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Patient Navigator

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Anna Jaques Hospital Category: Care Management / Patient Care Coordination Job ID: JR29968 Date posted: 08/31/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

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Patient Navigator - 40 hrs/wk, days

Are you looking for a growth opportunity in healthcare but aren't sure where to start? Anna Jaques Hospital has a new role that might be a great fit for you if you are an organized "people" person with some experience in care coordination within a healthcare setting.

The goal of the Cancer Center Patient Navigator (PN) is to navigate newly diagnosed patients to receive timely, patient-centered care at the Cancer Center. The PN will engage patients, create a trusting relationship, navigate patients to Cancer Center appointments, and closely communicate with a patient’s entire care team based on clearly outlined goals and identified patient needs. The navigator’s interventions might include education, appointment reminders; help with insurance, transportation, navigating the Cancer Center, assisting in finding appropriate child-care, interpreting, connecting the patient to psychosocial and/or palliative care teams, and physically escorting the patient to appointments.


• Bachelors degree in health sciences or related field preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required.

• Two to three years of experience working in community or health settings preferred but training will be provided for the right candidate.

• Demonstrated commitment to impacting the care of high-risk patients.

• Knowledge of complex patient issues preferred.

• Experience working as a patient navigator/community health worker preferred.

• Knowledge of the Core Competencies for Patient Navigator/Community Health Workers

▪ Ability to speak another language a plus.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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