United States of America: Health Fellow

Organization: Global Health Corps
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

Position Overview:

The Health fellow will work closely with the Service Management team, under the supervision and guidance of the Associate Site Director. The Health Fellow will conduct physical wellness assessments of all youth that come through our doors in Newark. S/he will then connect young people with the appropriate medical professionals and provide comprehensive medical case management.

Responsibilities:

  • In keeping Covenant House current with the ever changing policies and practices of State funded insurance and private and public hospitals, the Health Fellow will serve as a liaison with these entities and provide updated information to the agency
  • Escorting youth to medical appointments as necessary
  • Following up on medical referrals
  • Medication monitoring and ordering refills
  • Updating resources information
  • Providing educational sessions to youth on relevant health and wellness topics utilizing community partners

Desired Skills and Experience:
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Bachelor’s degree*
  • Past experience working with the age population that we service (age 18-21)
  • Ability to drive a vehicle
  • Proficiency in using various Microsoft office programs
  • Ability to work with a team and independently

How to apply:

To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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