Family Community Clinic is community-supported and volunteer-driven. We require your volunteer efforts to improve access to health care for our community. There are many different volunteer positions at the Family Community Clinic. All of them offer an opportunity to (a) apply your skills, (b) cultivate a deeper understanding of a specific patient population, and (c) acquire new competencies essential to the operation of a free clinic. We are always looking for more volunteers. If you would like to volunteer as a Medical Provider (M.D., APRN, D.O.), Pediatric Medical Provider (M.D., APRN, D.O.), Pharmacist, Nurse (R.N., L.P.N., M.A., C.N.A., EMT), Front Desk Clerk, Interpreter, Scribe, please see Volunteer Descriptions for more information. Current Licenses are required for the Medical Professionals. Please note that volunteers do not need to have a medical or healthcare background – a broad range of individuals with a wide array of skills serve as volunteers in the Clinic. The clinic depends on its volunteers. Over 300 individuals volunteer their time in two major areas: Health care and clinic support. As the Clinic is growing and changing, the number and breadth of volunteer contributions also are expanding. The wide variety of volunteer positions is presented in the following list. To become a part of something bigger than yourself, please consider applying for one of these positions. Our volunteers work from a spirit of compassion, eagerness, learning, and fraternity. We welcome you! The Medical & Nursing volunteers are covered by the FCC’s Professional Liability policy.

Current Volunteers

Please click here to log into the on-line calendar and sign yourself up for a shift.

Future Volunteers

You can apply by filling out the online Volunteer Application Form. After you submit your application, our Program Coordinator will contact you by e-mail to invite you to a Volunteer Orientation Session at the Clinic.

Volunteer Descriptions

Medical Provider (M.D., APRN, D.O.)

Responsibilities
  • Provide primary and acute care to patients above the age of 18.
  • Clinical assessment & evaluation.
  • Development of treatment plans.
  • Providers will be given the resources to assist patients in obtaining low-cost medications.
  • and treatment options.
  • For a list of typical services provided by Medical Providers, see our Services page.
Qualifications
  • Current and unrestricted Kentucky Medical License required.
  • Current TB Test.

Pediatric Medical Provider (M.D., APRN, D.O.)

Responsibilities
  • Provide primary and acute care to patients ages 1 month – 18 years.
  • Clinical assessment & evaluation.
  • Development of treatment plans.
  • Providers will be given the resources to assist patients in obtaining low-cost medications and treatment options.
  • For a list of typical services provided by Medical Providers, see our Services page.
Qualifications
  • Current and unrestricted Kentucky Medical License required.
  • Current TB Test.

Registered Pharmacist

Responsibilities
  • Assist with “Drug Closet” medication preparation to dispense for the patient(s).
  • Provide patient education as a need for specific patients who need additional information regarding medications and the specific condition.
Qualifications
  • Current and unrestricted Kentucky Pharmacy License required.
  • Current TB Test.

Nurse (R.N., L.P.N., M.A., C.N.A., EMT)

Responsibilities
  • Provide safe, professional nursing services in a primary care clinic.
  • Follow established nursing process which includes patient assessment, intervention, evaluation, education, and discharge planning within the guidelines of FCC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure smooth clinic operation, making certain that patients are seen promptly.
  • Direct any questions to the Executive Director, as needed.
Qualifications
  • Current and unrestricted Kentucky Nursing License required.
  • Current TB Test.

In-take /Pre-appointment Assessment Nurse

Responsibilities
  • Gather the patient information over the phone before the appointment with help of an Interpreter.
  • Ask questions regarding the patient’s health information.
  • Inform the patient that he/she will receive a text to confirm or cancel their appointment a few days prior to their appointment.
Qualifications
  • Current and unrestricted Kentucky Nursing License required.
  • Current TB Test.

Front Desk Clerk

Responsibilities
  • Answering receiving patients telephone calls.
  • Scheduling appointments.
  • Managing patient charts.
  • Input patient information into the patient electronic medical records.
  • Scanning patient documents into patient electronic medical records.
Qualifications
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Current TB Test.

Interpreter

Responsibilities
  • Translates all aspects of each clinic such as admission process, medical and dental treatment, and discharge instructions. Render a complete and accurate translation.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality while supplying all information needed for safe, quality.
  • care. Never provide additional medical/dental advice in addition to what the provider is giving.
  • If the patient does not understand the information presented by the provider, the translator should notify the provider. A translator should constantly be updating his/her vocabulary.
  • Identify potential audio/visual aids to help support bi-lingual communication.
Qualifications
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in both English and the language of translation mostly Spanish. (Medical Interpreter training is available, with a commitment of three times a month for a year.)
  • Understands how to ask for help when situations or problems are present that are beyond their ability of knowledge.
  • Exhibits a willingness to learn new skills.
  • Current TB Test.

Note: The Interpreter will under NO circumstances offer medical/dental advice to patients. All medical inquiries will be directed to the Medical or Dental Provider in the clinic.


Scribe

Responsibilities
  • Assist providers to chart in the EMR. (Scribes are paired with providers who prefer to have assistance.
Qualifications
  • Advanced computer skills and previous medical scribing experience is preferred.
  • Current TB Test.


“The Family Community Clinic gives people hope and it is a blessing to be a part of a place that reaches so many. Everyone I have worked with and met through the clinic has impacted my life for the better. I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve others at a place that is so welcoming!”

Life Saver of the Month August 2018

Ken has been serving as a front desk clerk for almost two years, working faithfully for over 300 cumulative hours. His generosity and humble service has been a huge blessing to the clinic, and is a testimony of his dedication to our mission!