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PATIENT EDUCATOR

YONKERS, NY, US


Patient Educator:
As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence—breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.

Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. For more than 100 years we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures, and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes, and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.

Responsibilities: 
•    Develops and implements educational services for a designated patient population to address their specific health care issues
•    Assesses the needs of patients, coordinates health educational programs, and prepares educational materials
•    Coordinating and supporting mental health care provided in the primary care clinic. In supporting mental health care, the PE will be providing patient education and follow-up focusing on treatment adherence, treatment effectiveness, and treatment side effects 
•    Coordinating referrals to clinically indicated services and tracking and maintaining measurement data in Montefiore’s electronic medical records and in the Care Management Tracking System (CMTS) registry
•    Utilizing evidence-based techniques when indicated such as Motivational Interviewing, and Behavioral Activation.

Requirements: 
•    Annual assessment
•    Fit test
•    Bachelor's degree with a major in Social Work, Health Education, or similar fields 
•    One to three years work experience in related health field
•    Experience with screening for common mental health/substance use disorders
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize activities
•    Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office software applications
•    Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred
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THIS IS A 100% Grant Funded POSITION!
Shift: Monday – Friday 8:30a – 5:00p
 
Associates are eligible to apply for a lateral transfer after completion of one (1) year of service in their present position, with the following exception: an Associate who has received a written warning is not eligible for a transfer/promotion prior to six (6) months from date of issuance; an Associate who has been suspended is not eligible for transfer/promotion prior to one (1) year from date of suspension. Part-time Associates who have completed their probationary period can move to full-time vacancies within their department provided such movement will not unreasonably reduce the operational efficiency of that department. Probationary period is three (3) months for full-time employees, and four (4) months for part-time employees who works more than 3/5 of the normal workweek.


Montefiore Medical Center’s advancement in the healthcare industry is also yours. Take your career to the next level by joining our trek to become the world’s leading healthcare system. 

We are an equal opportunity employer


 

 

Department: Montefiore Medical Group Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MMG Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 200 CORPORATE DRIVE, Yonkers
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 212294 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $32.77 

 

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To learn more about the “Montefiore Difference” – who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click here

 

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us. 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Yonkers
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City