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Community Health Navigator

Requisition ID:

22157775

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a certified member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services– all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.

The Bilingual Community Health Worker/Navigator (CHW) role is part of the WISEWOMAN Program and is an outreach position to oversee compliance with The Connecticut Early Detection and Prevention Program, the breast and cervical cancer early detection grant (CEDPP), requirements for those patients who have cardiovascular disease risk factors and provide education regarding prevention to decrease risk.

The Community Health Worker is responsible for providing navigation services - works closely with the clinical team to ensure the clients have integrated, comprehensive, and coordinated care, including follow-up with clients from initial identification through closure via phone calls, or community settings where clients can be found.

Qualifications

Experience:
Any combination of 3 years health/social services experience and/or education
Bilingual/bicultural Spanish
Experience in Women’s Health, strongly preferred

Education:
High School diploma or equivalent
Associate Degree, BS or BA in Social Services, strongly preferred

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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