Health Screening Nurse
Location: Free Clinic
Health Screening
Duties: Duties:

* Set up the lab to screen patients, using the Cholestech LDX
machine to test cholesterol and blood glucose levels.

* calibrate Cholestech LDX

* Interview patient to determine what tests or readings the patient
would like performed (ie. Blood pressure only, Cholesterol and
Glucose only).

* Perform a finger stick to test the patient’s cholesterol and
blood glucose

* Run the appropriate test

* Take blood pressure and record the results

* A dietitian may be volunteering to assist you in talking with the
patient about certain nutrition and lifestyle changes. Patient
education resources are available in the lateral filing cabinets
near the back door.
Qualifications: * Licensed in State of Washington (RN, LPN, HCA, EMT, CNA)
* Enthusiasm for helping the undeserved.
* Detail-oriented and capable of focusing in a busy clinic environment.
* Previous experience and/or training as medical assistant, nurse, or
medical technician strongly encouraged.
Benefits: * The satisfaction of having helped uninsured families, the larger
community, and the Free Clinic, which would not be able to
function without its volunteers.
* Valuable health care experience and insight, useful to anyone
considering a career in health care.
* Valuable experience consulting directly with patients about
preventative health care measures and basic nutrition.
* A potential letter of reference, for academic and professional
* The enjoyment of being a member of an enthusiastic, diverse, and
caring team of volunteers.
License or Certification Required:Yes
Liability Insurance Required:No
Volunteers serve up to: 4 hours Weekly
Times needed:
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Varied Times: