The Navigator is a professional who is expected to operate as a team member, as well as independently. The navigator has the ability to function as an expert practitioner, educator and consultant to achieve/facilitate maximum benefit from health care services to high-risk populations.
This would include but not limited to discharge planning of high -risk dependent populations, coordinating with our community health care clinics, mandated reporting, crisis intervention, therapeutic interventions, and information and referral to improve patient outcomes. The Social Worker may also provide supervision to the MSW student Interns and training of new hires. The candidate must be a graduate from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education with MSW preferred.Minimum of 3 years in a health care setting of similar size and scope highly desirable.Functional knowledge of systems theory as it relates to complex families,groups, hospitals:resource development/mobilization:social welfare policy:social planning and community development.
East Jefferson Hospital