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Community Health Blood Pressure Navigator

Company: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Location: East Boston
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 applicants.

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 candidate account!

Current Employees of EBNHC - Please use the internal careers ($794.htmld) portal to apply for positions.

To learn more about working at EBNHC and our benefits, check out our Careers Page at (http://http// .

Time Type:

Part time



All Locations:

East Boston


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 demographics.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

+ Reads, understands, and complies with all Standards of Conduct,

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 safety measures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Education: High School education or undergraduate degree strongly preferred

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 of work.

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...

Keywords: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Boston , Community Health Blood Pressure Navigator, Healthcare , East Boston, Massachusetts

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