Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant, Patient Navigator.
In this role, the successful candidate The Patient Navigator Assistant will be responsible for providing culturally competent anonymous and confidential HIV counseling, testing and referrals. The Patient Navigator Assistant will provide sensitive harm reduction counseling, HIV prevention education, and referrals to clients accessing HIV testing.
Performs other duties as assigned in accordance with the mission, goals, and values of NYU-Lutheran Family Health Centers
Complies with all organizational policies and procedures. Patient Navigator is expected to behave ethically, demonstrate competence in effective communication and team building, demonstrate effectiveness in working in a collaborative environment and demonstrates confidence in decision-making and in building relationships.
Provides critical feedback to other members of the health care team based on observations in the field and outreach as necessary
Interacts with patients/staff in a courteous manner and communicates with other departments to facilitate patient flow and/or resolve patient issues.
Coordinates the maintenance of and proper stocking of community safer sex/information and distribution.
Contributes and leads prevention education campaigns and resource development including dissemination.
Identifies and responds to emerging community issues in HIV prevention through the development of innovative outreach education, health promotion and community programs.
Coordinate with representatives of other related agencies to communicate information and develop partnership opportunities for outreach.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma Required. Some college preferred. Past experience and employment working with HIV care and/or prevention. Experience working with LGBTQ communities. Experience with effective behavioral interventions for HIV prevention and able to conduct effective outreach to promote prevention within the LGBTQ communities.
Preferred Qualifications: Past experience and employment in a hospital or health care setting preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only fi...ve hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.