Telephone Triage Volunteer Nurse - Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Polk

Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine (LVIM) is looking for a triage nurse holding a minimum of an Associate's Degree of Nursing (ADN) to take a thorough assessment of patients. This would include a comprehensive focused health summary of the chief complaint, history of the present illness, past medical history, family history, and social history. The triage nurse will review patients' charts, update and notate charts as needed, summarize the details of the patient interview for medical staff, perform follow-ups, and schedule appointments and testing needed.

A volunteer in this position has strong assessment and clinical skills, critical thinking skills, superior verbal and listening skills, and the ability to type and track information during the phone call. Significant experience with direct patient care is required. This opportunity does involve excessive sitting. LVIM is asking for a commitment of 3 months with a minimum of one shift per week either 8am-12pm or 12pm-4pm on any day Monday through Friday.

Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine clinics are community based and provide free healthcare services to uninsured and medically underserved communities. LVIM is led by a few Watson Clinic physicians and the Watson Clinic Foundation and functions primarily by volunteers to meet the healthcare challenges of Lakeland's community in a different way.

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About Volunteer Polk

Location:

1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Polk’s Mission: We mobilize volunteers and resources to improve the quality of life for people throughout Polk County.

Description

Polk County volunteers are seeking to:

  • Make A Difference,
  • Meet Others, and/or to
  • Maximize their Career Skills - while assisting various agencies in County government.

Assignments are targeted to make a difference in the areas of:

  • Education -STEM
  • Environment
  • Economic Development & Community
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 West Peachtree StreetLakeland, FL 33815

(28.04823,-81.96321)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Office Reception
  • Data Entry
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25

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