16 days old


Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Navigator/UKHC
Requisition Number RE34616
Working Title Patient Navigator
Department Name M4000:Pediatrics Clinic
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 09
Salary Range $43,680-71,323/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Certified or eligible for certification, attaining within 24 months
Physical Requirements
Sitting and on feet for extended periods of a time
Monday – Friday, Shift: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Job Summary
The Navigator position will provide support to patients and their family members to navigate appointments, services, resources, and schedules related to the care provided within the division of Pediatric Surgery. This position will work with patients and caregivers to facilitate communication between physicians, clinic staff and all other care providers in the continuum of care in order to identify strategies and resolve barriers to healthcare. The patient navigator will address and resolve concerns and issues in order for treatment plans to be the most effective. Promote customer satisfaction to both patient families, referring providers and practices as well as maintain positive relationships within UKHC. Will perform scheduling of surgical cases, COVID testing, and will work closely with Perioperative services regarding patient needs.

IEBE – Internal Employee Being Considered

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Use of electronic medical record, good problem solving skills. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge of and experience working with community based resources providing service
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Previous experience in education and health care preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/23/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-17

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