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Patient Navigator

Company: St. Joseph's Healthcare System
Location: Paterson
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Patient Navigator Job ID2022-21180 LocationPaterson, New Jersey ShiftPer-Diem Apply Now ( Apply Now (Internal Candidate) Save This Job Job Saved Overview St. Joseph's Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care". Job Overview The Patient Navigator will assess patients with substance use disorder for psychosocial needs that may contribue to their substance abuse. The navigator should be someone knowledgeable about substance use disorder and of the community cluture and languages spoken. The Navigator will provide accurate health-based information geared towards addressing structural racism and reducing identified health disparities. Additionally, they will ensure information regarding appropriate community services is made avaialble to individual interested in initiating or sustaining recovery. Client outreach/follow-up will occurin in the Addiction Medicine office. The Navigator will work alongside an addiction medicine physician to engage clients with substance use disorder for medical care and wrap around services. Spanish speaking preferred. Qualifications Associates degree with 4 years of clinical/office or lived experience. Certified Medical Assistant with 4 years of clinical/office or lived experience. Bachelor's degree with 2 years of clinical/office or lived experience. Licensed individual (RN, LPN, LSW) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Apply Now ( Save This Job Job Saved Apply Now (Internal)

Keywords: St. Joseph's Healthcare System, Paterson , Patient Navigator, Other , Paterson, New Jersey

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