Company: Sun River Health
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Sun River Health provides the highest quality of comprehensive
primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who see
it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially
for the underserved and vulnerable.Sun River Health is a Federally
Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk,
Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and
Westchester County. Sun River Health is currently seeking a
full-time Patient Navigator for our Poughkeepsie location.
A Patient Navigator identifies and links eligible patients and
their families to primary care, mental health, restorative dental
services, substance abuse treatment, specialty care and other
required services through the LIFQHC. In addition, this person will
perform other duties as assigned on as needed basis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities for a Patient
- Facilitates patient care within different departments of Hudson
River HealthCare and outside agencies.
- Responsible for referring patients to appropriate agencies,
with specific focus on referrals to specialty care and public
health insurance programs, as needed and appropriate; track
progress in eCW and alert providers.
- Consult with medical staff to link patients to services through
the provision of ancillaries such as translation, transportation
assistance and application assistance.
- Responsible for all necessary clinical information available to
specialist for referral groups; tracks referral appointments and
obtains consultant reports; obtains consent for release of
- Assist patient in overcoming obstacles that would prevent them
from receiving needed referrals.
- Provide basic instruction/health education to clarify provider
instructions, procedures and referral needs.
Minimum Education Requirement: High School diploma/ GED
Minimum Work Related Experience: 2-4 years
Preferred Specialized Skills and Knowledge: Bilingual in English
and Spanish (orally and written)
Keywords: Sun River Health, Danbury , Patient Navigator, Other , Poughkeepsie, Connecticut
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