Services for the Underserved

Health Navigator

Job Location US-NY-New York
Category
Homeless Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Health Navigator will employ the Critical Time Intervention model to assist individuals/families to access the supports they need and develop long-term helping relationships. Utilize a navigation/chronic care model to advocate for, communicate with, and identify resources for the client as well as encourage and support clients to gain and maintain independence in their healthcare to ensure improvement of health outcomes and quality of life.Provide individual and group counseling and support services to program participants. He/she will work with Social Service team to arrange medical appointments, confirm appointments, and all other activities required to improve client compliance. The Navgator will 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.

Qualifications

  • Possess 1 year experience in Health Care preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team, to assist individuals of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.
  • Bilingual Enlgish/Spanish preferred.

Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.

 

S:US IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Company Overview

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement.

S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Recruitment.

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