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.
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 NHC Philadelphia is recruiting for 1 position with Public Citizens for Children and Youth as a Patient Navigator. The Patient Navigator must possess Spanish Language speaking proficiency! More specifics about this position, including qualifications, and skills and experience necessary to succeed can be found here:(http://www.nationalhealthcorps.org/philadelphia/patient-navigator-7)
The positions will begin mid-July to early August, and the member will serve a minimum of 1700 hours over 46 weeks/10.5 months. The member receives a living stipend of $12,630 (taxable), and upon successful completion of 1700 hours AND 46 weeks, is eligible for an education award of $5,815 (taxable).
All applicants must apply to the NHC Philadelphia directly through our listing on my.americorps.gov (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 in your Motivational Statement where you found our awesome opportunity.