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Cancer Patient Navigator

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


French Hospital Medical Center located in San Luis Obispo California has been named one of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics and is rated among the top hospitals in the nation for cardiac orthopedic and GI services. French Hospital has achieved the prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Copeland Forbes and Rossi Cardiac Care Center provides the latest innovative cardiac and imaging technology. The hospital is also home to the unique Hearst Cancer Resource Center offering free education resources and support to cancer patients and their families. French Hospital Medical Center is a part of Dignity Health's Southern California Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. To learn more go


In keeping with the French Hospital Medical Center health care philosophy the Lay Patient Navigator supports the activities of the Community Education Department. The Lay Patient Navigator functions as a bridge between community health service agencies and the Latino Population of the San Luis Obispo County. The Lay Person Navigator provides a safe culturally sensitive services beginning with community outreach and education and extending all the way through pre-screening screening and support services. The Lay Patient Navigator must exhibit sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic differences appropriate to the community served.


- Knowledge of the Hispanic social and econmic environment. Has experience in areas of working with and in supportive services of the Hispanic needs. (preferred)

- Must speak English and Spanish. Candidate must pass a language proficiency exam demonstrating an ability to speak write and read Spanish.

- Drivers License and proof of liability insurance.

- Knowledge of educational process including methods strategies and principles of adult education.

- Sensitive and caring with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

- Listening problem-solving and coordinating skills to organize implement and evaluate programs.

- Strong writing and public speaking skills. Strong leadership skills and an ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others.

- Basic computer skills. Flexible and able to handle several projects concurrently.

- Skills in organization analysis and communication.

- Ability to work tactfully and effectively with team members members of other departments patients community members community service organizations and medical staff.

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, San Luis Obispo , Cancer Patient Navigator, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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