Lakeview Health System
Join our Patient & Family Advisory Council
Lakeview Hospital is looking for patients and family members to voluntarily serve on an Advisory Council that partners with Hospital Leaders to make positive changes throughout the hospital.

The mission of the Advisory Council is:

In collaboration with Lakeview Hospital leaders and staff, the Patient and Family Advisory Council provides patient and family perspectives to optimize the care, experience and well-being of our patients and families.

We are seeking Lakeview patients and patient family members who are:
  • Committed to improving care and service for all patients, families, and community members. 
  • Willing to listen and consider different points of view.
  • Able to share both positive and negative experiences in a constructive way. 
  • Enthusiastic and positive about Lakeview Hospital's desire to be the patient-centered hospital of choice. 
  • Able to communicate with people from different backgrounds, experiences, lifestyles, and points of view.
  • Willing to go through the volunteer onboarding process (this includes a background check, vaccination verification and required learning). 

How do I know I am ready to be a Patient & Family Partner? 
The statements below can help you determine if you are ready to be a Partner. If you do not agree with all of them, it does not mean that you cannot be a Partner, but they may be things you need to consider more carefully. 

I am ready to be a Patient & Family Partner when: 

  • I am willing to talk about the positive and negative care experience I had as a patient or family member of a patient. 
  • If I had any negative experiences, I am coping well and am ready to respectfully share my ideas about how things could have gone differently. 
  • I am ready to speak up and share suggestions and potential solutions to help improve hospital care of other patients and family members. 
  • I am willing to think beyond my own personal experiences. 
  • I can bring a positive attitude to discussions. 
  • I can listen to and think about what others say, even when I disagree. 
  • I am willing to keep any information I may hear as an Advisory Council member private and confidential. 
  • I enjoy working with people who are different from me. 
  • I am willing to learn how to best serve as a Patient Advisor. 
  • I have time in my schedule to be a Partner. 

The Lakeview Hospital Patient & Family Advisory Council meets every other month on a Monday evening from 5 to 6:30 p.m.‚Äč


If you are interested in learning more about becoming an Advisory Council Member, please fill out the information form below and our Patient Experience Coordinator will reach out to you within a week.