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University Health Services Clinic Volunteer Program

2024 Clinic Volunteer Application


UPDATE: The 2024-2025 Clinic Volunteer Program Application has been CLOSED. We have reached the limit for maximum amount of applications. Applications will NOT be accepted via email.

The next application cycle will begin in 2025 for the 2025-2026 school year.

Thank you for all those who applied. We will be reaching out in the coming weeks about next steps.

What is the UHS Clinic Volunteer Program?

The UHS Clinic Volunteer Program offers currently enrolled UT Austin students an opportunity for clinical experience in the University Health Services Clinics. UHS opens the window to accept new applications each year during February. Candidate applications are screened and selected candidates are invited to be interviewed. Candidates who are offered volunteer positions start their position the following fall semester. Volunteer positions last for two long semesters (fall & spring).

Requirements:

  • All new and returning volunteers are required to attend an onsite half-day mandatory orientation on August 23, 2024.
  • Volunteers who are unable to attend the mandatory orientation will be dropped from the program.
  • Clinic volunteers must commit to at least four hours per week (fall & spring semesters).
  • All volunteers must display regular attendance.
  • All volunteers must display professional conduct.

Duties are department specific:

Sports Medicine:

  • Assist healthcare providers and nursing staff with patient care.
  • Obtain vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature)
  • Assist nursing staff with maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
  • Transport patients between clinic departments.
  • Perform or assist with patient treatments.

Gynecology:

  • Assist healthcare providers and nursing staff with patient care.
  • Obtain vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature)
  • Perform or assist with patient treatments or lab specimen processing.
  • Assist nursing staff with maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
  • Transport patients or lab specimens between clinic departments.

General Medicine:

  • Perform or assist with lab specimen processing.
  • Assist nursing staff with maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
  • Transport patients or lab specimens between clinic departments.

Interested in applying for the UHS Clinic Volunteer Program?

  • Applications are submitted by completing the survey on this webpage.
  • Applications are reviewed by UHS Clinic Volunteer Program Coordinators. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by email or phone.
  • All UT students are welcome to apply. A major in a health-related field is preferred but not required.

Suggested process to submit a Clinic Volunteer Application

Applications are submitted via a Qualtrics survey. Once you start the Qualtrics survey you will need to complete the entire application. Qualtrics will not save your responses if you log out and log back in

It is recommended that applicants follow the steps outlined below.

Prior to Feb 9, 2024:

  • Open a Word Document
  • Copy and paste the questions below onto the document.
  • Thoughtfully prepare and write responses to the questions in the Word document and save.

On February 9th:

Best of Luck,
UHS Clinic Volunteer Program Coordinators

Application questions:

  1. Please list your previous volunteer experience along with a brief description of duties performed.
  2. Do you have any work experience in the healthcare field? If yes, please explain.
  3. Please list any current extracurricular activities and note any leadership roles.
  4. What qualities do you possess that make you a competitive applicant for the volunteer program?
  5. What would you like to gain from this volunteer experience?
  6. Tell us about an experience that helped define one of your values or changed how you approach the world. (Max 200 words)
  7. Is there anything else you want us to know about you?


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