The Community Free Clinic, Cabarrus County
Retired physicians, Dr. George Liles and Dr. David Lockhart, founded the Community Free Clinic in 1994 in an effort to provide the uninsured residents of Cabarrus County access to free healthcare and medications. Since then, the Clinic has outgrown three locations and is presently located at 528 A Lake Concord Road. The Clinic offers services such as dermatology, neurology, and peer health coaching. Over the years, The Community Free Clinic has leveraged community collaboration and partnerships, vibrant staff, and their therapy dog Jacques in its mission to “keep people health”!
In the clinical role, the Fellow will be a limited medical assistant and As the limited medical assistant, the Fellow will assist clinical staff in recording data into the EHR, taking vitals, intake screening, and other typical MA duties. For a community role, the Fellow will be placed as a population health/health coach specialist. This will involve leading existing QI projects, working with Chronic Care patients, and doing health coaching over the phone.