ChulaVistaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Chula Vista jobs

Urgent Care Patient Navigator - Part Time

Company: San Ysidro Health Center
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: As a member of the Patient Engagement Team reporting to the Social Services Manager, the Patient Navigator is responsible for assisting high-risk and vulnerable patient populations navigate medical and non-medical services. The Patient Navigator increases access to care by identifying psychosocial barriers with the goal of aligning resources to improve access to healthcare and health outcomes. Under the supervision of the Patient Navigation Supervisor, the Patient Navigator will assist with patient retention and engagement by promoting and offering SYHealth programs and services, providing assistance with health issues impacting the community, and health advocacy, etc. Essential Functions of the Job: * Perform in-depth screening for internal and external community programs for the purpose of educating, navigating and connecting patients with needed services. * As a Patient Navigator, services will be provided via telecommunications and in person at specific clinic sites. * Obtain verbal consent and/or written authorization from patients and create patient profile on the Community Information Exchange (CIE) system. * Use active listening and conversational intent in all interactions to provide high -quality confidential connections to resources and services to all SYHealth patients. * Using needs assessment, identify programs and resources to assist patients based on the social determinants of health utilizing the PRAPARE Tool. * Actively listen to clients to develop a strategy that identifies solutions to barriers to access. * Accurately document all patient interactions and unmet needs into NextGen to assist in the identification of gaps in services that can be addressed organizationally. * Offer patients internal appointments, for example, social work, behavioral health and/or other needed services. Also utilize direct referral function on CIE. * Comply with Community Information Exchange regulations and complete all CIE trainings. * Collaborate with Social Services Department and participate in year-round community/charitable events. * Keep all activities in line with the core values and contribute to the positive culture of SYHealth. * Maintains accurate records of all activities performed and submits pertinent reports by due dates. * Represent SYHealth in an effective and professional manner and maintains positive working relationships with the general public, clients, patients, co-workers and other agencies. * Adheres to SYHealth and all department's policies and procedure protocols. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: * Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives quality assurance programs, safely, environmental and infection control standards. * Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. * Attends all organizational and departmental meetings as required. * Performs other related duties/projects as assigned or requested. Job Requirements: Education Required (Minimum level of education): Associates Degree in social work or other related fields. Experience can be considered in lieu of education requirements. Bachelor's Degree in social work or other related fields preferred. Certifications/Licenses Required: CA Driver's license and access to privately owned insured vehicle. Experience Required (Minimum level of experience): 1 to 2 year experience working in a non-profit or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform the essential job duties. Experience working with high-risk vulnerable populations and related socioeconomic barriers, cultural concerns, and the psychosocial issues prevalent in vulnerable populations. Verbal and Written Skills Required to Perform the Job: Required: Bilingual (English/Spanish). Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors, and all internal and external staff. Technical Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job: * Strong skills in computer literacy; proficient with Microsoft and database programs, including internet navigation and research skills. * Demonstrates ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate in working with disadvantaged, underserved, and underrepresented communities. * Essential personal attributes include a positive and enthusiastic attitude. * Demonstrate respect for diversity through excellent interpersonal skills; tactful, flexible, objective, and an empathetic critical thinker with good problem solving skills. * Very organized, able to set priorities, multitask and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility Equipment: Computer, IPad, multi-line phone, fax, copier, scanner. Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: * Flexibility in schedule to meet departmental needs. Will require evening shifts and alternating weekends. * Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods. * Lifting 25-40 lbs. * Continuous contact with patients. * Travel to any satellite facility. About Us San Ysidro Health is a Federally Qualified Health Care organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable healthcare services for the entire family. The organization was founded by seven women in search of medical services for their families and community. Almost 50 years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative care to over 108,000 patients through a vast and integrated network of 47 program sites across the county. San Ysidro Health could not serve our patients without the dedication of our passionate and hardworking employees. Apply today and become a part of our mission-driven team! San Ysidro Health has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, those such as employee selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, employee programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Other details * Pay Type Hourly * Min Hiring Rate $20.19 * Max Hiring Rate $30.29 Apply Now * 333 H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910, USA

Keywords: San Ysidro Health Center, Chula Vista , Urgent Care Patient Navigator - Part Time, Other , Chula Vista, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Chula Vista RSS job feeds