Job opportunity: Patient Navigator at Asian Pacific Development Center

The Patient Navigator is responsible for assisting refugee & immigrant community members to overcome barriers to care for chronic health diseases (i.e., cardiovascular disease, chronic pulmonary disease, and cancer) through health education, cultural/interpretation services, care coordination and provider education. Bilingual in Nepali and familiar with medical terminology a plus!

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bilingual in English and Nepali; medical terminology a plus
  • Medical interpretation certification
  • College degree or equivalent job experience
  • At least one year of direct service provision in human services
  • Firsthand cultural knowledge as a member/leader in refugee/immigrant community in Colorado
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with community members and act as advocate for and liaison between refugees and a diverse network of providers
  • Knowledge of healthcare system, screening, chronic illness, self-management, treatment adherence, and local resources
  • Excellent listening, oral communication and teaching skills
  • Ability to give and take direction accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to multi-task and operate well in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient written communication skills

If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to eriasano@apdc.org with the subject line: Patient Navigator – CDPHE/Integrated Care

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Source: Asian Pacific Development Center

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