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Health Access Program Coordinator

Salt Lake City

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:


Under the direction of the Health Program Manager, the Health Access Program Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating health access for newly resettled refugees. 



·       Email weekly arrivals and health program spreadsheets to UDOH Refugee Health Program 

·       Complete monthly billings to UDOH Refugee Health Program 

·       Quarterly data collection and reporting to UDOH & other funders on program outcomes 

·       Oversee Medicaid enrollment and HMO completion 

·       Coordinate health intakes within 72 hours of arrival 

·       Ensure newly arrived refugees receive health screening within 30 days of arrival 

·       Schedule and coordinate health screening follow up appointments and referrals 

·       Coordinate the completion of all LTBI related appointments including chest x-rays, chest clinic, nurse intake, med pick up, and other LTBI related duties 

·       Coordinate on-going adult dental care with South Main Health Center and other partners 

·       Manage the weekly transportation list  

·       Supervise Health Access Program Specialists and Assistants 

·       Supervise 1-3 Health Access Interns per semester 

·       Assist with interpreter coordination and support 

·       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 

·       Complete R&P health related case notes 

·       Support health team staff in teaching clients how to navigate the U.S. healthcare system 

·       Assist clients in ensuring medical bills have been billed to Medicaid 

·       Other related duties as assigned. 



·       Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Promotion or Social Work preferred 

·       Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in health education/administration; preferably with diverse/refugee population 

·       Familiar 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 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: 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.


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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.