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Free Medical Clinic

Volunteers will assist with administrative duties such as interviewing new patients, gathering financial information, preparing new files, and converting patient charts to a new system. Spanish translators are also needed. If you are a medical doctor, nurse or pharmacist there are opportunities to fit those skills.

Training: 1 hour orientation and application; volunteers are asked to select a regular time and date to serve.

Purpose of organizations 

  1. To provide opportunities for law students to work along side the staff serving the uninsured population in SC
  2. To provide skills development and enhancement opportunities for law students
  3. To create an awareness of the problems faced by people without health care services

Requirements or qualifications

Law students must

  1. be a good academic standing
  2. complete and submit the Volunteer Enrollment Form
  3. have an interest in serving the indigent population 

Responsibilities of organizations

The Free Medical Clinic must:

  1. agree to properly supervise the work of the law student
  2. provide clear and timely instructions
  3. seek opportunities to expose the students to various tasks
  4. provide feedback when possible.

Responsibilities of the students

The students must:

  1. communicate effectively and efficiently with the Free Medical Clinic office
  2. complete tasks in a timely and competent manner
  3. seek assistance when needed
  4. perform duties professionally
  5. treat this volunteer opportunity as if it was a paying or for-credit position

Skills Opportunities

The following Core Skills may be associated with this particular volunteer opportunity. Not all tasks will contain all of these skills. See the complete Core Competencies & Skills Inventory for more details.

  • Core Skill:       Oral Communication and Listening Abilities
  • Core Skill:       Task Organization and Management
  • Core Skills:     Professionalism

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