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Patient Navigator

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here ($7248.htmld) to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet ( . The Department of OBGYN has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Patient Navigator to work in Miami, FL. The Patient Navigator facilitates patients' ability to obtain services by identifying barriers to care, coordinating the development of treatment plans, and monitoring the implementation and follow-up of services ordered by caregivers.+ Conducts patient evaluations to obtain information necessary for the development of an effective treatment plan.+ Ensures patients have access to insurance and social service programs for which they are eligible.+ Provides patient reminders of upcoming appointments and acts as liaison between patients and providers.+ Identifies and resolves real or perceived barriers to care.+ Educates and counsels patients on issues related to their health and life situations.+ Maintains current knowledge of community health, welfare resources, and any other programs available to patients.+ Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS+ High School diploma or equivalent+ Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience+ Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.+ Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.+ Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.+ Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.+ Ability to understand and follow instructions.+ Patient navigation is at the core of the success of this program, providing streamlined, patient-centered access to medical care, and, to mental health services.+ The Patient Navigators will promote health equity and access to systems of care for survivors of human trafficking. This person will ideally be a peer with similar life experiences as our survivors to enhance survivors' safety and long-term recovery efforts.+ Primary functions include helping survivors successfully access medical, mental health and psycho-social support services; providing the navigational support to do so; serving as the liaison between survivors and the clinical teams to improve adherence to medical care plans, health literacy and outcomes; and, connecting survivors with appropriate social services including housing, employment, insurance, education, transportation, and others.+ The Patient Navigator will coordinate clients care with the clinical team and accompany them to every medical appointment.+ Patient navigators will be trained as doulas and will be able to support prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care for pregnant clients.+ Patient Navigators are the keystones to the success of THRIVE.Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.#LI-NN1The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here ( for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c103The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.Transforming livesWith more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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