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!
- 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 email@example.com with the subject line: Patient Navigator – CDPHE/Integrated Care
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Source: Asian Pacific Development Center