To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
*Grant funded and co-terminus with funding*
Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, RN Patient Navigator and Lead Patient Navigator, facilitates the delivery of donated specialty care to low income, uninsured and underinsured patients in the New Haven area. Responsibilities include evaluating patients referred to Project Access of New Haven (PA-NH) for enrollment in the program, referring ineligible patients to other sources of medical support, coordinating medical appointments and ancillary services for enrolled patients, coordinating the application process for prescription assistance, reminding patients of appointments, coordinating nonclinical services, and maintaining appropriate documentation of patient contact, referrals, and services provided.
High School diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in health and/or human services or related field preferred.
At least 2 years experience in health care or in human services with a focus on a community setting or 1 year of experience in health care or in human services with a focus on community setting with either an Associate's Degree or a related Internship. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Bilingual Spanish required
Ability to work independently with support and supervision from Program Supervisor and to also collaboratively and communicate effectively with others, including patients and families, staff, and community health care providers. Candidate must be able to thrive in a moderately paced, urgent need, complex, health care environment where the Patient Navigator works as a key, valued member of the multidisciplinary team.
Bilingual / Spanish-English