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Human Health Project
15-17 Chichester Street
Belfast

BT1 4JB
Tel: +1 323 825 5074
volunteernow@humanhealthproject.org


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Legal Patient Advocate



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About the Opportunity
Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community. We envision a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Information on HHP IMPACT Program: https://tinyurl.com/HHP-IMPACT-UK


As an organization, we strive to achieve our mission by

- Making the patient our highest priority
- Promoting peer-to peer information, education and support
- Promoting healthy lifestyles
- Improving the level of service provided by HHP
- Ensuring all health care services are relevant to the needs of the HHP community
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Serve as a patient advocate
- Communicate effectively and professionally with clients, medical providers and solicitors/lawyers
- Refer patients to HHP resources as needed
- Be open to learning about how to work with marginalized communities
- Learn basics on Insurance policies and procedures
- Attend trainings
- Commit to a regular schedule
- Be knowledgeable of and abide by the HHP Confidentiality Policies and Procedures
- Volunteers for this position should have excellent customer service, computer and communication skills
 

TIME REQUIRED A minimum of five hours weekly for six months to a year

 
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


- Lawyer, Solicitor, Barrister or paralegal qualification
- Case management experience preferred
- Adaptability when dealing with constantly changing processes, computer systems
- Exemplary critical thinking skills
- Proficient experience utilizing G Suite with emphasis on Google Docs and Sheets
- Exemplary communication skills, both orally and written, to a variety of individuals
- Ability to multitask
- Ability to function and make appropriate decisions in a fast paced environment

Min Hours Per week
5

Skills and Experience
Communication Skills,
Organisational Skills,
Social Support,
Team Work

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Volunteer Activity
Advice / Information,
Community Development,
Health / Hospitals / Hospices

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