Give the Gift of Breath: Volunteer as a Pulmonary Function Technician

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ORGANIZATION: LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

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As a Volunteer Pulmonary Function Technician, you hold the power to transform lives through the gift of breath. Your role is pivotal in supporting our healthcare initiatives, working in tandem with our medical team to assess and treat patients with respiratory conditions, ensuring they receive unparalleled care. This isn't just an opportunity; it's a calling for certified Pulmonary Function Technicians to lend their skills and expertise, leaving an indelible mark on the health and well-being of individuals in our community.

Benefits of Volunteering:

· Enhance your expertise in pulmonary function testing, gaining valuable experience that goes beyond the ordinary.

· Connect with other healthcare professionals, creating a network that may open doors to future career opportunities.

· Experience the satisfaction of making a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals in your community.

· Build a sense of community and camaraderie by actively participating in initiatives that address local healthcare needs.

Responsibilities:

· Set up and perform Spirometry tests.

· Administer inhalants during Spirometry testing.

· Collect respiratory function data for analysis by medical providers.

· Monitor equipment and report any malfunctions.

· Keep patients informed on every step of the procedure.

· Ensure the safety and comfort of patients.

Qualifications:

· Previous experience in a medical or clinical setting, particularly in respiratory care of pulmonary function testing.

· Completion of relevant coursework in respiratory therapy, pulmonary function technology, or related field.

· Able to recommend and administer the appropriate treatments based on evaluating patient symptoms.

· Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with tact and empathy.

· Detail-oriented with proven organizational abilities.

Join us in our mission to breathe life into our community. If you are impassioned about making a profound difference in the lives of those with respiratory conditions, seize this opportunity to contribute your skills to a cause that matters. Your dedication can be the lifeline that someone desperately needs.

Apply now and be the catalyst for change!

2 Shifts

  • 07:45 AM to 12:00 PM PST - Spots available: 1
  • 11:45 AM to 04:00 PM PST - Spots available: 1
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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

Health & Medicine
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

  • Physician Assistant
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 Month (One - 4 hour shift per week) Total for 48 hours

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