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Health Educator / Patient Navigator

at Baylor College of Medicine

Pay: up to $51981/year
TX</b><br><br><br><b>up to $51,981</b><br><br>Employment Duration:<br><b>Full-time</b><br><br>Staff Job Category:<br><b>Healthcare
Posted: 4/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 19015
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Job Description

Posting Number:
281927JC

BCM Department:
Family and Community Medicine

Subsection:
Research Programs

Location:
Kirby Office, Houston, TX

Salary Range:
up to $51,981

Employment Duration:
Full-time

Staff Job Category:
Healthcare, Public Health / Education

Location: Kirby Office

Under general direction, assists Project Coordinator and Project Director by performing tasks related to the colorectal cancer (CRC) CPRIT project, following established protocols. Specifically, the full-time Patient Navigator will help patients, through the use of various resources and support services ensure that patients receive timely CRC screening. This position reports directly to the Project Coordinator.

Patient Navigation:

  • Assess needs of patients eligible for CRC screening and perform intake according to project policy on standardized forms and in project database.
  • Organize and schedule patients for colorectal cancer screening appointments and maintain accurate records of telephone encounters as well as records on follow-up calls.
  • Conduct education and outreach activities following standard protocol.
  • Link patients with appropriate resources and appropriate referrals to outside agencies. Research.
  • Assist with several aspects of the CPRIT project including various clerical, editorial and administrative duties.
  • Attend weekly project meetings.

Required:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Public Health, Community Health, or Behavioral Science.
  • Two years of directly related experience in patient health counseling, educating small and large groups. 
  • Valid Texas Driver's License may be required for jobs that require travel.

Preferred:  

  • Master's degree in Health Education, Public Health, Community Health, or Behavioral Science.
  • Two years of Health Education counseling experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Record Systems.
  • Certification as a Certified Health Educator (CHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • Preferably fluent in English and Spanish. 



 

The following is a list of the Required and Optional documents for this position. Please be sure to have them ready before you submit your application.

Required Documents:
Resume/CV

Optional Documents: