Do you have a passion for helping others and an interest in health-related topics? Then consider checking out the great opportunities offered through Rural Health Service Corps! You will be able to help communities within the following areas: health access and education, creating systemic food security, and supporting independent living for the elderly, homebound and people with disabilities!
Check out some of the positions below and if you are interested in learning more, go to their website with the link listed at the bottom.
Public Health AmeriCorps (Full/Part-time)
Food Systems Member (25-30 hours/week)
The position of the Public Health AmeriCorps Food Systems Member will work closely with staff of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County’s Regional Farmer’s Market, Taste NY, Community Nutrition, and Ag Development team to address public health and food related issues such as food insecurity, nutrition education, product development, farmer support, and other community needs.
Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License, a personal vehicle, and a full COVID vaccination.
Population Health Coordinator at Lourdes Pharmacy (30-35 hours/week) Population Health Coordinator will help coordinate efforts to help patients access Telehealth services at Lourdes Pharmacy Binghamton. AmeriCorps workers will also assist Pharmacists, Financial Counselors, and other Lourdes Population Health advocates to document and track outcomes of work performed at Lourdes Pharmacy. Work that they will be involved in will include: Prior Authorization requests for medications, adherence calls to patients, identifying and assisting patients in various care gaps.
A background in data analytics or experience with Google Sheets is preferred. We are looking for a kind, compassionate, and independent thinker who will look at our challenges and workload with a new perspective. Patient outreach is a primary function of this role, so empathy and a collaborative, humble nature are a must.
For more information on applying, click here.