Health Navigator
Job Details
Entry
Multiple Locations - Saint Paul, MN
N/A
Full Time and Part Time
High School
$18.00 - $19.00 Hourly
None
Day
Healthcare
Description

A part of the clinical care team, the Health Navigator position supports the patient to attend referral appointments, receive screening for preventative care, review care team plan of care, and access community resources.  The Health Navigator is an integral component of the care team that bridges the patient’s clinical care with community resources.

We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals to apply.

 

Perks of Working for Minnesota Community Care

  • We cover 70% of your medical and dental benefits
  • Career Advancement fund opportunities after 1 year of employment
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunities for some roles
  • Reduced cost on metro transit
  • Our staff thrive in an environment where uplifting each other is one of our core values

 

Essential Functions

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities described. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Processes referrals and schedules tests and procedures for patients per provider orders utilizing appropriate facilities for optimum continuity of care and benefit to the patient.
  • Track patient referrals to and from specialty care to ensure continuity of care and optimized patient health and wellness.
  • Completes patient data entry into EMR, as required.
  • Partners with Clinical Integration Supervisor to optimize referral care delivery and drive continuous improvement through utilization of department performance metrics aligned with organization’s strategic goals.
  • Responsible for obtaining prior authorization for patient tests and procedures.
  • Supports nursing and providers in obtaining test results and assuring result placement in EMR.

 

About Minnesota Community Care

As Minnesota's largest Federally Qualified Health Center, Minnesota Community Care ensures that the communities we serve have access to high quality and affordable health care. Approximately 85% of our patients are people of color from Asian, African American, American Indian or Latin@/x communities, and 98% of our patients had incomes below 200% of federal poverty guidelines. Minnesota Community Care is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of one year prior health care experience in similar setting
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  • High level of ethics in maintaining patient confidentiality.        
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Hmong) required
  • Certification as Community Health Worker preferred, but not required

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Dependability and commitment to patient experience
  • Commitment to driving diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and patients
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
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