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Utah Healthcare Corps
 
 
 
Have you ever helped a family member or friend receive healthcare services? Do your neighbors or friends come to you for help? Are there things harming your community you feel passionate about changing? If the answer to any of these questions is "yes," this might be the service opportunity for you. The Utah Healthcare Corps is accepting applications for Community Health Workers (CHWs). CHWs are trusted, knowledgeable frontline health personnel who typically come from the communities they serve. CHWs bridge cultural and linguistic barriers, expand access to coverage and care, and improve health outcomes. UHC CHWs will serve at community-based organizations in Salt Lake City, Ogden, and St. George, Utah. UHC CHWs are expected to serve at least 1700 hours over 52 weeks (one year). This includes participating in direct service, additional activities, events, service projects, and training as provided or mandated by the program. Exact service schedule will be determined in coordination with supervisors but will take place during normal business hours. UHC is an AmeriCorps program of the Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH).
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : UHC Community Health Worker (CHW) responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following: • Establishing trusting relationships with patients and their families to help them become more engaged in their health • Conducting intake interviews with patients utilizing motivational interviewing and health coaching, and enrolling and/or referring patients into applicable health and community resources • Following-up with patients via phone calls, home visits, and visits to other settings where patients can be found • Working closely with clinical teams to ensure that patients have comprehensive and coordinated care • Documenting patient activities and outcomes in appropriate databases • Attending team meetings as assigned to discuss progress, successes, and challenges related to the position • Other duties as assigned by clinic or supervisors must be in accordance with AmeriCorps terms and conditions
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Counseling ,  Medicine ,  Team Work ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Utah Healthcare Corps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2018  -   08/31/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  

Languages
Arabic
French
Spanish
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2018  To  08/30/2019 

Contact Cynthia O'Connor
860 E 4500 S
Salt Lake City   UT   84107
8017164613
cynthia@auch.org
https://www.auch.org/programs/
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 82609


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