Rural Recruitment and Retention (3RNet)
The National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network for Healthcare Professionals (3RNet) serves as a clearinghouse for over 5,000 communities across the country where medical professionals connect with federal, state, local and other medical staff recruiters. Members are state based not-for-profit organizations such as State Offices of Rural Health (SORH), Advanced Health Education Centers (AHECs), Cooperative Agreement Agencies and State Primary Care Associations.
The 3RNet’s primary goal is to provide help to medical and health professionals looking for positions in rural and underserved area across the nation. To learn more about opportunities in Arizona, click the links below:
Arizona Department of Health Services - Bureau of Health Systems Development
The ADHS Bureau of Health Systems Development (HSD) administers the state workforce programs. HSD is the Primary Care Office for the state of Arizona focusing on improving access to primary health care through workforce recruitment, retention programs and the designation of medically underserved areas. The principal focus of HSD is to improve access to primary care, largely among Arizona’s vulnerable and underserved populations.
To learn more about the programs HSD administers click the links below:
- Arizona Loan Repayment Program
- Arizona National Interest Waiver Program
- National Health Service Corps
J-1 Visa Waiver Program
The J-1 Visa Waiver Program is also administered by the Buruea of Health Systems Development (HSD). The Center for Rural Health does not administer the J-1 Visa Program. For more information, visit the HSD website.