Unleash the Power of Giving: Volunteer as a Medical Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine

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!

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Community, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 West Peachtree StreetLakeland, FL 33815

(28.04795,-81.96292)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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