Tuesday, March 4, 2014

OHD Internship Opportunity


Utah Department of Health, Office of Health Disparities  

Duration: April 2014 to August 30, 2015 

Hours:  Approximately 10 outreach events (4 hours each, not including travel) will 
be scheduled on an irregular basis, including evenings and weekends. 

Stipend: $10.00 per hour, with mileage reimbursement for outreach events outside 
of Salt Lake County. 

Openings: Up to four (4) candidates will be accepted. 

Description: Office of Health Disparities interns will comprise the Outreach Team 
responsible for conducting the “Bridging Communities & Clinics” program, 
which provides free health screenings, clinic referrals, and promotes 
access to primary care resources to underserved communities. 

Responsibilities: Interns are responsible for tasks including, but not limited to, providing 
blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, and BMI screenings; providing 
counseling; disseminating health and wellness promotion information and 
referrals; setting up and taking down screening stations; following up with 
clinic referrals by telephone; and other tasks as needed. 

Requirements - Current enrollment status as a medical school student, physician 
 assistant student, or nursing student. 
- Must attend mandatory orientation and trainings. 
- Must commit to at least six (6) pre-scheduled outreach events. 

Application: Interested applicants must email responses to the following questions 
to Jake Fitisemanu, Outreach Coordinator (jjfitisemanu@utah.gov), 
along with a current resume: 
1. Current academic institution (ex. Westminster College of Nursing). 
2. Current year in training (ex. 1st year medical student). 
3. Language fluency (verbal and written, other than English). 

Contact: Inquiries should be directed to Jake Fitisemanu, Outreach Coordinator 
jjfitisemanu@utah.gov, (385) 315 0220. 

Deadline: Applicants must submit requested information before March 17, 2014
Interviews will be begin the last week of March 2014. 

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