Pathways to Health


April 10, 2018

Did You Know?

It is National Autism Awareness Month!

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. Learn more...

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Save the Date: April 16th

at Southwest Colorado Community College's East Campus

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The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado is planning a 5-city tour to discuss upcoming opportunities and resources available to nonprofits across the region. Please plan to attend one of our 1-hour meetings (dates/times/locations listed below) to learn more about ways to improve sustainability and increase capacity for your organization.

Tuesday, April 17

Pagosa Springs - 10 – 11 a.m.
Ross Aragon Community Center - 451 Hot Springs Blvd.
Bayfield - 1 – 2 p.m.
Pine River Public Library - 395 Bayfield Center Dr.

Wednesday, April 18
Cortez - 9 – 10 a.m.
Cortez Public Library - 202 N. Park St.
Mancos - 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Mancos Public Library - 211 West First Street
Durango - 2 – 3 p.m.
Community Room at First National Bank of Durango - 259 W. 9th Street

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2018 specialty clinic list (Revised 3/19/2018)

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Click here for the latest Patient Navigator Courses

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P.E.O. stands for Philanthropic Educational Organization. PEO helps support women in their quest for education.

They offer a P.E.O. ELF loan, which is intended to help qualified women attain a degree or certification from an accredited postsecondary educational institution. The maximum loan amount is $12,000 for associate and bachelor degree programs, technical or professional training and post-graduate certifications; $15,000 for master’s degrees and $20,000 for doctoral-level degrees.

Learn more here.

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Upcoming Trainings, click here



Strategies for Behavioral Health Integration:
Defining Roles and Responsibilities

Audience: Behavioral health providers

Commitment: Five weekly ECHO sessions held virtually

Thursdays 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (MT)

May 3, 2018 - May 31, 2018


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Download the latest CU Continuing Education Events

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AmeriCorps Program Manager

The AmeriCorps Program Manager supports the Colorado Opioid Response Program (CORP) Fiscal Manager and CORP Program Coordinator and serves as a point of contact for internal and external constituencies on numerous administrative, financial, and grant oversight matters pertaining to AmeriCorps State and VISTA programs. Responsibilities include: meticulous record and document keeping; grant budgetary and reporting oversight; contract execution; policy, agreement, and handbook creation, revision, and upkeep; AmeriCorps member and host/partner site supervisor oversight and evaluation, and site monitoring; performance measure and data tracking; and training creation and presentation. The ideal candidate is creative and enjoys working within a small, team-based environment that is mission-driven results-driven, and health oriented. The AmeriCorps Program Manager will work independently on projects and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. This position requires some travel within the state and occasional evening and weekend events.

For more information about Essential Functions and Qualifications please click here
To Apply click here

Professional Education Assistant Manager

The Professional Education Assistant Manager assists in the coordination and provision of educational experiences for healthcare professionals, health care students and the community. He/she evaluates the performance of current programs and designs and implements new programs with the help of the Professional Education Manager. He/she maintains current trend and information appropriate to the role-including attending appropriate workshops/conferences.

For more information about Essential Functions and Qualifications please click here.
To Apply click here.
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CORP Vista Member Service Positions

Bailey or Steamboat Springs, CO

While helping to ensure communities understand the correlation between poverty and opioid use, the CORP VISTA project will build capacity and leverage resources to benefit communities building coalitions to address the Colorado opioid epidemic. Members will: 1) Expand and strengthen partnerships and networks by identifying potential collaborators, planning informational meetings, and developing commitments among collaborators 2) Build capacity for financial resources by developing fundraising plans, identifying resources for fundraising, and drafting and submitting proposals 3) Expand technology use by developing technology plans, piloting new tools, and developing ongoing technology resources 4) Build volunteer recruitment and management systems capacity by helping to clarify volunteer roles, developing volunteer generation plans, developing volunteer units, and recruiting and managing volunteers 5) Increase knowledge of the correlation of economic stressors and opioid use by developing and distributing educational presentations and marketing materials.
For more information about Essential Functions and Qualifications please click here.
To Apply click here.
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Full time LPN or MA

A pediatric medical home practice whose mission is to provide every child excellent, comprehensive, and informed healthcare is searching for a Full Time LPN or MA to join our skilled and professional team. Our nursing staff is responsible for professional communication and collaboration with other health care team members to ensure the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Responsibilities included but are not limited to; collection of patient health data, procedures, phlebotomy, processing of lab specimens, health screenings such as vision and hearing, and telephone triage. We are ever expanding our Telemedicine and Specialty clinics, offering new and exciting opportunities to our nursing staff. If you are a committed team player interested in joining a multifaceted integrated care medical practice, please send your resume to nurseopening@ppswdurango.com.

Healthcare Job Opportunities in SW Colorado

Mercy Regional Medical Center, Durango, Click HERE

Pagosa Springs Medical Center, Pagosa Springs, Click HERE

Southwest Memorial Hospital, Cortez, Click HERE

Axis Health System, Durango, Cortez, Pagosa Springs,
Click HERE

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