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Joyce Hospodar

Arizona 3RNET Network Coordinator

Tel: 520-626-2432

"Arizona is the perfect fit for health professionals looking to practice in a state that provides so many different and unique practice site options. From beautiful desert landscapes to mountain peaks and ponderosa pines and diverse populations rich in culture and heritage."

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How I can help your job search:

If you are a health care professional interested in living and working in Arizona, Joyce can:

  • Answer questions you may have about current job openings across Arizona
  • Guide you on how the National Health Service Corps works in Arizona
  • Provide information on Arizona-specific loan repayment programs
  • Help you navigate the J-1 Visa Waiver process in Arizona
  • Tell you more about Arizona’s state-specific incentives for health care professionals

Joyce is an employee of the University of Arizona Center for Rural Health. In partnership with the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers, Joyce and her partners coordinate 3RNET activities in Arizona.

Additional 3RNET contacts in Arizona are: Lourdes Montez, Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers, 602-288-7550,, and Tiffany Wong, Arizona Department of Health Services, 480-518-7947, 

Behavioral Health Resources in Arizona

Behavioral Health Resources in Arizona

Job search support is provided for the following behavioral health disciplines:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Substance Use Disorder Counselor
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
  • Peer Recovery Support Specialist
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Addiction Medicine Physician

Additional Resources:

Incentive programs for behavioral health professionals:

Pipeline and pathway programs into behavioral health fields:

Behavioral Health Workforce Recruitment Contact in Arizona:

Joyce Hospodar
Arizona Center for Rural Health
Tel: 520-626-2432   

Arizona - About J-1 Visas

J-1 Visas in Arizona

If you want to obtain a J-1 Visa Waiver in Arizona, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start your job search about 18 months prior to when you want to start working.
  2. Find a job at an eligible J-1 site in our state. You can search for J-1 eligible jobs on 3RNET. Start your J-1 job search in Arizona now.
  3. Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.

Arizona J-1 Visa Waiver Program

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Exchange Visitor Program

J-1 Visa Contact in Arizona:

Yahaira Pauwells
Bureau of Women's and Children's Health, Arizona Department of Health Services
Tel: 480-549-5251  

Health Care Employers in Arizona

Health Care Employers in Arizona

You'll find jobs on 3RNET from these types of health care employers in Arizona:

  • Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)
  • Community Health Centers (CHCs)
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • Indian Health Service sites
  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment sites
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar sites
  • Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
  • Tribal Health sites
For Arizona Employers

For Arizona Employers

If you’re a health care employer in Arizona and you’d like to post your jobs on 3RNET, please fill out our employer application form which will be sent to the Arizona Network Coordinator.

If you have specific questions about using 3RNET in Arizona, please contact 3RNET’s Arizona Network Coordinator, Joyce Hospodar.