Emergency Department Navigator Community Outreach
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
CHRISTUS SR Ministry Administration Office Loop 410
100 NE Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78216
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Provides underserved 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.
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.
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 underserved populations in area.
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.