ATTENTION:Volunteer events may not be active or may have modified hours during the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
 
 

Free Medical Clinic

Free Medical Clinic

Contact Info:

Becky Lewis
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Phone:
402-475-1303 ext. 114
Ongoing
Location:
401 N. 2nd Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Lincoln, NE 68508
Opportunity Type:
Disaster

We are an all-volunteer clinic with an incredible team of hundreds of volunteers. We also have an extensive network of medical schools who’s students gain an incredible hands-on experience during a rotation at our Free Medical Clinic.

Volunteers and students make these vital services available and we are always looking for those who want to give their time.

Standard Clinic Hours
The Free Medical Clinic is open five days a week (closed on major holidays). Please work with our Clinic Volunteer Coordinator to schedule your volunteer hours.

MONDAY: 1pm – 7pm
TUESDAY: 8am – 4pm
WEDNESDAY: 8am – 5pm
THURSDAY: 8am – 5pm
FRIDAY: 8am – 4pm

Doctors, Dentists and Related Medical Volunteers: Medical Staff (MD & DO), Dentists (DDS), and related Medical Volunteers (LPT, PA, ARNP & DPM) need a current unrestricted license for their specialty. Each Volunteer in these specialties must be approved by the Clinic Credentials Committee.

Provides patient care and documentation in patient charts consistent with their specialty.
Evaluates prescription drug requirements of patients, if needed, and coordinate with in-house pharmacy and the Prescription Drug Assistance Program as necessary to ensure correct drugs are being ordered for both short and long term patient needs.

Nurse Volunteers: Nurse volunteers (RN & LPN) need current unrestricted nursing license. Nurse Volunteers must be approved by the Clinic Credentials Committee.

Makes intake assessment of patient’s illness, allergies, medications, etc
Takes vitals of patient and records data on patient’s chart.
Assist physicians and patients as needed.
Collects completed patient files and verifies entries are complete and correct.
Assists with files and organizing supplies when time permits.

Pharmacist Volunteers: All Pharmacists (PharmD & RPH) need a current unrestricted license. Pharmacist Volunteers must be approved by the Clinic Credentials Committee.

Dispenses drugs to patients who have prescriptions from CHFC doctors.
Registered pharmacists oversee pharmacist students who work in the pharmacy.
Provides advice and information to doctors, nurses and other volunteers at CHFC.
Coordinates with the Clinic Executive Director and the Drug Assistance Coordinator to get pharmaceutical samples, determine shortages, locate supplies, etc.

Dental Hygienists Volunteers: Dental Hygienist Volunteers need a current unrestricted license. Each Volunteer must be approved by the Clinic Credentials Committee.

Performs tasks as approved for their specialty.
Provides documentation of patient care.

Dental Assistant Volunteers:

Coordinates all phases of dental treatment.
Maintains dental appointment schedules and patient records.
Performs duties as directed by lead dentists.

Eye Clinic Volunteers: Ophthalmologists (MD) and Optometrists (OD) need a current unrestricted license for their specialty. Each Volunteer in these specialties must be approved by the Clinic Credentials Committee.

Provides patient care and documentation in patient charts consistent with their specialty.

Mental Heath Counselor Volunteers: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, and other Licensed Mental Health Workers need a current unrestricted license. Each Volunteer must be approved by the Clinic Credentials Committee.

Provides patient care and documentation in patient charts consistent with their specialty.

Medical Translator Volunteers: Certified Medical Translators and/or Bi-lingual medical service providers are needed.