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Volunteer Health Corps of Batonrouge

Rating: 4.88 stars   32 reviews 1,592

Address:

4655 Sherwood Comon Blvd Baton Rouge LA 70816 USA

Mission:

VHC serves in a volunteer capacity as a catalyst to forge partnerships between the private medical community and the public health sector in an effort to minimize delays in treatment, improve access to care for urgent problems, and minimize the use of emergency rooms for chronic health problems.

Results:

Benchmarks for 2011 111 volunteers saw 1163 patients for a total of 1953 volunteer hours valued at close to $500,000

Target demographics:

Those who have no primary care physician and are relegated to emergency room care. Those under insured and uninsured.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

2500

Geographic areas served:

Baton Rouge Area

Programs:

Tuesday night general medicine clinics-no walk ins-only ER discharge and hospital referrals from social workers Wednesday night orthopedic and rheumatology clinics Medical Reserve Corps-area disaster mobilization resource for physician and medical deployment in emergencies

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www.volunteerhealthcorps.org

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Reviews for Volunteer Health Corps of Batonrouge

Rating: 5 stars  

It was a pleasure to volunteer at Volunteer Health Corps. The staff were very pleasant and always upbeat. The staff genuinely cared for their patients. As a volunteer and student, I learned a lot from the doctors, who were eager to teach. This is great facility for the patients that use it and I am happy that I have knowledge of it and was able to experience all that they offer first hand.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

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The time I spent volunteering at this clinic was phenomenal. The staff was incredibly passionate and helpful. The doctors were extremely knowledgable and the nurses were very caring. This clinic is what this community needs, access to healthcare for the members of the community who are struggling finically. The patients were appreciative for the help they received. I know without a doubt that we improved the quality of peoples lives today.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My experience, as a Physician Assistant Student, at VHC was wonderful. I got some much needed patient care experience, interactions with physicians and other healthcare providers. I was impressed by the services offered to these patients and the level of healthcare provided. The physicians were friendly, and accommodating to not only myself, but the patients as well. I was really impressed by the facility.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Volunteer Health Corps was an incredible place to work! The staff was so helpful, and the coordinator, Tonya, was so informative and helpful as well. The patients were very appreciative and I love that they had a place to follow up. Would love to come back and help.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a wonderful non-profit health center. The staff was amazing and I thoroughly enjoyed working with them. Tanya, our coordinator, was amazing; she was very patient and informative and kept us moving! The patients were also so thankful for our help and thankful to have a place to go for their medical care. Will be back to volunteer again, LOVED this experience.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

I enjoyed volunteering at this clinic. Tania was very helpful and welcoming, and we all worked well together. I would definitely do this again!

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

My experience at VHC was very beneficial. The volunteers are great team players and the program serves a variety of patients in the community.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

This nonprofit clinic is very helpful and efficient with the amount of volunteers running it. Everyone plays their role and is a great team member to meet the healthcare needs that these patients need.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I volunteered for the first time at the Volunteer Health Corps of Baton Rouge today, and it was one of the best experiences I've gone through. All of the volunteers and staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Everyone treated the patients with care as if they had known them for an extended period of time. I will definitely be back to volunteer for the Volunteer Health Corp of Baton Rouge next Tuesday!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Volunteer Health Corps of Baton Rouge is a great place to volunteer and I really enjoy volunteering here. The staff and other volunteers are so friendly and welcoming. It is a wonderful service to the community and I will continue to volunteer here as long as I can!

 
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