Neighborcare Internships

Everyone deserves access to quality health care.

Neighborcare Health is looking for two interns for this summer. One position is 20 hours a week at the 45th Street Clinic and the Lake City Clinic and the other is 15 hours a week at Neighborcare’s 2 Homeless Clinics. Please contact Rosemary D’Agrosa at RosemaryD if interested.

45th Street Clinic/Lake City Summer Internship:

· Intern will work for Neighborcare Health at 45th Street and Lake City from mid-June until the end of August

· Unpaid 20 hour per week position

Responsibilities:

· Coordinate and conduct outreach at various community events and social service agencies, including fairs, festivals, farmer’s markets and food banks

· Manage and supervise volunteers working on phone call outreach for dental visits, diabetes management, new patient visits and other patient care

· Special projects as needed

Required Experience:

· A Bachelors degree or several years of college level coursework

· Able to work comfortably and respectfully with diverse communities

· Able to communicate Neighborcare’s mission at community events, outreach sites, and in clinics

· Able to meet minimum time commitments

· Able to use basic office software

Preferred Qualifications:

· Previous experience in outreach and/or front desk office work

· Familiarity with NextGen systems/Electronic Medical Records

· Previous experience working in a healthcare setting

· Knowledge of community resources for low-income individuals and families

Homeless Clinics Summer Internship:

· Intern will work for Neighborcare Health at Ballard Homeless Clinic at Nyer Urness House and Neighborcare Health at 45th Street – Homeless Youth Clinic from mid-June until the end of August

· Unpaid 15 hour per week position

Responsibilities:

· Provide front desk coverage (answer phones, schedule and check-in patients, assist patients with registration paperwork, coordinate specialty care appointments, open/close clinics)

· Recruit new patients through outreach at meal sites, food banks, shelters, and community events

· Screen established patients for state health insurance eligibility and assist interested patients through the application process, providing follow-up services as needed

· Connect patients to community and health resources and make referrals to social service agencies.

· Train and supervise volunteers at outreach sites and in clinics

· Take on special projects depending on clinics’ needs

Required Experience:

· A Bachelors degree or several years of college level coursework

· Able to work comfortably and respectfully with diverse communities and engage with homeless youth and adults

· Able to communicate Neighborcare’s mission at community events, outreach sites, and in clinics

· Able to meet minimum time commitments

· Able to use basic office software

Preferred Qualifications:

· Previous experience in outreach and/or front desk office work

· Familiarity with NextGen systems/Electronic Medical Records

· Previous experience working with homeless individuals or vulnerable communities

· Knowledge of community resources and state programs available to homeless individuals

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