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CPC Population Health VISTA - Health & Justice in RI
The Center for Primary Care (CPC), located in South Providence, is Rhode Island Hospital’s outpatient primary care and safety net clinic, serving 12,000 patients a year. The CPC serves low-income Rhode Islanders, with more than 80 percent of patients under- or un-insured. The CPC is also home to five “social medicine” programs: the Complex Care Clinic, the Refugee Clinic, the Recovery Clinic, the Transitions Clinic, and the Shower to Empower homeless outreach-medical partnership. The programs, which employ community health workers and provide wraparound services, serve particularly vulnerable Rhode Islanders: individuals with a history of frequent hospitalizations, lack of citizenship documentation, opioid use disorder, incarceration, and homelessness. This VISTA position will continue the work of the previous CPC Care Coordination VISTAs by further building the clinic’s capacity to provide additional supports and resources for these patients, develop new systems to improve clinic operations, and help clinic providers better address patients’ social determinants of health.
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Member Duties : The primary focus of this VISTA will be addressing population health, with a focus on how to improve the health of our patient population at scale. Tasks will include: Building upon the efforts of the previous VISTAs by continuing to develop & manage the Clinic's community outreach initiatives; planning & coordinating pilot projects with a focus on improving specific clinical outcomes; working in conjunction with the CPC Operations & Management teams and IT to build/enhance the current infrastructure for population level health care maintenance and preventive screenings; researching the impact on population health outcomes of interventions implemented during the course of the year; exploring new funding opportunities to enhance Clinic programming.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing support ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Health ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Medicine ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services . 
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CPC Population Health VISTA - Health & Justice in RI

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2024  -   06/02/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations RHODE ISLAND   Boston  


Accepting Applications
From  05/03/2023  To  05/31/2024 

Contact Lynn Bowlby
245 Chapman St
Providence   RI   02905

Listing ID 118928


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