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 Patient Navigator.
In this role, the successful candidate The Patient Navigator in HIV prevention coordinates patient care services, including rapid testing sexual health education, counseling and referral services to patients at risk of HIV/STI transmission or acquisition. The Patient Navigator is responsible for carrying out tasks that are needed to execute the HIV prevention plan including medical and social support services..
Performs other duties as assigned or volunteered in accordance with the mission, goal, and values of NYU-Lutheran Family Health Centers.
Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
Provides HIV rapid testing in assigned hubs as needed.
Performs appropriate program documentation of services provided by entering information into all designated databases.
Maintains a daily log of patient services for statistic and reporting purposes.
Assists in logistics for weekly health education encounters through group/individuals interventions as needed.
Educates, coaches and empowers patients.
Provides critical feedback to other members of the health care team, as needed.
Provides translation services as needed.
Coordinates ongoing navigation and logistical support for linkage and retention of care.
Provides benefits navigation, as needed.
Provides internal and external referrals to needed social support services in the community.
Provides sexual health education and risk reduction counseling as needed.
Accompanies patients and/or facilitates linkage and retention to care as needed.
Conducts Intakes and Assessments for program eligibility and enrollment.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a ASSOCIATES DEGREE REQUIRED/BACHELORS PREFERRED Past experience and employment in a hospital or health care setting preferred. Fluency in Spanish 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 five 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.