Courage Center Recruiting for Home Care Volunteers to Assist with Telemedicine Program
Press release from the Courage Center.
Courage Center Volunteer Services is recruiting skilled volunteers with special “people skills” to serve as Telemedicine volunteers working with primary care clinic patients.
In this exciting new position, volunteers work with Courage Center adult clients in their homes as a non-medical social support. Through relationship-building visits and setting up for telemedicine (Skype) conferences with Courage Center’s Primary Care Clinic staff, you can have a positive impact on a client’s health and independence by:
- diminishing the unhealthy affects of social isolation;
- reducing hospitalizations; and
- empowering clients to manage their health care plan.
We will be interviewing candidates through January 12, 2012. To be successful you must have a comfort level with technology, be able to of build a trusting relationship with a client on their own “home turf.”
Group Training is held Tuesdays, Feb. 14-March 20, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Time Commitment: Flexible weekdays, 2-3hr. shift/once a week for a minimum of one-year minimum (vacation time is always a given).
Courage Center is a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. At Courage Center, we specialize in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, Minneapolis-based Courage Center offers advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.couragecenter.org.