5 DAYS - 8 HOURS
Emergency Department Navigator - Primary Mobile Clinic
CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital
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Emergency Department Navigator - Primary Mobile Clinic Job in San Antonio
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.
The CHRISTUS Children’s Hospital, established in 1959, was the first children’s hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children’s hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children’s Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.
- 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 underserved 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