The purpose of the Church Health Scholar position is to perform thought-provoking work that provides on-the-job education and opportunity for knowledge, skills & competency development in a health care, nonprofit community wellness. The Scholar will provide service to the uninsured community of Memphis. The Physical Rehabilitation Scholar will assist with the everyday functions of the CH Physical Rehabilitation department both clinical and administrative. Scholar will perform designated and supervised routine therapy tasks, as trained by and under the direction of the Licensed Therapists.
General schedule is between M-Th-start between 7-7:30am and end between 4-5:30pm; F-7:00am-12:00pm. Scholars need to be able to flex their schedule for this position and hours are open to some negotiation.
The Church Health Scholars program is a one-year, service learning fellowship for recent four-year college graduates interested in serving underserved populations and exploring the intersection of faith and health. By providing early exposure to honorable work through the Scholars program, Church Health aims to provide a firm foundation for Scholars to build professional and personal values, work ethic and perspective that forwards our mission to care for one another in our Memphis community.
Since its inception as the volunteer-based Clinic Assistant Program in the mid-1990’s, the Church Health Scholars program has helped participants launch careers as medical providers, community leaders and healthcare professionals.