Participant Description

Community Health Reporters will provide the Center with monthly reports verifying the following:

  • new and existing practices and providers (General Practitioners, Physicians in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, General Surgery, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry, Pharmacies, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Dentists, Ophthalmologists, and Optometrists)
  • hours of service
  • physical address
  • if new patients are being accepted at these practices

They will also be reporting any local news regarding health departments, hospitals, surgery centers, and ancillary medical services in the community.

Community Health Reporters will receive a monthly incentive for their work and reporting responsibilities.

Qualifications

Applicants must be 21 or older. Must have reliable transportation, site visits will be required quarterly. Must be comfortable with changing technology and have access to email and a cellphone. Reporting will be completed online.

Program Dates 

Rolling Applications Open         July 7, 2021 (Application period open until all positions are filled)

Interviews                                      Beginning July 12, 2021

Start Date                                       August 1, 2021

*Application can be found below map*

 

Please submit questions by email only to:

Kedrick Williams
Community Resource & Assessment Specialist
Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center
[email protected]

 

 

The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center is seeking applicants for Community Health Reporters in the territories color coded below. Counties in GRAY are unavailable, not participating at this time, or are not designated as rural. Territories designated in WHITE are stand alone counties that will be assigned 1 reporter. Territories are subject to change as the program expands.

 

 

Community Health Reporter Application

  • Counties you will be reporting on if you are selected.