National Health Corps Philadelphia/AmeriCorps 3 Positions Available Beginning November 2018, Health Federation of Philadelphia

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:15pm
Expiration Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018 - 4:15pm
Job Summary: 

Care Coordinators (2 positions available) Spanish Language speaking proficiency required

Locations: Delaware Valley Community Health: Maria de los Santos Health Center

                  Norristown Regional Health Center

For additional details about these positions, including qualifications, skills and experience necessary please follow these links.

http://www.nationalhealthcorps.org/philadelphia/care-coordinator-10  http://www.nationalhealthcorps.org/philadelphia/care-coordinator-11.

Patient Navigator

Location: Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Health Center 9

For additional details about this position, including qualifications, and skills and experience necessary please follow this link.   http://www.nationalhealthcorps.org/philadelphia/patient-navigator-8

All applicants must apply to the NHC Philadelphia directly through our listing at

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=5134&fromSearch=true. Please note that the listing that you are applying for will have different starting and ending dates than the ones we are advertising for with these particular positions!  Please include where you found our awesome opportunity in your Motivational Statement. These positions begin in early November.  Selected candidates will serve a minimum of 1700 hours over 46 weeks for 10.5 months. The member receives a living stipend of $13,732 (taxable), and upon successful completion of 1700 hours AND 46 weeks, is eligible for an education award of $5,920 (taxable).

The member is assigned to a host site and will engage in direct service through the provision of patient navigation, social service navigation and care coordination services. Each member has the opportunity to engage in professional development and growth opportunities at her/his host site through regular supervision meetings, shadowing and other trainings. Our members are also required to participate in monthly team meetings, group service projects, outside service activities, committees, and an annual retreat to build an esprit de corps and create friendships that last a lifetime.

The National Health Corps Philadelphia, one of four operating sites of the National Health Corps (NHC), was established in 1994 with the mission to foster healthy communities by connecting those who need it most with health and wellness education, benefits and services, while developing tomorrow's compassionate health leaders. Each year, the NHC Philadelphia recruits members who will serve at least 1700 hours over 46 weeks in community health centers, federally qualified health centers and other organizations to improve long term health outcomes in Philadelphia and the surrounding communities.