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Patient Advocacy and Assess Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: The Brooklyn Hospital Center

  • 32 people are interested

The Brooklyn Hospital Center is seeking community minded volunteers who would like to be Patient Advocacy and Access Volunteers to our Out-Patient clients and their family's. The Patient Advocacy and Access Volunteers will be stationed in the Ambulatory Care Out-Patient Clinics and will help patients navigate the clinic, help them access on-line health information, download the hospital's on-line patient portal and help answer general questions that they might have.

Requirements
Friendly and out-going, with a little bit of a thick skin
Systems savvy, able to walk patients through downloading an app and navigate information in the database (volunteers will be trained)
An interest in Community Health, advocacy and Social Work would be a plus, but not required

The Brooklyn Hospital Center has been Helping Keep Brooklyn Healthy for over 175 years. We are committed to serving Brooklyn and Greater New York City. Our hospital is located in historic Downtown Brooklyn. We are near several of the major subway lines.

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM EST
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Location:

121 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission To make a difference in the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve through teaching, outreach and compassionate care. Our Vision To be a destination of choice for high-quality healthcare in a safe and compassionate environment and be recognized for centers of excellence in specialized practice areas.

Description

TBHC is the oldest hospital in Brooklyn and an independent community hospital. Since 1845, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has provided outstanding health services, education and research to our Brooklyn community. Our focus is ensuring optimal patient care through staff expertise and the use of advanced technology, and innovative medical and surgical treatments.

As Brooklyn’s first hospital, TBHC is proud to be a part of an incredibly diverse borough and is committed to Keeping Brooklyn Healthy.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

121 DeKalb AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11201

(40.69127,-73.97778)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • min. 4 hours a week

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