Description: Seeking recent college graduates interested in healthcare to help our small rural hospital to develop policies, procedures, and tactics to achieve Accountable Care Organization (ACO) designation. The VISTA will help identify and implement outreach activities to improve the health and well-being of the people we serve.
Program Benefits: Relocation allowance, health coverage, training, choice of educational award or end of service stipend, living stipend.
Skills Desired: Conflict resolution, education, communications, community organization, computer/technology
What is an AmeriCorps VISTA?
AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) taps the skills, talents, and passion of more than 8,000 Americans annually to support community efforts to overcome poverty. The program’s nationwide corps of VISTAs commits to full-time for a year at a nonprofit organization or local government agency to build the capacity of these organizations to carry program that tackle poverty.
Where is Pocahontas Memorial Hospital?
PMH is located in Buckeye, West Virginia in Pocahontas County. Pocahontas County is known as "Nature’s Mountain Playground" and offers opportunities for hiking, skiing, kayaking, biking, and fishing. PMH is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital, Level IV Trauma Center, and Rural Health Clinic.
- Problem Solving
- Critical Thinking
- Basic Computer Skills
- Community Outreach
- First Aid / CPR
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Full Time