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August 28, 2018

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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31st. It's a time to remember, raise awareness and spread the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.

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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-$450 - 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/

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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International Overdose Awareness Day Friday, August 31st

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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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Do you enjoy working with students?
Gain new skills with this ECHO opportunity!

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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New Jobs
Health Career Announcement
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San Juan Basin Public Health is hiring a Digital Media Supervisor. This position will report to the Director of Communications. Successful candidates will have experience in social media/website management, digital video production, and graphic design. The ability to work in a fast paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential. The wage for this position is $21.04-$30.52 an hour plus benefits. Although the full salary range for this position is provided, appointments are typically made at or near the range minimum. This position is scheduled to close 9/7/18, or until an adequate pool is reached. To apply go to www.sjbpublichealth.org.
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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

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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