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ABC Community Navigator
This position is responsible for supporting the Connections centralized intake and referral system. The Community Navigator will meet with families desiring assistance and use interviewing techniques and formal assessments to determine the program which can most effectively meet the families’ needs. The Community Navigator will also assist the family in accessing community resources that are needed immediately. The Community Navigator for this program will serve as the point person for the Department for Children and Families for all ABC Home Visiting program referrals for all three counties in Northeast Kansas (Wyandotte, Douglas, and Leavenworth). The Community Navigator will screen and accept referrals and provide the DCF referring worker with the ABC Home Visitor contact. Reports to the Assistant Director of Health and Screening Services.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Special Education, Early Childhood Education or a related field.
Experience providing case management services.
Excellent rapport-building and interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail and good follow through.
Ability to identify and respond to the social, economic and cultural experiences of participants.
Valid driver’s license and access to personal car required.
Knowledge of resources in Wyandotte, Douglas, or Leavenworth counties.
Experience administering child development and/or family support screening and assessment instruments.
KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
Application Instructions: To learn more and apply online, please visit http://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/27494 or go to https://jobs.kumc.edu/ and search for position number 01203591.
*Applications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.
About KU Medical Center:
The University of Kansas Medical Center’s mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.edu.
Job Type: Full Time