Maternal & Child Health Program Assistant SALT LAKE CITY

Website IRC - International Rescue Committee

  • Organization: IRC – International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Administrative support
    • Children’s rights (health and protection)
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:


Under the direction of the Health Empowerment Coordinator, the Health Access Assistant will be responsible for facilitating health access for newly resettled refugees from pre-arrival up to eight months.


·       Schedule and coordinate pre-natal, labor and delivery, post-partum medical appointments

·       Provide transportation for client health/medical/dental appointments

·       Receive and Manage MCH related donations (e.g. formula, diapers, etc.)

·       Assist clients in ensuring medical bills have been billed to Medicaid

·       Schedule and coordinate WIC appointments and grocery store orientations

·       Complete R&P health related case-notes in ETO

·       Provide Car Seat Education to clients

·       Ensure client health needs are addressed in a timely manner

·       Coordinate childhood immunizations for clients

·       Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency

·       Support overall functioning of Health Programs, projects and initiatives

·       Participate in all program meetings and staff development activities

·       Other related duties as assigned.


·       Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in health education/administration; preferably with diverse/refugee population

·       Familiarity with Medicaid, US health care system, and refugee health needs/issues

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with limited-English speakers

·       Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member

·       Strong computer skill with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); database experience a plus

·       Well-organized with proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively

·       Commitment to the IRC mission and core values

·       Valid driver’s license, current insurance and access to reliable transportation required

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The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementIn accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and InclusivityIRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

Equal Opportunity EmployerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits.  In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles. 


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