Partnerships & Programs
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Kau Rural Health Community Association, Inc. board of directors is proud to announce that funding to support the “Ka’u Rural Health Academy” Program, a demonstration project that focuses on health, education, research opportunities and economic sustainability was provided by the HMSA Foundation.
Jessie Marques president states that the program will 1) provide and promote health education / prevention: Health & Wellness education; 2) establish a Youth Mentoring Program that fosters health career pathways, education, training and employment opportunities; and 3) introduce consumers to the use of health information and technology in the healthcare industry. The project is slated to begin March 2013 and is open to the general public.
Applications are now being taken for Office Manager and Program Assistant. Interested applicants can mail Resume to: KRHCAI P.O. Box 878 Pahala, HI 96777. Deadline for application is Monday January 21, 2013.
(a) Individuals and Small Businesses who will purchase health plans through the Connector;
(b) Diverse populations throughout the state; and
(c) Organizations that help individuals to enroll in health plans through the Connector, including insurance providers and advocates for hard-to-reach populations.
Hawai‘i Health Connector P.O. Box 3767 Honolulu HI 96812
Vickie attended Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona to obtain her BSN, then on to Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon to earn a Masters as Family Nurse Practitioner. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, where she was recently awarded the Hawaii State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award for 2012 for outstanding clinical practice.
Vickie, along with her husband Rick, own and operate the Ocean View Family Health Clinic since 2006. This is a full service family practice where she has served as a Primary Care Provider since 2006 for many patients in the ocean view and surrounding areas. She is currently serving as Vice President for the Ka’u Rural Health Community Association, Inc.