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Req. No

1579

Job Title

Emergency Department Navigator

Market

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Category

Patient Care

Facility

CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital of San Antonio

Address

333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, TX  78207
US

Type

PRN

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Summary:

Provides under-served patients and their families with culturally appropriate non-clinical support and information in the emergency department and primary care clinics. Navigates patients and families to health and social services in the community and coordinates community-based care referrals. Emphasizes the importance of a medical home and proper utilization of the emergency department and outpatient clinics.


Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required 
  • Associate Degree or completion of a certified Community Health Worker training program preferred 
  • Previous experience with healthcare provider or community-based organizations
  • Computer literacy 
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training preferred 
  • Significant experience and knowledge of medical service delivery and community-based health and social services 
  • Knowledge of the uninsured and under-served populations in area Cultural Competence/Humility 
  • The skill and knowledge competencies identified in the National Community Health Advisor Study, in June 1998, for Community Health Workers. These include communication skills, capacity-building skills, interpersonal skills, service coordination skills, advocacy skills, teaching skills, organizational skills, and broad knowledge about community health issues and social services. 
  • BLS certification preferred


Work Type: 

Full Time


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