Patient Navigator/ Community Outreach Worker

  • Caring Connections Bangor Region YMCA
  • Bangor, ME, United States
  • 11/28/2017
Full time Education Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Full-Time Patient Navigator/Community Outreach Worker

Caring Connections, a cooperative program of the Bangor Region YMCA and Eastern Maine Medical Center, seeks to hire a full-time Patient Navigator/Community Outreach Worker.  Responsibilities will include

  • providing education on early detection and cancer risk reduction in the community with a focus on rural populations and school settings,
  • identifying and enrolling eligible women in the no-cost breast and cervical health program and assisting them to obtain all needed screening and diagnostic services. 
  • Providing support to individuals diagnosed with cancer including accompaniment to appointments
  • Assisting with Caring Connections cancer support programs, groups and retreats

 

Bachelors Degree in health, social services or related field

Travel throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties, to include providing transportation to program recipients when needed.

Able to lift 30 lbs. and walk up two flights of stairs.

Occasional nights and weekends required.