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Women's Community Health Navigator/Full-Time

Company: Montrose Memorial Hospital
Location: Montrose
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Montrose Hospital has been rated in the top 100 small hospitals in the nation for the 6th time in a row. COME WORK WITH US!!!!

Montrose is a historic Colorado town on the beautiful Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains, perched in the perfect spot to serve as your base camp for year-round outdoor adventure. Montrose Memorial Hospital offers patients personalized and professional healthcare, backed by the latest technology and practices. In addition to providing advanced medical care, the hospital strives to be an integral part of the community it serves, leading the way in improving and maintaining the health of the entire population. The culture of community service is nurtured between and among the staff at Montrose Memorial Hospital. As a community grows, so must its delivery of healthcare. In the rapidly expanding part of southwestern Colorado, Montrose Memorial Hospital plays a vibrant and vital role in maintaining the health of the community it serves and attracting people to the area.

Montrose is nestled within easy reach of a remarkably vast selection of outdoor experiences. Thus the slogan "Stay here. Play everywhere." With the plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south, the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, and lake-bejeweled Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town, Montrose is literally surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. There is something for everyone!

Position Overview:

This is a grant-funded position with job responsibilities set forth by grant contract statement of work and related documents. This position will continue as grant funding availability and contract dictate.

Community Health Navigator will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, be self-directed, and have a passion to help women, in particular the underserved.

The Community Health Navigator will help women enter the healthcare system in relation to breast and cervical cancer screenings. Under minimal supervision, the position provides education in the community about breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer prevention and early detection and assists eligible women in accessing breast and cervical screening services by assessing and reducing barriers. Establishes and maintains community partner relationships and provides outreach and education activities at community events.

Position will act as Community Health Navigator 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends as needed.

Essential Functions:

The essential job functions align with grant deliverables, and State outreach requirements. These include:

1. Providing education in community about breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer prevention and early detection:

a. Small Media

b. One-on-one education

c. Group education

2. Providing information about resources, including:

a. Recommended screening guidelines

b. Screening/ health care clinic locations and contact information

c. Health insurance enrollment

d. Transportation providers

e. Dependent care providers

3. Conducting individual assessment of barriers to determine need for direct assistance to access screening with identified population

4. Collecting data

5. Providing direct assistance to reduce barriers such as, but not limited to, the following:

a. Educating to address needs (health literacy, fear, how to)

b. Providing transportation options (gas cards)

c. Interpreting or translating languages

d. Scheduling appointment

e. Finding a resource for dependent care

f. Providing help or referring to health insurance enrollment

Other essential functions include:

Working independently to develop and maintain the program

Coordinating and presenting educational programming throughout the region

Helping collect pertinent information for financial reports to State

Collecting data, both on individual women and at global level, as required by State of Colorado for grant reporting requirements

Working within best practices according to national resources to reach women

Maintaining patient confidentiality

Attending Targeted Community Outreach assigned trainings

Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing community partners to include Hospital departments, as well as regional non-profits, clinics, and businesses

Receiving and responding to program inquiries and information requests from public

Other duties as required to meet grant deliverables

Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: Montrose Memorial Hospital, Snowmass , Women's Community Health Navigator/Full-Time, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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