Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. All Volunteers must download and fill out a volunteer application, and attend a volunteer orientation before working at Lake Norman Community Health Clinic. Please take a moment o review our volunteer guidelines prior to filling out the application. Volunteers must also review and fill our volunteer non-disclosure statement.
All volunteers are trained to maintain a high level of compassion and understanding, to treat all patients with respect in a courteous manner, and to maintain professionalism in conduct and appearance. Confidentiality is stressed, and all volunteers sign an agreement as part of their training. Volunteers are interviewed and must also provide a resume and two professional references. Those interested in volunteering or receiving additional information please look at are volunteer descriptions and requirements and email volunteers@LNCHC.org.
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Administrative and Clerical Volunteers
Front Office Assistants perform a variety of responsibilities related to patients and third parties inclusive of: answering the phone, retrieving messages and returning calls; registering and checking out patients; scheduling patient appointments and eligibility screenings; and releasing and requesting medical records from hospitals, other providers, attorneys and the Department of Social Services.
Nearly half of LNCHC’s patients are Spanish-speaking. Volunteers are needed who are fluent in Spanish to interpret for these patients during their medical visits. Volunteer opportunities are available
any day of the week.
The clinic also provides a community service by giving students from local area colleges and universities an opportunity to learn more about working in the medical field by interning for the summer or for a semester. The clinic also offers a competitive 3-year Pre-med internship for Davidson University students. Students must be classified as sophomores to apply.
Special Projects Volunteers:
The clinic periodically has fundraisers and special events requiring a volunteer workforce. These “give back” opportunities are meant for those who want to offer help, but may not be able to donate time consistently or over a sustained period of time.
LNCHC relies on an extensive network of certified and licensed professionals in the delivery of healthcare. Clinical volunteers are essential to operations. More than 100 doctors, nurses and lab technicians volunteer their services to the clinic on a rotating schedule. They have served more than 7,000 patients since 2001. A referral system is in place for patients who need additional care from specialists.
Volunteer opportunities for licensed professionals are available any day of the week. Credentialing is required for those applying for malpractice through the Federal Tort Claims Act. Clinical volunteers that do not have portable malpractice insurance can receive malpractice coverage from the Federal Government through the Federal Tort Claims Act. A completed application and the following applicable documents are required:
– Resume/CV with Education and Training
– Photo ID
– TB skin test results (within past two years)
– Hepatitis B immunization records
– Current License/Board Certifications/DEA License
– Portable malpractice coverage (if applicable)