As a member of the DSRIP project, the Patient Navigator will be assigned to a clinical area to ensure that special populations have access to primary care services. The Patient Navigator assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources through interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The Navigator coordinates research data, community physicians, and Good Shepherd resources into a seamless model of access and care benefitting patients, participating physicians, and family members.
Bachelor's degree in nursing, health studies, social work, or related field is required
Advanced degree preferred.
3 years of experience in discharge planning and/or case management required.
Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others.
Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity.
Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.