Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Utah Healthcare Corps is Hiring!!

The Utah Healthcare Corps, an AmeriCorps Program of AUCH, is hiring for the 2016/2017 Term.  We are searching for individuals who wish to serve their communities by providing direct service in the form of translation, enrollment assistance into insurance, health education, care coordination and other indirect medical services.  
There are currently 21 available positions across the Wasatch Front, Logan and St. George/Cedar City.  Basic benefits include a living stipend of $18,000 for the year; an Eli Segal Education Award in the amount of $5,815; health insurance; student loan deferment and interest coverage; childcare if qualified; and ongoing training.

During the program year, UHC members will:
  1. provide information and education on various community benefit services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner to the medically underserved in Utah;
  2. conduct public education and outreach to medically underserved individuals about the availability of health insurance affordability programs, distributing fair, impartial information about enrollment in affordable plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace and other publish health insurance plans such as Medicaid and CHIP;
  3. facilitate enrollment in health insurance affordability programs;
  4. help patients establish primary healthcare homes;
  5. assist patients in understanding and retaining their health insurance coverage, including assistance with how to use insurance.
In addition to the satisfaction that comes from community service, members will receive:
  1. Living Stipend of $1,500/month for Full-Time Members and $750 per month for Half-Time Members;
  2. Eli Segal Education award of up to $5,815 upon successful completion of service;
  3. childcare assistance if eligible;
  4. healthcare coverage for Full-Time Members;
  5. and ongoing professional development training.
Please contact Levi Webb at 801-716-4613 or levi@auch.org to schedule an in-person or phone interview.

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