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Health Navigator - Outpatient Chemical Dependency

Providence Health & Services
Anchorage, AK 99509
**Description:**
**Providence is calling a Health Navigator (Outpatient Chemical Dep, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.**
**In this position you will:**
+ Coordinate care for patients before visits, after visits, and between visits and may accompany the primary care provider during the visit, with special focus on patients at higher risk
+ Facilitate scheduling with health providers to assure coordinated continuum of care
+ Assist with the referral process from start to finish, including follow up of incomplete referrals
+ Participate in development of referral tracking workflow
+ Coordinate with other medical facilities. Coordinates care with outside agencies or case managers as pertinent to patient needs
+ Communicate PCP or team information to patients as needed
+ Use Motivational Interviewing concepts to discuss and identify Self Management Goals and develop care plans with high risk patients
+ Educate patients when appropriate regarding healthy lifestyle and their acute or chronic conditions
+ Conduct Risk Assessments for identified populations and discusses strategies to reduce risk with patients based on findings
+ Educate patient on care team, resources, and processes that impact their care
**Qualifications:**
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ Associate's Degree
+ Experience in an outpatient setting
+ 2 years care coordination experience
+ 2 years Lived experience
**About Providence Alaska Medical Center**
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nations best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the states largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**
http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Variable
**Job Category:** Community Service
**Location:** Alaska-Anchorage
**Req ID:** 257862

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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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