Pathways to Health

August 21, 2018


Did You Know?

AHEC is offering a Scholars Program starting
in October.

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Overview of Inner Resilience and Mindful Self-Compassion

9/6 -6:00pm -7:30pm
Location: Durango Public Library, Program Room # 1

Free Community Presentation

Cultivating Inner Resilience with Mindful Self-Compassion

9/10 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: The Smiley Building, Studio 10
Free Community Presentation

8 Week Inner Resilience through Awakening Heart and
Mindful Self-Compassion

9/11- 10/30 (8 TUESDAYS) 5:30 - 8:00PM

Location: Smiley Building, #205 Durango
Registration Fee: $250 - Payment Plan Available.

Contact Myoung Lee, by email: MyahMindfulness@gmail.com or
by phone: (970) 946-5379


First Aid/CPR

A state-wide class that meets all the requirements for all child care providers, renewable every two years.
This class is taught by a Colorado Division of Child Care approved vendor.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
9AM - 3PM
Cost: $100

All classes are held at the Early Childhood Training Center at 130 Rockpoint Drive, Suite C, Durango.
Registration and payment is required to reserve a space in the training.
Questions? Contact Corinne Flieger: 247-0760 x2 or corinnef@ecclaplata.org
Register at: http://ecclaplata.org/trainings/

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Do you have the compassion to help others and are looking to start a new career? Are you a personal caregiver who values professional development? Are you caring for a loved one at home or from a distance?
The Caregiver Learning Academy (CLA) is providing for YOU a certified program delivering education and skills to effectively and safely care for others. Classes include web based courses as well as hands on in-class learning by nursing professionals who provide ongoing support. Classes will resume in August (the 1st class graduated in July!) and are designed to be flexible allowing you to move at your own pace. The academy is affordable and scholarships are available. Call 970-335-8885 or go to caregiverlearningacademy.com for further information.
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Save the Date - September 21

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NEW! Specialty Clinic List (AUGUST-DECEMBER 2018)

Click here

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Level 1: Patient Navigation Fundamentals
Topics in this three-day "Level 1" training include patient communication, health promotion, professional conduct and motivational interviewing.
When: Sept 17-19
Where: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Level 1: Patient Navigation Fundamentals Online
Learn patient navigation basics in a virtual environment! You will learn the history of patient navigation, client assessment skills, health promotion and patient communication.
When: Sept. 24-Nov. 16

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AUDIENCE: Clinicians with minimal experience precepting who work in Colorado
A new $1,000 personal income tax credit is available to the following disciplines: MD, DO, APN, PA, DDS, DMD who precept in rural communities.
(Learn more below)
This series will be reviewed and acceptable for up to 5.0 credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians
Five weekly ECHO sessions held
Tuesdays from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. (MT)
October 2nd - October 30th
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Upcoming Trainings, click here

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New Courses Available!
See a full list of courses and links to sign up, see our online Calendar.

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Comfort Keepers of Durango is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor who delivers care to clients using the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation and oversees the medically directed services of the agency. He or she effectively interacts with clients, provides information on health maintenance and disease prevention, and provides case management for patients while maintaining high standards of professional nursing. The RN Supervisor will travel to client homes within the service area to ensure proper care is being provided and that procedures and policies are being followed.

The ideal candidate is a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, holds a current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in this state, and has at least five years of nursing experience with at least one year of home health experience and two years in a management or supervisory position. He or she must have a current CPR certification and a copy of an updated TB test results/chest x-ray. In addition, he or she has a genuine desire to work with the elderly or disabled, reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, a clean driving record, and current automobile insurance and fluent English speaking and writing skills. Will be required obtain liability insurance. Contact Erin Youngblood at erinyoungblood@comfortkeepers.com.
Comfort Keepers is hiring CNA/Caregivers in the Ignacio, Bayfield and Durango area. We offer paid training, recognition programs, advancement opportunities and have Aflac benefits available. We have flexible start dates and competitive pay rates. Work for the agency voted #1 in Home Care four years running! Join our top-rated company where you will be valued and appreciated. Enjoy personal satisfaction for making a difference in people's lives. Apply at comfortkeepers.com/DurangoCo or call 970-515-7055
Tri-County Health Network is searching for Behavioral Health Teletherapists to provide high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient mental health therapy to school-aged clients in 4 rural Colorado school districts using tele-health technology. Therapists, operating as independent contractors, will treat clients via live HIPAA compliant videoconferencing, using the same techniques and approaches as traditional in-person therapy. The position offers a flexible schedule and you can work from anywhere! For a full job description, visit: http://tchnetwork.org/jobs/behavioral-health-tele-therapist-job-description_community-school/
Job Title: Rural Enrollment Manager
Reports to: Director of Programs
Status: Full-time, exempt position

Hunger Free Colorado is seeking a talented, driven, and experienced advocate for a unique position designed to work in, engage with, and serve rural and mountain communities providing systemic solutions to hunger at the grassroots and community-based level. There will be an emphasis on connecting with and providing education and resources for the Accountable Health Communities Model (AHCM) initiative in western Colorado. The Rural Enrollment Manager will travel frequently, building capacity in small and medium-sized towns for connecting families and individuals to food resources, specifically the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps). This role will build relationships and capacity with local regional partners for providing SNAP application screening and assistance, as well as providing these navigation services directly when the circumstances require. Job description here.

Healthcare Job Opportunities in SW Colorado

Mercy Regional Medical Center, Durango, Click HERE

Pagosa Springs Medical Center, Pagosa Springs, Click HERE

Southwest Health System, Cortez, Click HERE

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

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