Navigator/UKHC

University of Kentucky


Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Lexington, KY
Salary: $43,680 - $71,323 / year
Contract type: Full time
University of Kentucky
Posting Details






Job Title


Navigator/UKHC






Requisition Number


RE36635






Working Title


Medical Case Management Associate






Department Name


MG315: Internal Medicine






Work Location


Lexington, KY






Grade Level


09






Salary Range


$43,680-71,323/year






Type of Position


Staff






Position Time Status


Full-Time






Required Education

BA









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http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies






Required Related Experience

5 yrs









Required License/Registration/Certification


Certified or eligible for certification, attaining within 24 months






Physical Requirements


Sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of time






Shift


Monday – Friday, Day Shift; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm




Some evenings and off-site work when applicable






Job Summary


The Division of Infectious Diseases is searching for a Navigator to join the Bluegrass Care Clinic and Ryan White Programs



The Navigator position will provide support to patients and their family members to navigate appointments, services, resources, and schedules related to the care provided within the division of of Infectious Diseases



This position will work with patients and caregivers to facilitate communication between our physicians, clinic staff, and care providers in the continuum of care to identify strategies and resolve barriers to healthcare. The patient navigator will address and resolve concerns and issues so that treatment plans are most effective



Ultimately, the Navigator works to promote a comprehensive positive healthcare experience to patients, their families, referring providers, and UKHC Healthcare staff!



The Navigator will also serve as support staff to the Ryan White medical case management team and assist case managers to address walk-in client needs, enrollment, and day-to-day case management, allowing the medical case management team to focus on intensive case management, follow up, and scheduled appointments. Navigator Certification is required within two years of hire date




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The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted






Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


Use of electronic medical record, good problem solving skills. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge of and experience working with community based resources providing services to the identified patient population






Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


No






Preferred Education/Experience


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Social Services, Health Education or Human Development Navigator Certification preferred






Deadline to Apply


12/06/2022






University Community of Inclusion


The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities



Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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