General Information: If you are looking for a job in a rural community with beautiful landscapes, friendly people,
culturally diverse populations and generous benefits - look no further - Arizona is your destination. Arizona
is recognized for its natural beauty, high quality of life, and its ongoing
innovation in all fields from agriculture to technology. Whether you enjoy
hiking, skiing, the arts, or relaxing at the spa, there’s a place for you in
Arizona. Why not make the Grand Canyon State the next
place you call home.
is the 6th largest state in the U.S. by area and is home to about
6.4 million people. The state’s culturally diverse population is one of the
fastest growing with 21 federally recognized Native American tribes/nations and
more than 1.9 million people or 30% of Hispanic ethnicity. Many health care
providers enjoy the benefits of living and working in a rural community.
Arizona Rural Recruitment & Retention Program (Arizona 3RNet) at the Center for Rural
Health (CRH) provides assistance to health providers seeking jobs in rural
Arizona and health facilities seeking necessary providers. Through this
site, you can view or post job opportunities.
Click here to visit the Center for Rural Health website.
Arizona Loan Repayment Program
care providers may be eligible for up to $40,000 of tax-free loan repayment for
a minimum service of two years or up to $87,000 for a four year commitment
through the Arizona State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).
Modeled after the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (NHSC), SLRP will repay
qualifying educational loans in return for primary care services in communities
located in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians in General Practice, Family Medicine,
Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, or General Dentistry, and midlevel
providers such as Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified
Nurse Midwives may be eligible if working full-time (40 hours per week) in
public/private, non-profit OR rural private practices. For more information,
please visit the SLRP website or you may call Ana Roscetti at
Empowering Providers for a Healthy
Arizona has a shortage of primary care providers needed to address
the healthcare needs of our most vulnerable populations. Our healthcare
workforce is vital to state initiatives to expand access to primary care
services and provide health and wellness for all Arizonans. The Arizona Department of
Health Services, Division of Public Health, Bureau of Health Systems
Development is pleased to present the Arizona Health Care Connection, a quarterly
newsletter designed to support and empower your efforts to serve our community. Here's the direct link: http://www.azdhs.gov/hsd/newsletters/az-healthcare-connection/
Available Opportunities: Administrative/Managers, Audiologist, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice/Internal Medicine,
General Surgery, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Physician Assistant, Pharmacist, Psychiatrist/Psychologist, Radiologist, Social Worker.
The Arizona Rural Recruitment
& Retention Program at the CRH works closely with the Bureau of Health
Systems Development (HSD) at the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS)
and the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers both based in Phoenix,
Ana Lyn Roscetti, MPH, Workforce Section Manager
Bureau of Health Systems Development, Arizona Department of Health Services
150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Tel: 620.542.1066 Fax: 602.542.2011 (Attn: J-1 Visa Waiver) Email: ana.lyn.roscetti.@azdhs.gov
Lourdes Paez, Workforce Development Coordinator
Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
700 E. Jefferson Street, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Tel: 602.288-7550 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visa Information and Other Available Programs:
J1 Contact Information
Bureau of Health Systems Development, AZ Dept. of Health Services
105 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Fax: 602-542-2011 (mark Attn: J-1 Visa Waiver)
Visit the HSD website for more iformation on the J-1 Visa Waiver Program
COMMUNITY SUCCESS STORIES
Seeing the Background ‘Patient Story’ Empowers Family Care Coordinator
Nov 25, 2013 Comments: 0 Topics: NRHD Blog Series , Somerton , Lifetime Health Diary , Lynda Bergsma
Being able to view a background ‘Patient Story’ - comprised of clinical data, psycho-social data and lifestyle data - has enabled Family Care Coordinators to contribute to improving the care plan and the health outcomes of their patients at the Regional Center for Border Health in the small rural community of Somerton, Arizona, only a few miles from the U.S./Mexico border.
Arizona Rural Health Conference, August 20-21, 2013 | Prescott, Arizona.
Pre-conference Session: 3RNet: Recruiting for Rural Arizona. Click here to view the presentation
ADHS Rural Recruiment Forum
The two-day Forum was a success! Click here to veiw the presentations.
Center for Rural Health, The University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
1295 N Martin Ave, Bldg A202
P.O. Box 245177
Tucson, AZ 85724
Visit the Center for Rural Heath Webpage
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