Under the supervision of the Integrated Health Manager, the Behavioral Health Navigator is responsible to coordinate care with physical health providers and serve as client advocates. Behavioral Health Navigators will help to remove personal and environmental obstacles to health care access. Behavioral Health Navigators provide a set of non-clinical activities that engage, educate and offer support to individuals, their family members, and caregivers to connect them to prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and follow-up.
Provide intensive one on one services for each client, with at least bimonthly in-person contacts throughout the year and more for those needing additional support.
Bachelors Degree preferred; High School Diploma required. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing. 1-2 years of experience of community behavioral health system required. Knowledge of primary care practices preferred. Knowledge of community health resources and how to help clients take advantage of programs that will improve their overall health status. Must be able to plan, organize and prioritize multiple activities. Flexibility is a critical skill. Computer proficiency required.