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Patient Navigator at the University of Florida Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Urban Health Alliance

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 11, 2021 - August 26, 2022

Application Window

September 27, 2021 - July 15, 2022

Location

  • Jacksonville, FL

Contact Information

Elizabeth Dailey
(215) 567-1326
csaunders@nefhsc.org

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Position Details

National Health Corps Service Member

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Description

The member will be responsible for being the main source of information and services at UF Health Jacksonville Medical Center’s social services hub. Here the member will provide counseling to clients on how to access social services and benefits such as employment assistance, SNAP benefits, Medicaid, housing, prescription medication assistance, transportation, libraries, education, legal support, and financial assistance. The member will also provide education and assistance to clients utilizing the new Food Farmacy Foodbank at UF Health. The member will provide assistance to clients and basic health education on nutrition and diet by following the written guidance provided by the licensed nutritionist. The member will educate clients and families on health literacy. The member will develop and implement physical fitness programming as well as social events for isolated seniors. Member will recruit volunteers to support events and initiates. The member will also be responsible for conducting outreach and scheduling for UF Health’s community recreational vehicle (RV) which provides health screenings to underserved areas of Northeast Florida.

The member will be responsible for being the main source of information and services at UF Health Jacksonville Medical Center’s social services hub. Here the member will provide counseling to clients on how to access social services and benefits such as employment assistance, SNAP benefits, Medicaid, housing, prescription medication assistance, transportation, libraries, education, legal support, and financial assistance. The member will also provide education and assistance to clients utilizing the new Food Farmacy Foodbank at UF Health. The member will provide assistance to clients and basic health education on nutrition and diet by following the written guidance provided by the licensed nutritionist. The member will educate clients and families on health literacy. The member will develop and implement physical fitness programming as well as social events for isolated seniors. Member will recruit volunteers to support events and initiates. The member will also be responsible for conducting outreach and scheduling for UF Health’s community recreational vehicle (RV) which provides health screenings to underserved areas of Northeast Florida. Read More

Living Allowance

$1500 - $2000 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Member Assistance Program Transportation reimbursement during the service day Training and professional development opportunities

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Must have the flu shot
IF available, COVID-19 vaccine will be offered, not required

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

38

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Hospital, Organization primarily serving older adults, Recreation or Youth Center, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Elizabeth Dailey
(215) 567-1326
csaunders@nefhsc.org

Hosted By

Position Details

National Health Corps Service Member

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