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Family Navigator - Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN | Full Time
4 Days Ago

Job Description

Description

JOB STATUS:

Full-time position:  Monday - Thursday (7:30a to 6p)


The Family Navigator serves as an intermediary between the provider, social services, and the community to facilitate access to services in support of families and assist in the obtaining of care and resources needed from initial intake and beyond the diagnostic period to meet the ongoing needs for the family and child. Navigators reduce barriers that keep patients from getting timely treatment by identifying patient needs and directing them to sources of clinical, financial, or social support.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of an Associate degree (in related filed) may substitute for the experience)
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years of experience assisting patients and families or other related healthcare/community experience. Knowledge of state social service agencies and community resources. Preferred experience in early childhood settings, pediatric healthcare or a school system.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

· Must be able to work well with others.

· Always poised, courteous, pleasing personality

· Pleasant telephone voice and manners – works well with the public

· Excellent computer and data entry skills including typing speed and accuracy

· Demonstrated ability to learn and master new skills and tasks

· Ability to be flexible and multitask in fast-paced environment

· Attention to detail and excellent follow-up

· Ability to provide excellent service in demanding situations

· Ability to work with families and children with disabilities

Company Overview

  • Website siskin.org
  • Headquarters HARTFORD, CT
  • Size 50 - 100
  • Founded 1950
  • Type
  • CEO SID SISKIN
  • Revenue <$5M
  • Industry MFG Durable
  • About siskin children's institute
  • Founded in 1950 by Mose and Garrison Siskin in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Siskin Children's Institute achieves its mission through education, pediatric healthcare services, home & community-based programs, and outreach services. Education Our Siskin Early Learning Center provides a high quality preschool education to young children with and without disabilities, including children with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, chromosomal abnormality and brain injury. All children learn and play side-by-side in an environment that celebrates the accomplishments of every child. Education The ... Siskin Early Learning Center provides a high quality preschool education to young children with and without disabilities, including children with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, chromosomal abnormality and brain injury. All children learn and play side-by-side in an environment that celebrates the accomplishments of every child. Health Care The Siskin Center for Developmental Pediatrics is a regional developmental pediatric center, led by a team of developmental pediatricians, with services available in Chattanooga and Nashville, TN. Children are referred to the Institute for medical, psychological and cognitive assessment, diagnosis and treatment, including physical, occupational, speech and language, applied behavior analysis, and other therapies as well as counseling and social skills groups. Home Visiting The Siskin Home & Community-Based Early Intervention program is designed to help parents, other caregivers and children with special needs gain the knowledge and confidence they need to be successful in life. Through visits with a developmental therapist, the family receives information, support, guidance and consultation about improving the child's and family's quality of life. It's a program that can be provided in the home, child care center, the park or other natural settings in For more information about the Institute's work, visit siskin.org. More