Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Patient Navigator oversees a caseload of patients and acts as the primary liaison between the patient and the program to which they are assigned. The Patient Navigator is responsible for implementing the comprehensive care plan to each patient as determined upon enrollment in the program. The Patient Navigator ensures that the patient is connected to prevention and treatment services, and also ensures that the patient adheres to the established plan of care.
- Carries out tasks to execute the medical and support service plans including guiding patients to appointments, and accompanying them when necessary.
- Ensures that medication adherence issues are addressed.
- Provides education and coaching for specific population needs as required by the program or department.
- Acts as the primary liaison with medical providers to ensure patient adherence. Caseload may be as many as 20 patient-clients.
- Delivers monthly or weekly health education encounters.
- Performs entitlements reassessment.
- Coordinates logistics for plan adherence such as appointment reminders, arranging transportation, making childcare arrangements.
- Documents all patient encounters and enters all data into web-based system, and may be responsible for performing grant-related data entry.
- Performs other tasks as required.
- Bachelors degree preferred or High School Degree and relevant work experience
- 2 years minimum experience, 3-5 preferred
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.