Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Associate's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of degree, a combination of directly related education and/or experience totaling two (2) years may be considered. Experience in data collection, data entry and data tracking. Must be computer literate.
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in a health related field. Proficiency with MS Word and Excel. Familiarity with Power Chart (EMR). Experience working in a medical outpatient clinic.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Patient Navigator will serve as a point of contact and will be a resource for physicians, patients, and caregivers by providing assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered after diagnosis of positive Hepatitis C Antibody results. This position will also assist with expediting patient appointments, including those made with labs, diagnostic areas, and specialty physicians. Incumbent will possess excellent communication and follow-through skills.
Assist patients in understanding their diagnosis, treatment options, and the resources available.
Provide linkage to care with either their primary care provider, their primary specialist who treats viral hepatitis or refer to providers at Stony Brook Medicine. Follow patients through from diagnosis to first outpatient appointment.
Input information into a database created by the data analyst and project manager.
Ensure timely acquisition of laboratory data and communication to all relevant parties.
Work with Data Analyst and Project Coordinator to collect data, track outcomes, and support strategic planning processes. Prepare and present reports of weekly activity to the project manager and principal investigator.
Responsible for outreach efforts to establish and maintain positive working relationships with physicians, office staff, diagnostic staff, nurses, laboratory staff and primary investigators.
Other duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine - Infectious Diseases-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Variable Shift Hours: flexible Pass Days: Variable
Posting Start Date: Jun 26, 2020
Posting End Date: Jul 11, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary Grade: N8
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 2001687
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.