Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Purpose: The position of Nurse serves as support to Friendship Center’s Medical Clinic, supporting the organization’s mission of helping our clients through the journey of aging with health, dignity, and respect. The Nurse represents the organization to the clients that visit our clinics for medical visits assisting providers with basic patient care.
Location: The Nurse works in the medical clinics.
Processes Patient Intake
Under the director of medical providers, process in home labs such as urinalysis and blood sugar, A1c's, tests such as EKGs etc.
Answers questions about the clinic and the services provided
Other duties as assigned
Direct Supervisor: Ardree Chatfield
Length of Appointment: The Nurse is assigned to 4 hours every other week period of three months. More hours may be assigned at the volunteer’s request. After three months, the Nurse may be reappointed for another three months at the discretion of the supervisor. After six months, the person who is serving as Nurse may rotate to another position within the organization.
Time Commitment: One day every other week (Monday, Tuesday, or Friday) for four (4) hours (8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.), for a minimum of three months.
Qualifications: Clear and Active LPN or RN Florida License. Basic knowledge of computer and data entry. Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.
Support: Training for this position will be provided. In addition, the Clinic Supervisor will be available for questions and assistance.
Dress Code: Business Casual or Scrubs; Comfortable foot ware, lab coat if desired.