Community Health Blood Pressure Navigator
Company: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Location: East Boston
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Thank you for your interest in careers at EBNHC!
Below covers everything you need to know about what this
opportunity entails, as well as what is expected from
Everywhere you turn, you can feel it. There's an immeasurable level
of enthusiasm at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC),
one of the largest community health centers in the country. From
the nurses and physicians on the front line of patient care, to the
managers who shape our policies, to the customer service
representatives who keep our facilities running smoothly - everyone
here has a role in making medicine better.
Interested in this position? Apply on-line and create a personal
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our Careers Page at careers.ebnhc.org
Educating our patients on hypertension, how and when to take their
blood pressure, and help to connect these new devices to patients'
records in our Electronic Medical System (EMR), Epic. Students will
also educate patients on MyChart, Epic's portal that enables
patients the ability to connect and communicate with their care
team; view clinical information such as lab results; schedule
appointments; request medication refills, and more
Duties & Responsibilities:
+ The navigator will be responsible for educating patient/patient's
family on self-monitoring blood pressure (SMBP) devices and how to
take their pressure. Documentation of these encounters will be in
the patient's medical record.
+ The navigator may need to communicate with care team members (MA,
Nurses, PCP) to facilitate client care
+ The navigator will monitor referral reports and outreach to
patients not scheduled for visits and/or missed appointments.
+ The navigator will assist PHM in device inventory and tracking of
devices handed out.
+ The navigator will assist PHM in reviewing and analyzing data on
patients with SMBP for BP monitoring, f/u appointments, patient
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
+ Reads, understands, and complies with all Standards of
TJC policies, CMS Pace Program Regulations and Standards,
applicable State regulations and guidelines, ESP policies and
procedures and all laws related to position responsibilities and
employment at EBNHC;
+ Upholds procedures and systems to safeguard the confidentiality
of all patient and employee information.
+ Upholds safety policies, practices, and procedures including
safety, fire safety, electrical safety, proper body mechanics and
material handling, office/ergonomic safety and other employee
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Education: High School education or undergraduate degree strongly
Experience: Strong understanding of cultural competency with
population EBNHC serves, computer literacy
Skills/Abilities: Spanish preferred
There's a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked
as one of the "Top Places to Work" by The Boston Globe. It is
because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and
welcoming environment - for both our employees and our patients -
that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to
offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside
Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive
benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working
with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for
achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an
attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden
their skill base and advance their careers.
+ Medical & Dental Coverage
+ Life and Disability Insurance
+ Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers
+ 401(K) Retirement Plan
+ Educational Assistance
+ Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts
+ Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time
+ A Generous Staff Development Benefit
+ Excellent Malpractice Coverage
+ A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support
+ Free Parking
+ And Much More...
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