Aug 05, 2022

Home Visitor - Community Asthma Prevention Program

  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA

Job Description

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

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  • 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)

  • 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 Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

None

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School diploma or GED

Required Experience: Minimum three (3) years of experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: College course work

Preferred Experience: Job related experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge of local community and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with urban population.
  • Preference given to residents of practice community.
  • Preference given to candidates with family or personal history of asthma.
  • Knowledge base of community organizations and current developments in the community.
  • Good interpersonal skills, communications skills, problem solving skills, teaching and coaching skills and community networking skills.
  • Ability to travel by car preferred.