Summary of Job Function: Under the direction of the Operations Director of Cancer Services and the Special Projects Manager, the Bilingual Patient Navigator will work with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure smooth planning and execution of outreach activities. Will participate in institutional activities, attend community events, track the project status, analyze and abstract the data, perform data outcome analysis, and provide report/presentation to support the management needs.
JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Organize and conduct various breast health education programs in Spanish and English in Monmouth and Ocean counties, providing translation when needed for speakers as well as maintaining databases, mailing lists, and telephone networks to facilitate ongoing breast health programs.
Translate educational materials into Spanish for use as breast health resources by the public.
Assist Spanish speaking patients to verify eligibility in grant programs and schedule appropriate appointments. Make reminder calls to patients prior to screenings to ensure that appointments are kept. When follow up testing is required, serves as a liaison with the Breast Center to ensure appointment coordination.
Maintain organized paper and electronic document files when scheduling and following up on patient results.
Maintain detailed database for the various programs/projects for abstracting/analyzing data to collect and identify community needs related to breast care prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to improve outcomes.
Ensure that at all times the Health Center serves as patients' Medical Home for clinical care including encouraging women through community programs to enroll at the Health Center Wellness Center for proper gynecological care to include breast exams and screening mammogram appointments.
High School graduate/diploma required, Bachelors preferred. Bi-lingual, and able to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently required.. Experience in a health care setting highly desirable.