MCPN provides excellent health-related services focusing on the underserved. MCPN has one of the largest population bases of any community health center in Colorado. MCPN is dedicated to being a positive work place with a culturally diverse population of employees that are committed to being focused and disciplined team members. MCPN is also dedicated to taking care of our patients and our employees to ensure the best quality of life.
In order to provide patient navigation services to MCPN patients system-wide, the Patient Navigator will identify needs (largely based on health care team referral), resource identification, and support to MCPN patients to access referral sources. The position is based in Wheat Ridge, CO.
- Provide linkage to resources (external, internal and community) as well as information for patients.
- Act as a point person for care coordination services at MCPN.
- Assist patients in navigating the MCPN system including Outreach & Enrollment, medical appointments and referrals, and internal resources.
- Bridges the gap between clinician and patient by assessing needs and obstacles, following up with patients, and addressing health literacy, cultural issues, and social-class barriers.
- Create and maintain relationships with MCPN staff and programs to facilitate quality patient navigation.
- Assists program manager with reports, projects, etc. as needed.
- Develops and maintains list of community resources as well as details on community programs.
- Conduct chart review to acquire knowledge about patient status as well as past encounters with other MCPN staff and programs.
- Provides timely documentation and required reporting for all services provided
- Communicates and educates patients using native language, either in person or via interpretation services.
- Performs duties in accordance with established clinic policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement activities, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
Education or Formal Training:
- High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
- 4 years of college with emphasis on human services preferred.
- Two years in a health care setting preferred.
- Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) required.
- Experience with diverse communities preferred.
- A general working knowledge in the areas of patient care, health and wellness.
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