RHNSCNY is hiring!

The Getthere Call Center is expanding! Rural Health Network of South Central New York (RHNSCNY) seeks a full-time Mobility Management Transportation Advocate (MMTA) to work in Mobility Management of South Central New York’s (MMSCNY) Getthere Call Center, a one-stop transportation assistance center, providing case management, information and referral services, trip planning, travel training, and transportation education services. The MMTA will serve with the MMSCNY team of transportation professionals to improve access to health care and other essential services to those that face transportation barriers, with a primary focus on the elderly, people with disabilities, and the rural population. This is a 40 hour per week position with benefits. Candidate must be empathetic and understanding to the needs of individuals, practice analytical and problem-solving skills, understand the health and human services sector, and desire an integral role in the success of a dynamic collaborative community initiative. 


To apply visit http://www.rhnscny.org/how-you-can-help/employment-opportunities


Application Deadline: June 22, 2018.



Rural Action Alert!

THANK YOU!

The proposed 20% cut to Rural Health Network Development Program funding was not enacted in the New York State 2018-2019 budget. We want to thank our supporters and elected officials for advocating on behalf of Rural New York State.

More information can be found on our Rural Action Items page.




Rural Health Service Corps openings!

http://ruralhealthnetwork.org/americorps
AmeriCorps positions are still available for the 2018 RHSC term! Positions will begin in April/May and involve approximately 35 hours/week through November 2018. Please visit the RHSC website for more information on the following openings: 
  • Fresh Cycles Program Assistant 
  • Health Lifestyles Coalition Assistant
  • STAP (Southern Tier AIDS Program) Prevention Assistant
  • Central Region Coalition Assistant (with Rural Health Network) 

New York State of Health

https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov

New York State of Health (NYSOH) is the place to shop for and enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus, the Essential Plan, and Qualified Health Plans.


An Open Enrollment Period is a limited time of year when you can enroll in a Qualified Health Plan. The fourth Open Enrollment Period for NYSOH begins on November 1, 2017 and closes on January 31, 2018. If you do not enroll during these months, you will need to wait until the next Open Enrollment Period. There are some exceptions. You may be able to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan outside the Open Enrollment Period if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period. A list of qualifying life events can be found here. If you need coverage effective January 1, 2018, you must enroll no later than December 15, 2017.


Rural Health Network staff can help connect you with an in-person assistor. Call 1-888-603-5973 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

GetThere hours expanded!

http://www.rhnscny.org/programs/mmscny
The GetThere Call Center is now staffed from 7:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. Monday through Friday! 

MMSCNY Progress Reports Available Online!

Mobility Management of SCNY's 2017 Progress Report is available online now!
http://www.rhnscny.org/programs/mmscny
Mobility Management of South Central New York
http://www.rhnscny.org/programs/mmscny

Click the image to visit the MMSCNY webpage, where you can see the 2017 Progress Report documents.

Getting There Conference Presentations Available Online!

We are pleased to share the conference resources, presentations, and reference materials. Please click the image below to access the listing of conference materials from Getting There: A Conference on Bridging the Transportation and HealthCare Gap on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

http://www.rhnscny.org/programs/mmscny/getting-there-conference-materials--october-26-2016