Population Health Navigator

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 19NSH97208

Regular Full-time

Sep 18 (62d ago)

Healthcare Professionals

Salary Range:

PS24S: Min: $56,899.00 - Mid: $68,465.00 - Max: $81,491.00

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a Health related field, Administration, Public Health or a related field required.  Minimum of four (4) years’ of professional work experience including two (2) years as a Patient Navigator in a healthcare environment dealing directly with patients, required.  Familiarity with medical terminology required.  Prior experience in project management or event planning preferred.  Excellent interpersonal skills needed; ability to empathize and service-oriented attitude. Ability to demonstrate human interaction skills to successfully engage individuals, families and community groups in acquiring needed healthcare. Ability to exercise independent judgment with tact and diplomacy in all situations. Ability to maintain confidential information.  Computer literacy with MS Office required.  Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team and work flexible hours.  Bilingual language proficiency a plus.  Additional years of experience and/or Navigator training may be substituted for the degree requirements on a year-for-year basis.

 

Responsibilities:  The primary focus of the Population Health Navigator includes health coaching, education and program development to support healthy lifestyle change.  This role is responsible for helping and supporting individuals, families and community groups to acquire preventive and follow-up health care needs, navigate and access healthcare services, educate on the importance of healthcare follow-ups, reinforce disease specific education, perform medication monitoring, and provide services to address barriers to health and social services resources  The Population Health Navigator works collaboratively with a team of healthcare professionals and other community agencies to provide patients with opportunities to stabilize and improve their health.  Coordinates wellness events targeted to underserved areas in the community.

 

 

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit  www.uhnj.org/hrweb.

 

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