Fall 2024 Health and Wellness Intern

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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- Ensure any urgent medication needs are resolved and that clients know how to fill and refill prescriptions at an accessible pharmacy. - Assist in reviewing medical examination forms for new arrival cases classified as high medical alert and coordinate their necessary linkage to appropriate care. - Assist in coordinating the initial health screening of new arrival cases at the local health departments where the clients reside. - Assist clients to become self-sufficient in navigating and utilizing transportation resources such as Medicaid taxi and Marta bus system. - Assistance with data entry, analysis, and administrative tasks relevant to health services provided. - Assist the Health Program Supervisor with scheduling and coordinating ongoing medical and health appointments for clients. - Comply with all policies, procedures, and protocols of the agency, placing importance on client confidentiality. - Refer clients to any other services that may be eligible for or interested in receiving internally at IRC and externally with partnering organizations. - Submit intern hours on volunteer dashboard. - Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Current undergrad, graduate student, or recently graduated student with a focus in Public Health or a related field preferred. - Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships. - Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment. - Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively. - Attention to detail and accuracy in work product. - Understanding and ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding client information. - Flexible, resourceful, and collaborative when working independently and in a team setting. - Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in language(s) spoken by client group is desired. - Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes. - Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle. - Submit intern hours on volunteer dashboard.


- Must submit intern hours on volunteer portal. - Must pass a background check. - Commitment of 15 hours minimum per week for 3 consecutive months. - Must be at least 18 years old.

This is an on-site/in-person role. This role will report to the Health & Wellness Supervisor.

Added 8 days ago - Updated 4 hours ago - Source: rescue.org