Patient Navigator Uncx Jobs Vacancy in Oklahoma Dhs
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Patient Navigator Uncx Jobs Vacancy in Oklahoma Dhs Jobs Details:
This position has preferred qualifications:
Bilingual Speaker in English and Spanish, ability to communicate verbally and in writing with English/Spanish speaking respondents and Four years of demonstrated experience in working with vulnerable populations; low income, uninsured or with limited access to healthcare.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.
OSDH is seeking a full time Patient Navigator providing support to the Center for Chronic Disease, Prevention, & Health Promotion. This is an unclassified position, PIN 34000098, in state government, located in Oklahoma City. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $41,041.68 based on education and experience.
To manage a patient caseload, provide clinical social services, evaluate needs of clients, assess barriers of clients, facilitate removal of barriers, and serve on interdisciplinary care team for client seeking breast and cervical cancer health services.
This position also serves as an advocate for the client and support self-advocacy efforts to assist client's exercising rights, choices and responsibilities.
• Determine eligibility and conduct referrals for breast and cervical cancer program(s) and other related healthcare services. Provide information and health education regarding breast and cervical cancer to clients.
- Provide patient navigation services in accordance to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) policy guidelines to include written assessment, development of intervention, and facilitation of barrier removal, and treatment plans for clients seeking healthcare services. Manage a client caseload and provides clinical social services for clients seeking breast and/or cervical cancer services.
- Follow-up with clients to determine adherence to agreed-upon treatment plans; provide additional consultation, referrals, and support as needed. Facilitate meeting CDC’s timely follow-up standards.
- Serve an advocate for the client and support self-advocacy efforts to assist client’s exercising rights, choices, and responsibilities; serve on interdisciplinary care team for client seeking/receiving breast and cervical cancer health services.
- Participate in community organization activities with private, community, and public groups and agencies in the development of community resources; consult with individual and community organizations to assist with improvement of resources.
- Actively participate and present at national, state, local meetings and conferences about breast and cervical cancer screening provisions and screening promotion.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and two years of professional social work experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of principles and practices of social work: of current social and health problems; of the principles of family health and psychosocial aspects of human relations; of community, state and national health and welfare resources; of psychosocial terminology; of the principles of interviewing; of social assistance requirements; and of psychosocial treatment techniques.
Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and choosing an appropriate course of action; to make decisions; and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Also, knowledge of casework principles and methods; of systems development and community organizations; of therapeutic treatment, and of psychiatric and medical terminology.
Ability is required to consult with staff and agencies; and to effectively treat health and emotional problems.
- Office Environment
- Computer Based
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.