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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant, Patient Navigator.
In this role, the Patient Navigator Assistant will be responsible for providing culturally competent confidential HIV counseling, testing and referrals. The Patient Navigator Assistant will provide client-centered risk reduction counseling, HIV prevention education, and referrals to clients accessing HIV testing and prevention services.
Liaises with representative of other related agencies to communicate information and develop partnership opportunities for outreach.
Identifies and responds to emerging community issues in HIV prevention through the development of innovative outreach education, health promotion and community programs.
Contributes and leads prevention education campaigns and resource development including dissemination.
Coordinates the maintenance of and proper stocking of community safer sex/information and distribution.
Interacts with patients/staff in a courteous manner and communicates with other departments to facilitate patient flow and/or resolve patient issues.
Provides critical feedback to other members of the health care team based on observations in the field and outreach as necessary
Complies with all organizational policies and procedures. Patient Navigator is expected to behave ethically, demonstrate competence in effective communication and team building, demonstrate effectiveness in working in a collaborative environment and demonstrates confidence in decision-making and in building relationships.
Performs other duties as assigned or volunteered in accordance with the mission, goals, and values of NYU-Lutheran Family Health Centers
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have an Associate's Degree in related field. Bilingual Spanish.
Past experience and employment working with HIV care and/or prevention. Experience working with LGBTQ communities. Experience with effective behavioral interventions for HIV prevention and able to conduct effective outreach to promote prevention within the LGBTQ communities.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.