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Patient Community Navigator (Big Island)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Waimea
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Us To fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide in perpetuity quality health care services to improve the well-being of Native Hawaiians and all the people of Hawaii. Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:--- - Supports community health by establishing and maintaining trusting relationships with patients, families, and providers to promote health, recovery, resiliency, and wellness.--- - Performs activities off-site, in the community, and makes patient home visits as required.--- - Performs duties and responsibilities in accordance with policies and procedures and consistent with the goals and objective of the department and The Queen's Medical Center (QMC).II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:--- - Essential: stooping/bending, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking; lifting usual weight of 10 pounds up to 25 pounds.--- - Frequent: standing, walking, reaching at and below shoulder level. ---- - Occasional: sitting, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, squatting, pushing/pulling usual weight of 10 pounds up to 25 pounds; carrying usual weight of 5 pounds; reaching above shoulder level. ---- - Operates computer, calculator, copier, facsimile, and telephone.III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:--- - Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions.--- - Must be willing to work both at the QMC and in the community. Work involves extensive off-site activities, including home and community-based visits to patients.--- - Must have reliable transportation in order to make visits to sites where patients reside.--- - May be exposed to negative responses from patient or family.IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A. - EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:--- - High School diploma or equivalent.--- - Valid U.S. driver's license required in accordance with Hawaii state law rules and regulations.--- - Driver's abstract or evidence of good driving record.--- - Meet and comply with qualifications set forth in QMC Fleet Safety Policy.--- - Medical Assistant, Community Health Worker or Patient Navigation certification preferred. ---- - Current certification in BLS/HCP required. -B. - EXPERIENCE:--- - Two (2) years of relevant healthcare/social services experience; or one (1) year of healthcare/social services experience with a Community Health Worker certificate.--- - Previous experience working with individuals with behavioral health and/or substance use issues preferred.--- - Prior experience working with the underserved preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens11 PandoLogic. Keywords: Patient Navigator, Location: Waimea, HI - 96796

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Maui , Patient Community Navigator (Big Island), Other , Waimea, Hawaii

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