Part-Time Patient Navigator - Pediatrics

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-11-17
Req: R100042862
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Patient Navigator facilitates patients’ ability to obtain services by identifying barriers to care, coordinating the development of treatment plans, and monitoring the implementation and follow-up of services ordered by caregivers.

  • Provides response to families of children/adults with disabilities contacting the dedicated FN phone line, email address or those coming through the UM clinic and programs’ referrals and visiting the Mailman Center.

  • Assists families of children/adults with disabilities in identifying their strengths and needs.

  • Provides linkages to disability services for families using the community data base, own expertise, knowledge, and research.

  • Provides support, information, and referral advice, and link the family to community support and disability services.

  • Provides follow-ups to families in obtaining necessary disability services and additional supports.

  • Maintains accurate and timely records in appropriate program database.

  • Attends trainings and meetings as needed.

  • Organizes, prioritizes, and establishes schedules to accomplish program goals and evaluate the delivery of service and program objectives.

  • Bilingual proficiency in English/Spanish preferred due to large volume of Spanish speaking patients.

  • Experience navigating federal, state, and local disability services highly desired



High School diploma or equivalent required


Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

  • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
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