Service to the Armed Forces - Medical Treatment Facility: Clinic Volunteer Patuxent River, MD

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region

Help the Veterans

Purpose

This position supports the Regional Service to the Armed Forces department. Provide assistance with tasks in a clinical setting; support staff in a variety of direct and indirect patient care activities as well as enhance the morale of patients.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Red Cross mission
    * Duties vary, based on area. Duties may include administrative tasks such as answering phones; filing; computer/data entry; providing comfort items; craft assistance; chair/bedside assistance; info and referral
    * Clinic duties may include surgical prep; runner; charting; reception; prepare patients for treatment
    * Prepare welcome packets for wounded warriors
    * Maintain professionalism and confidentiality

Time Commitment

Flexible with a scheduled commitment of at least 4+ hours block of time once a week for a year. Shifts are scheduled Monday-Friday during business hours.

*Very limited to no parking at Walter Reed - highly recommend Metro

COVID Vaccination Required (fully, 2 weeks after 2nd dose)

Needs to be a US citizen without dual citizenship

Qualifications

Willingness to comply with Red Cross COVID-19 policies for in-person volunteer activities.
An additional security clearance may be required in compliance with government regulations

* Ability to follow written and oral instructions; willingness to learn
* Ability to work well with others, even in stressful situations
* Basic administrative skills
* Excellent customer service skills
* Good communication, including listening, skills
* Ability to work well with many different personality types
* Ability to stand for long periods of time

Relationships

Red Cross Leadership and volunteers; Department supervisor; Department staff; patients and family members

Length of Appointment

1+ year, renewable

Development Opportunities

  • Opportunity to assist military members and their families in a clinic/medical setting.
    * Attend relevant training

Requirements

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
    * Any required clinic/hospital orientation/training
    * HIPAA training
    * All appropriate In-service training as determined by the supervisor
    * On-the-job training

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About American Red Cross - National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region

Location:

4700 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to a service member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

47149 Buse RoadPatuxent River, MD 20670

(38.27204,-76.44556)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Healthcare
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible with a scheduled commitment of at least 4+ hours block of time once a week for a year. Shifts are scheduled Monday-Friday during business hours.
  • Base access and COVID vaccination Required

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