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Erie Family Health Centers: Community Health RN

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

July 29, 2022 - June 2, 2023

Application Window

May 16, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Location

  • Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Unity Ostercamp
(773) 960-6027
uostercamp@amatehouse.org

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Amate House Fellow

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Description

Spend your gap year with Amate House! Develop your leadership skills, gain professional skills, and start your career in social justice with our fellowship program!

Provide direct nursing care to our patients – disease management, health education, counseling on diet and exercise, in addition to, direct patient care at the clinical site creating plans for transitions of care for hospitalized patients and supporting a Hepatitis C management clinic.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
o Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Patient Care Services staff including Medical Assistants assigned to a specific team in the health center
o Assists with program development and evaluation; serves as interdepartmental liaison
o Assist the Health Center Operations Director as well as Healthcare Providers in planning, scheduling, implementing, and evaluating daily patient visits and clinical operations of the care team
o Provides education to patients and families
o Provides nursing assessment and triage over the phone and in person; administers medications and assures maintenance of a safe patient care environment

Spend your gap year with Amate House! Develop your leadership skills, gain professional skills, and start your career in social justice with our fellowship program!

Provide direct nursing care to our patients – disease management, health education, counseling on diet and exercise, in addition to, direct patient care at the clinical site creating plans for transitions of care for hospitalized patients and supporting a Hepatitis C management clinic.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
o Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Patient Care Services staff including Medical Assistants assigned to a specific team in the health center
o Assists with program development and evaluation; serves as interdepartmental liaison
o Assist the Health Center Operations Director as well as Healthcare Providers in planning, scheduling, implementing, and evaluating daily patient visits and clinical operations of the care team
o Provides education to patients and families
o Provides nursing assessment and triage over the phone and in person; administers medications and assures maintenance of a safe patient care environment
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Living Allowance

$150 - $150 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Each fellow is provided with opportunity to be matched with a professional mentor, a spiritual companion, and counseling resources. There are three service days and trainings for all fellows each service year as well as mentoring if wanted.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Qualifications and Required Skills:
• AND/BSN required
• Current RN Illinois license and CPR Certification
• One to two years’ experience in community health nursing of ambulatory care preferred
• Demonstrated cultural competency to work in a low income, minority environment
Other Desirable Qualifications:
• Professional Fluency in Spanish

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 29

Service Details

Focus Areas

Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Educational Agency, Private School, Religious Organization, School-based Nonprofit, School District, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Unity Ostercamp
(773) 960-6027
uostercamp@amatehouse.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Amate House Fellow

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