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NHC Florida Patient Navigator

National Health Corps
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This position involves connecting patients to health care benefits and services, and providing health screenings. Activities include: providing application assistance and enrolling patients in health insurance, Prescription Medical Assistance Programs (PMAP), and other health benefit programs; connecting patients with preventative, and primary and specialty healthcare services and resources; and conducting health screenings and tests.

Service Activities

Health Insurance Application Assistance and Enrollment
Healthcare Benefit Application Assistance and Enrollment
Healthcare Service/Program Scheduling and Enrollment
Healthcare Referrals
Conducting Healthcare Screenings and Tests
Conducting Patient Follow-Ups
Ensuring Patient Compliance

Community Need Addressed

Healthcare Literacy/Knowledge
Healthcare Benefit Access
Healthcare Service Access
Patient Advocacy

Position Outcomes

Increased Health Insurance and Healthcare Benefit Enrollment
Increased Healthcare Appointments Scheduled
Increased Healthcare Referrals
Increased Healthcare Screenings


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

Skills you will gain

Interpersonal Skills Communication Healthcare Service Coordination Organization Management

Competencies You Will Develop
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Turn taking, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making, Effectively delegate tasks, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Health & Nutrition
  • Length of Service 11 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Hospital
  • Weekly Training Hours 7

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