BJC Careers

Community Health Navigator

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1173088
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.


Join Us!


Role Purpose

The Community Health Navigator will resourcefully integrate health, social, and community services for the medically under-served that present, but not limited, to the Emergency Department. The Navigator will provide education regarding preventive health services; assist with establishing primary care; schedule follow-up appointments; arrange transportation and support services as needed.


Responsibilities

  • Navigate the Health Care System on behalf of patients, scheduling appointments, follow-up calls and patient referrals.
  • Identify and utilize community resources. Establish and maintain relationships with service providers.
  • Maintain ongoing tracking and monitoring of patient referral documentation.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining an objective, reliable and consistent database of patient information.
  • Assist patients in problem solving issues related to health care, social and financial barriers.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Nursing/Allied Health/related

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing/Social Work/related
  • Master's Degree
  • - Public Health/related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer