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Home Visitor - Community Asthma Prevention Program

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research 

Req ID: 222992

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

 

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)—named America’s 2022 Best Large Employer by Forbes—offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.

At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. 

 

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CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. 

We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. 

Job Summary

The Asthma Navigator provides asthma education, home visits and care coordination services for children with asthma in the CHOP CARE Network.  Their primary responsibility is to work with families of children with persistent asthma providing services as identified by the health care team. The Asthma Navigator will follow families until goals reached as defined by the health care team. This includes but is not limited to:  asthma education in office and home, home environmental mitigation, and care coordination. The asthma navigator is responsible for a minimum caseload and caseload follow-up.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining Microsoft Outlook calendar which documents daily schedule for site manager and CAPP Medical director
  • Attends monthly booster training sessions, participates in annual pediapredd asthma training
  • Follows all HIPPA and confidentiality regulations regarding protection of patients.
  • Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings, including CAPP team meeting and the Home Visitor meeting.
  • Keeps record and collects data as requested by managers
  • Maintains positive relationship with caregivers as determined by patient satisfaction
  • Travel to community sites for health fairs and events when appropriate

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  • Conduct initial assessment of home to evaluate for asthma triggers, conduct asthma education classes in the home, demonstrate and supervise environmental interventions in the home. Assist patients and families in identifying education, information, agency referrals and advocacy to assist in managing medical and social needs. Maintain caseload of 50 families. Call to set up appointments with eligible community members for the home visitor program. Follow all protocols
  • Connect families to community agencies, social service organizations, insurance providers and other resources according to identified needs through in-person or virtual assistance.
  • Conduct regular follow-up in-person or virtual visits to reinforce education and assess maintenance of intervention.
  • Document all visits, activities with family, supplies used, etc and enter data into database and electronic health record. Responsible for appropriate use of incentives and intervention supplies, maintaining organization of storage closet and documentation of use of supplies and incentives
  • Assist in training new Home Visitor staff.
  • Attend all CAPP staff meetings.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  • Supervised by site manager at each practice for daily operations. Supervised clinically by CAPP Medical Director and site medical director for training and maintenance of asthma skills
  • Responsible for maintaining Microsoft Outlook calendar which documents daily schedule for site manager and CAPP Medical director
  • Attends monthly booster training sessions, participates in annual pediapredd asthma training
  • Follows all HIPPA and confidentiality regulations regarding protection of patients.
  • Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings, including CAPP team meeting and the Home Visitor meeting.
  • Keeps record and collects data as requested by managers
  • Maintains positive relationship with caregivers as determined by patient satisfaction
  • Travel to community sites for health fairs and events when appropriate

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:

  • High School diploma or GED

 

Required Experience:

  • At least three (3) years working in community-based programs, community health

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Ability to engage with diverse patients and families in a culturally appropriate manner
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Language of Caring
  • Ability to travel by car or independence on public transit, taxi, or ride-sharing program
  • Knowledge of local community agencies and organizations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communications skills, problem-solving skills, teaching and coaching skills, and community networking skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Personal experience with medical complexity preferred but not required
  • Outstanding customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other teams
  • Ability to navigate Smartphones and mobile devices; IOS and Android
  • Excellent computer skills; email, Word, EPIC
  • Understands and values the importance of equitable access to healthcare
  • Ability to coach and navigate others in utilizing technology related to telehealth

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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