Bachelor's Degree preferred
Bilingual Spanish/English speaking preferred
Minimum one (1) year experience in a social service or health care setting preferred
Prior healthcare experience preferred
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Strong organizational skills
Ability to set priorities and follow up
Basic keyboarding and computer literacy
High energy and enthusiasm
NY State Driver's License without points
The patient navigator works as a member of the clinic team to facilitate client's access to physical and behavioral health care, through the following activities:
Identify, refer and schedule clients in need of services, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric services, physical exams, tuberculosis screening, HIV testing and screening and treatment of chronic illnesses.
Provide individual and group counseling and support services to program participants.
Work with team to arrange medical appointments, confirm appointments, and all other activities required to improve client compliance.
Work with patients with complex medical illness requiring frequent appointments in clinic and to specialists, including confirming appointments, assisting with transportation and obtaining records from outside medical providers.
Work with team to assist residents with enrollment in Medicaid.
Facilitate communication between clinic and all team members regarding health issues of shelter residents.
To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE.