and two full-service hospitals.
We are in need of volunteers throughout the system which can provide flexibility, convenient locations, opportunities for clinical observation and support, in-person and virtual opportunities, etc. If you are interested in getting involved, please visit www.harrishealth.org, click on the Donate tab at the top of the screen, select Volunteer and follow the prompts to complete your application.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Houston, TX 77030

(29.70509,-95.40181)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that volunteer provide us with 3 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks.
  • All volunteers must pass a background check, provide documentation of COVID vaccinations and complete online training. As they will be in a clinical setting, in-person volunteers will also be required to go through medical clearance as well.

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