17 Oct
SSVF Healthcare Navigator
Washington, Yakima

SSVF health care navigators will work with Veterans on a variety of issues to assist them in identifying and overcoming challenges to accessing the healthcare system or adhering to recommended health care plans

Assist Veterans in accessing healthcare systems by gaining entry to VA health care (including mental health care) or community care when Veterans are not eligible for VHA

Connecting Veterans to VA health care by working with the

VAMC to facilitate enrollment, helping to gather documentation and complete required paperwork and following up on enrollment progress to ensure that the Veteran is enrolled in VA or community health care services

Help Veterans get access to appointments when needed by supporting Veterans in identifying health care needs and working collaboratively with health care teams to facilitate access to care

Assist Veterans in utilizing available services including preventative health care by communicating with Veterans and health care teams about appointments

Help Veterans identify barriers to adhering to recommended health care plans

Assist Veterans in understanding and communicating with providers to make informed decisions about health care by supporting and encouraging Veteran to discuss questions about medication or treatment goals with providers

Problem-solve barriers to care (i.e. transportation, childcare)

Provide education or create linkages for Veterans to learn about wellness related topics through printed materials, inviting guest speakers to education groups on health-related issues for Veterans, and linking Veterans to support groups or other programs at the VA or in the community to support their health goals

Minimum Requirements:

Ability to network and build relationships internal and external to the organization

Health care navigators must be able to communicate effectively with Veterans and health care teams

Must be able to establish relationships with Veteran, health care teams, and community service providers

Ability to meet deadlines and follow through on assigned tasks

Ability to work with low-income and disabled clients in a professional and compassionate manner

Certified Family Development Specialist or acquired within one year of employment

Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and various other computer software programs.

Apply Today: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=8896d7bd-e92f-4e3b-b32a-195752778c98&ccId=19000101000001&type=MP&lang=enUS

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