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Denver Housing Authority hiring Patient Navigator

The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) seeks a Patient Navigator to provide health care systems navigation for DHA residents seeking health care. Duties include designing and implementing health related programs, guiding residents through the health care system, helping residents to complete their insurance paperwork, assisting residents in obtaining financial help for their medical services, directing residents to their health care services for further diagnosis and treatment, identifying local resources and support, and keeping track of and helping residents get to their appointments.

This position pays $18.00/hr. with limited benefits.

Requires a four (4) year degree in social work, sociology, psychology, Human Services or related field, one (1) year experience in community involvement/organizing work, and experience working as a Community Health Worker or Patient Navigator.

Experience with low income, culturally diverse populations is required as well as experience in writing grant applications, grant monitoring, reporting and/or evaluation. A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum educational requirement. A valid Colorado driver license and an acceptable driving record as outlined by DHA’s personnel policy are also required. Must have a working vehicle.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply in person between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., fax your resume to (720) 932-3005 or email to personnel@denverhousing.org.

Applications are available at www.denverhousing.org (printing only). Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications filed previously will not apply to this posting; a new one must be submitted. Please specify the position for which you are applying. No phone calls please.

DENVER HOUSING AUTHORITY
777 Grant Street, 2nd Floor
Denver, CO 80203
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
HEARING IMPAIRED 720-932-3111

 

Source: DHA

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CPC Community Health hiring Program Manager

CPC Community Health is looking for a Program Manager to join their team. This position manages the successful Community Heart Health Actions for Latinos At Risk (CHARLAR) program. CHARLAR is a public health program focused on the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk among Latinos in Metro Denver and Northwest Colorado. This community-based program is implemented through collaborative partnerships across multiple agencies and led by community health workers. CHARLAR is evidence-based, tailored to meet the needs of Latino communities, and has demonstrated positive results throughout Metro Denver since 2009.

Click here to view the job posting on the CPC web site.

In this position you will:

• Provide leadership and support to CHARLAR’s partners, Community Health Workers (CHW) and Community Advisory Committee (CAC).

• Supervise and work with the project coordinator to implement screening and enrollment events, CHW-led classes focused on chronic disease prevention, data collection activities and graduation events.

• Supervise and work with the CAC facilitator to recruit CAC members, facilitate dialogue among members and develop content for CAC quarterly meetings and strategic planning sessions.

• Oversee professional development and training of the CHWs.

• Prepare and monitor program timelines, deliverables and budgets.

• Negotiate scopes of work and budgets with funders and CHARLAR subcontractors.

• Coordinate data collection and reporting efforts.

• Collaborate with partner organizations and the CAC to disseminate program findings and updates.

• Explore new opportunities and strategic partnerships in public health.

• Contribute to presentation and publication efforts that arise from program data.

• Assist Development team with grant applications.

• Be responsible for additional duties as assigned.
Here’s what you will need to bring to the table:

• Master’s degree in public health or other health-related field. Alternatively, a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience managing public health programs.

• Bilingual/fluent in English and Spanish (speaking, reading, and writing) proficiency.

• Experience collaborating with community organizations.

• Proficiency with MS Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

• Knowledge of SAS.

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills, writing skills, and organizational skills.

• Great attention to detail and good problem solving skills.

• Ability to work effectively both in the team environment and independently.

Please include a short cover letter with answers to the following questions: Why would you be a good candidate for this position? Describe your proficiency in the following:
a) Public health b) Working with Latino communities c) Spanish language d) Working with data. Are you authorized to work in the United States?  Do you now or will you in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

If you are interested in applying, please forward your cover letter, your CV and 3 Letters of Reference: Careers@cpcmed.org

 

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School of Medicine seeking Patient Navigators to help improve palliative care for Latinos

somThe Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a Professional Research Assistant position who will serve as a Patient Navigator.

Drs. Stacy Fischer and Regina Fink have recently been awarded funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research. They are expanding their research to improve palliative care outcomes for Latinos with advanced medical illness. The new study is titled, “Apoyo con Cariño (Support through Caring): Improving Palliative Care Outcomes for Latinos with Advanced Medical Illness.” (COMIRB # 16-1270)

Bilingual and bicultural navigators are being sought to help with this 4-year study. Responsibilities of the patient navigators include recruiting and consenting research subjects, collecting data, and scheduling, arranging, and delivering the research intervention. In particular, this study will focus solely on Latinos with advanced medical illness.

Responsibilities include:

  • Arrange and deliver home visits—covering assigned Colorado geographic area
  • Provide telephone support to intervention participants
  • Ensure completed advance care planning documents are scanned into medical records
  • Communicate with providers as needed to help facilitate care for participants
  • Reports on progress weekly with co-investigator or project manager
  • Assist with follow-up data collection
  • Enroll and collect data from study subjects

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Must have a vehicle and can drive
  • Community Health work or experience working in a health care setting (e.g. medical or nursing assistant)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic proficiency with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • REDCap training required
  • Community Health Certification
  • Previous experience in patient navigation or health related field of work
  • Motivational interviewing experience

Regions

  • 0.60 FTE North Navigator (Loveland, Greeley, and Fort Collins)
  • 0.60 FTE South Navigator (Colorado Springs and Pueblo)

Salary Range: $35,000 – $40,000 (based on experience)
Hiring Range: 0.75 – 0.20 FTE

Click here for full job description.

For more information or to apply, contact:

Danielle Kline, Senior Professional Research Assistant
(303) 724-7410
Danielle.kline@ucdenver.edu

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Asian Pacific Development Center hiring community navigators

logo_horiz_HQCRopppedSeeking Chinese community navigator and Vietnamese community navigator

The community navigator is an essential part of the Asian Pacific Development Center’s (APDC’s) Specialty Behavioral Health Clinic.  The community navigator helps immigrant and refugee community members to access APDC’s behavioral health and integrated care services.  We consider the community navigator to be the “cultural broker” providing the trusted bridge between community members/clients and behavioral health/integrated service providers.

Qualifications:

  • Language fluency in English and AAPI language (i.e., Vietnamese, Chinese)
  • Medical interpretation certification OR willingness/ability to become certified through APDC certification program
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • At least one year of direct service provision in human services/navigation.
  • First hand cultural knowledge as a member/leader in local immigrant/refugee community in Colorado

If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to:

Masayo@apdc.org with the subject line: Community Navigator

More details here

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Denver Housing Authority hiring program specialist, care management coordinator

dhaCARE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) seeks a Care Management Coordinator to work with Medicaid clients to improve utilization of benefits. Care management activities include, but are not be limited to, completing health related assessments used to determine eligibility for programs, services, and/or care plans; reviewing available documentation, and applying criteria/guidelines/regulations specific to the development of services.

Requires a BA/BS degree (Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, or related field) and two years of care coordination or navigation. One year experience in community involvement/organizing is required. Experience with low income, culturally diverse populations is required.

Compensation: $18.00/hr. with limited benefits.

More info here.

RESIDENT AND CLIENT SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Seeking a highly motivated self-starter to implement and monitor grant funded programs to increase economic self-sufficiency, financial stability, and quality of life for public housing and/or Housing Choice Voucher (“HCV”)/Section 8 residents.

Requires a four-year degree in Human Services or related field, three  years’ experience in the human services field, three years’ experience providing self-sufficiency case management and resources and referrals to low income and culturally diverse populations, and one (1) year case management experience with low income, culturally diverse populations.

Starting pay begins at $45,910.27 – $50,000.00 a year with competitive benefits.

More info here.

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Job posting: Bilingual Senior Case Manager with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Cystic-Fibrosis-FoundationThe Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, located in Denver, CO, is looking for a Bilingual Senior Case Manager who will report to the Manager of Patient Access Programs.

The Senior Case Manager will review, assess, and support patient cases referred to CF Foundation Compass for patient assistance related to insurance, financial, legal and other needs. Conduct intake, screening, assessment, coverage and reimbursement/prior authorization/appeal research and triage to appropriate resources for customers who contact CFF Compass. Identify and refer to national, state and local resources to help troubleshoot customers’ needs. Support other activities within the team to support facilitation of access.

Candidate must be bilingual in English and Spanish and have at least 3 years’ experience in a healthcare environment.  This includes experience in healthcare coverage and reimbursement, customer service and/or helping navigate life with a chronic disease. Strong computer skills are necessary – Microsoft CRM, MS Word, Excel, and MS Outlook.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

For immediate consideration, please apply online here.

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Colorado Colorectal Screening Program hiring Patient Navigator coordinator

CCSP LogoThe Colorado School of Public Health has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant (PRA) who will be primarily responsible for assisting with promoting colorectal cancer screening and increasing screening rates among the medically underserved. This position works with the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program (CCSP) at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. The CCSP is a grant funded program that collaborates with community clinics and their service partners statewide to provide patient navigation services to medically underserved individuals considering endoscopic colorectal cancer (CRC) screening or diagnostic workup.

The PRA will work with the Principal Investigator, the Co-Director and other program personnel to help design and carry out interventions to increase CRC screening rates. The PRA will help the clinics develop improved practices for patient navigation, will assist with education and training of clinic personnel, provide technical assistance, and will ensure they guide patients through CRC screening and treatment.

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