Unleash the Power of Giving: Volunteer as a Medical Assistant!

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ORGANIZATION: LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

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Do you have the desire to contribute your medical skills and expertise to help provide medical care to the working uninsured in Polk County? Volunteering with us can be your chance to do just that!

As a medical assistant, you'll be working alongside doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide free medical care to patients in need. Whether you're taking vitals, assisting with procedures, or simply providing a friendly face and a listening ear, your presence can make a real difference in the lives of those you serve. In addition to the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others, volunteering as a medical assistant can also be a great way to gain valuable experience and build your resume.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Be a part of a community that values your contributions.
  • Learn about various medical conditions and treatments from our experienced staff.
  • Networking opportunities with medical professionals and fellow volunteers.
  • Potential references for future employment or educational endeavors.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist healthcare professionals with examinations and procedures.
  • Prepare and update patient charts, including medical history, lab results, and referral information.
  • Handle electronic health records (EHRs) and maintain accurate patient documentation.
  • Perform basic wound care and dressing changes under supervision.

Qualifications

  • Certification or coursework as a Medical Assistant.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, and basic healthcare practices.
  • Accurate typing skills and proficiency in using an electronic health records (EHRs) system.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to interact compassionately and respectfully with diverse patient populations.

Join our team today and be a part of a healthcare organization that is revolutionizing free medical care for the working uninsured. This is an opportunity you won’t want to miss!

2 Shifts

  • morning / 07:45 AM to 11:45 AM
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

Location:

600 W PEACHTREE ST, LAKELAND, FL 33815, US

Mission Statement

Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (LVIM) empowers the medically underserved of Polk County to live healthier lives by providing access to FREE, high-quality, comprehensive healthcare through a community of caring volunteers.

Description

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART OF WHAT WE DO!

At LVIM, patients gain a medical home and have access to doctors’ visits, diagnostic testing, lab tests, ultrasound scans and x-rays at no charge because of our volunteer staff. More extensive diagnostics, such as CT’s and MRI’s, are also available through a network of participating ancillary providers who volunteer their facilities, staff and professional time also at no charge to LVIM or the patients. Additionally, LVIM operates a full-service pharmacy, funded by United Way of Central Florida, filling approximately 30,000 prescriptions a year. The Prescription Assistance Program within LVIM secures almost $3 million of brand-name prescriptions for patients at no charge.

At LVIM, the treatment is free; the care is priceless.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Health & Medicine
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

600 West Peachtree St.Lakeland, FL 33815

(28.04795,-81.96292)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • EMT
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 Months (One - 4-hour shift/once per week) - 48 hours total
  • Medical Assistant Certification or relevant experience.

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