Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 18.00-22.35
Organization's Mission: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Domestically, our 22 offices across the country ensure newly arrived refugees have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with them to gain self-sufficiency through English language classes, job training and placement services, and community participation activities. Opened in 1994, the Salt Lake City office resettles an average of 450-500 refugees each year.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Health Empowerment Coordinator, the Health Access Assistant will be responsible for facilitating health access for newly resettled refugees from pre-arrival up to eight months.
Primary Responsibilities: • Schedule and coordinate pre-natal, labor and delivery, post-partum medical appointments
• Provide transportation for client health/medical/dental appointments
• Receive and Manage MCH related donations (e.g. formula, diapers, etc.)
• Assist clients in ensuring medical bills have been billed to Medicaid
• Schedule and coordinate WIC appointments and grocery store orientations
• Complete R&P health related case-notes in ETO
• Provide Car Seat Education to clients
• Ensure client health needs are addressed in a timely manner
• Coordinate childhood immunizations for clients
• Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency
• Support overall functioning of Health Programs, projects and initiatives
• Participate in all program meetings and staff development activities
• Other related duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: • Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in health education/administration; preferably with diverse/refugee population
• Familiarity with Medicaid, US health care system, and refugee health needs/issues
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with limited-English speakers
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
• Strong computer skill with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); database experience a plus
• Well-organized with proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively
• Commitment to the IRC mission and core values
• Valid driver’s license, current insurance and access to reliable transportation required
Benefits / Why Work With Us: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
How to Apply: Through IRC Career Site
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

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Contact: Renee Pond
Email: Renee.Pond@rescue.org
Phone: 801-328-1091