3RNet Rural Jobs Network

3RNet, the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network, is a nonprofit organization that connects health care facilities in rural or underserved areas and health professionals looking for work.  They have representatives or “members” in all fifty states, the Mariana Islands, the Veterans Administration, and the Indian Health Service.   Find these representatives, and full details about the organization for both facilities and professionals, at https://www.3rnet.org/.  The web pages specific to Networks 16 and 18 states are:

The Office of Rural Health at the Washington Department of Health is subsidizing the 2020 series of introductory 3RNet Academy courses so Washington healthcare facilities can attend for no charge:

  • October 6, 2020 – Recruiting for Retention: Using Candidate Motivations to Strategically Market
  • October 20, 2020 – Combating Isolation in Rural and Underserved Recruiting
  • November 3, 2020 – Compensation Trends for Providers: Balancing Financial and Lifestyle Needs
  • November 17, 2020 – Avoiding Burnout through a Managed Scope of Practice
  • December 1, 2020 – Recruiting for Team Based Care in Rural and Underserved Communities
  • December 15, 2020 – Building Support for Your Recruitment Efforts at the Local Level

Find more information about the 3RNet Academy and courses at https://academy/3rnet.org/why-attend.html and https://academy.3rnet.org/agenda.html.  Register at https://academy/3rnet.org/register.html using coupon code 2021WA at checkout.  The webinars will be recorded, so registrants can watch them on their own schedule.  For questions about 3RNet: info@3rnet.org or 800-787-2512.  For questions about the Washington program: Faith Johnson at faith.johnson@doh.wa.gov or 360-236-2815.

9/28 Free Job Fair

My Employment Options will hold a free September 28, 2020 Online Job Fair for their Ticket to Work clients, job-seekers with disabilities or other challenges, and anyone else who wants to attend.  Both work-at-home and on-site jobs will be included.  Find details and registration at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/register-for-virtual-job-fair/.

Find the Social Security Administration’s introduction to the Ticket to Work program at https://choosework.ssa.gov/about/how-it-works/index.html.


8/11 NCC Webinar on COVID-19 Work Safety

The ESRD National Coordinating Center will host a webinar at 1pm PDT August 11, 2020 on Health and Safety at Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic, presented by Comagine ESRD Network Patient Safety Director Lisa Hall and two patient Subject Matter Experts.  The webinar will provide workplace health and safety tips, review rehabilitation and employment services for people with kidney disease, and share kidney patients’ work experiences during the pandemic.  Find more details and register at https://esrdncc.org/covid-19/covid-webinars/.

7/30 EO Work From Home Job Tips Call

Employment Options, an authorized Employment Network in the SSA Ticket to Work Program, will present a free conference call and online slide show on July 30, 2020 at noon PDT on Work From Home Job Tips: What You Need To Know!  Topics will include Work At Home challenges, mental and physical aspects, technology requirements, resume tips, Work At Home job examples and new industries, protecting yourself from scams, and new hire expectations.  Register, peruse recordings of past presentations, and sign up for their email bulletins at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/webinar-registration-page/.  The presentation includes an audio portion that’s open to an unlimited number of attendees, and a limited-capacity online slide show that can  accommodate only the first 250 registered attendees to log in on July 30.  Instructions will be sent to you when you register.

Employment Options is also available daily to help SSDI/SSI disability benefit recipients return to work in the free SSA Ticket to Work Program.  EO offers both Work At Home and onsite jobs in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.  For more information see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/apply-now/.  The web page includes resources and links for people in California and Alaska or who otherwise are not qualified for the Ticket to Work Program.

10/17 DPC Webinar on Transplant

Dialysis Patient Citizens will present an October 17, 2019 webinar on Decisions You Need to Make about Your Transplant Choice.  The webinar will cover high risk donors, the transplant waitlist, and how to be a “great transplant recipient.”  RSVP at https://www.dpcedcenter.org/news-events/education-webinars/.  This is short notice, but the webinar will be recorded, and when the recording is ready you can find a link to it at the same web page, along with past webinars on topics like diabetes, employment, exercise, medications, laughter, support, and many others.  The next monthly webinar, on November 21, will be about Treatments and Modality Options for Kidney Disease.  There’s no date set yet, but the December webinar will be on Kidney Nutrition.  Find more details and RSVP for current and future webinars at https://www.dpcedcenter.org/news-events/education-webinars/signup/.

9/26 Webinar on Working from Home

My Employment Options will present a free September 26, 2019 webinar on Preparing to Work from Home.  The webinar will cover what you need to know before applying for work at home jobs, common legitimate work at home jobs, general work at home requirements, benefits of working at home, and tips for attending their upcoming online job fair.  Register for Preparing to Work from Home at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/webinar-registration-page/.  For information on, and to register for, the upcoming October 10, 2019 online job fair, see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/register-for-virtual-job-fair/.  Find the My Employment Options Apply Now page regarding working-at-home jobs at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/apply-now/.