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Patient Navigator Non Clinical

Company: Saint Barnabas Health Care System
Location: Long Branch
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Navigator Non Clinical Req \#: 40448 Category: Social Work Status: Full-Time Shift: Day Facility: Monmouth Medical Center Location: Ccbhc Grant, 300 Second Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740 Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians and employees work as a team dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and comprehensive, compassionate patient care. As part of RWJ Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care. For over 130 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties. Monmouth Medical Center is recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, which is widely acknowledged and underscores the highest commitment to patient safety and quality. MMC is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to receive an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, the nation s leading experts on patient safety, for six consecutive rating periods. We continue to lead the system in HCAHPS scores, and are looked to as a model for best practice in patient satisfaction. Summary of Job Function:Assists in recognizing, treating and managing mental health, substance abuse, primary care and social determinants and acts as a contributing member to the interdisciplinary team at various access point sites. Conducts outreach visits. Provides motivational interviewing interventions. Gives providers timely feedback the client s about care, treatment recommendations and progress via documentation in the client s record and verbal feedback. Initiates follow-up to determine if any changes in treatment approaches are indicated. Assists patients in getting to/from appointments including arranging for transportation and/or transporting the patient via company Vehicle. Contributes to the development of relapse prevention plans and helps clients maintain stable functioning. Assists in the detection of at risk clients and in the development of plans to prevent worsening of their condition. Monitors and coordinates the delivery of integrated health services for clients as related to behavioral health care, including linking with other treatment providers not only within the primary care setting but, with the clients permission, outside. Assists, to the extent feasible, in the client s community functioning by helping with public benefits, vocational rehabilitation, social support, housing, etc. Conducts family engagement and takes a systems approach to provision of care. Documents the client s risk stratification and care coordination information in the Cerner Electronic Health Record. Keeps the care team providers fully informed of the client s needs and progress and works with providers to formulate treatment plans.Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc. Targeted, integrated case management In-community case management and systems interventions including collaboration, family-centered, strengths based approaches. Assists with social determinants of health including transportation and resource provision. Utilizes evidenced based approaches like motivational interviewing to assist in goal attainment. Travels throughout Monmouth County. Job Qualifications: BA/BSW/BS in Psychology, Social Work or related field. 2-5 years experience in Behavioral Health preferred. Ability to work effectively in a mobile environment. Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize are key. Valid NJ driver'slicense. BLS and successful completion of BEST Training within 30 days from

Keywords: Saint Barnabas Health Care System, Brick , Patient Navigator Non Clinical, Other , Long Branch, New Jersey

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