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Patient Community Navigator - Kahua Ola (Big Island, Full-Time, 40, Days)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Waimea
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:--- - Supports the patient and staff in the coordination of patient care and internal and external resources to ensure that care is provided in a supportive, seamless, and superior customer approach at all times. 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 North Hawaii Community Hospital.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 of force; 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 North Hawaii Community Hospital and in the community. Work involves extensive off-site activities, including home visits to patients.--- - Must have reliable transportation in order to make visits to sites where discharged 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.--- - Medical Assistant, Community Health Worker or Patient Navigation certification preferred. ---- - 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.B. - EXPERIENCE:--- - One (1) year experience general office or clearical experience, preferably in a healthcare related setting, such as clinic, hospital, health care agency, medical insurance, physician's office, etc.--- - Experience to demonstrate familiarity with human services resources in the community.--- - Previous experience working with the Native Hawaiian community.--- - Previous experience in working with individuals with behavioral health issues preferred.--- - Prior experience working with the underserved preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens11 PandoLogic. Keywords: Patient Navigator, Location: Kamuela, HI - 96743

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Maui , Patient Community Navigator - Kahua Ola (Big Island, Full-Time, 40, Days), Other , Waimea, Hawaii

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