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Envida - Health Transportation Data Analyst VISTA
 
 
 
The goal of the VISTA project is to eliminate transportation barriers to behavioral health and substance abuse treatment in El Paso, Teller, and Park counties by deploying comprehensive, innovative software that will accommodate both scheduled and unscheduled trips throughout a large, geographically diverse region.In early 2018 Envida embarked on a design-thinking process as one of seven national grants from the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM) to identify innovative ways to increase healthcare access through transportation for those with behavioral health and substance abuse issues. Subsequently, we began delivering regular bus service to rural El Paso County, and we are now ready to invest staff and resources in implementing a region-wide solution. We seek additional capacity of one FTE for the software rollout of next-generation transportation to support those suffering from behavioral health or substance abuse diagnoses. The transit solution will address emergent mental health problems as well as discharges from mental/behavioral health and substance abuse treatment facilities. Our target area comprises rural areas of El Paso, Teller, and Park counties, and we need someone to perform a needs assessment of this geographic region. Envida’s next-gen software acts similarly to the Uber and Lyft-style of access and is an “on demand” model, no longer requiring advance scheduling. Mental health crises, overdoses of opioids and other drugs, and alcohol-related incidents are not scheduled events. This on-demand software solution supports the person in crisis, healthcare provider requirements to track and deliver service, and best utilization of health facility resources.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member would help develop a needs analysis focused on the access challenges of behavioral health and substance abuse treatment in rural Colorado, specifically in El Paso, Park, and Teller counties.The VISTA member would assist with deployment of the identified solution, which could include telehealth or another innovative transit solution.The VISTA member will address transportation barriers for those with behavioral health and substance abuse treatment needs, corroborating such findings as these from a 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey by the Colorado Health Institute and The Colorado Trust. Once a solution is identified, the VISTA member will research other state models where this solution or technology is used. The VISTA member will work with the transit team to identify required resources for the solution, establish recommended processes, and initiate data tracking.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Veterans ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Public Safety . 
 
Skills :
Veterans ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Envida - Health Transportation Data Analyst VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/09/2019  -   12/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  08/19/2019  To  11/15/2019 

Contact Sam Twynam
518 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs   CO   80903
7199550741
sam@ppunitedway.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 91416


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