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Company: The Institute for Family Health
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Works as part of an interdisciplinary team to assist patients address personal and environmental difficulties which could negatively affect treatment adherence. Care Navigators will ensure the execution of service plans by accompanying patients to medical appointments, promoting healthy living, providing social support, health education literature, conducting home visits, and community outreach, as well as ensuring engagement and obtaining health home consents. Care Navigator will adhere to evidence based guidelines. Care navigators will carry out pre-visit planning, provide case management to address patient's individual needs as they pertain to treatment adherence, including but not limited to transportation to medical appointments and childcare. EDUCATION REQUIRED HS Diploma or GED required Bachelor's Degree in social work, human services, psychology, nursing or related field preferred EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED Knowledge of programs and Services Ability to write professional reports and correspondence Ability to work independently and as part of a team Knowledge of health care Ability to identify resources and utilize problem solving skills in order to meet patient's individual needs Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent time management and organizational skills Excellent computer skills required Bi-lingual, Spanish preferred PDN-9917283c-d693-4336-b639-ee0dcb7744a0

Keywords: The Institute for Family Health, New York , CARE NAVIGATOR SOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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