Prime Healthcare

Patient Navigator (SWII) - SMGH DSRIP Project

Facility St. Mary's General Hospital
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time


The Case Manager / Patient Navigator is responsible for all attributed patients with a primary Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorder diagnosis with the overarching goal of achieving improved health outcomes through linkage to clinically appropriate treatment. 


The specific role will be to ensure all QIP-NJ required screening is completed, clinically appropriate care and treatment is coordinated using evidenced based guidelines, patient is linked to hospital and community resources, and barriers to care are removed.  The Case Manager / Patient Navigator will be part of a multidisciplinary team and will facilitate communication about patient needs with the team members.  In addition, the Case Manager / Patient Navigator will promote self-management of mental health and/or substance use and provide psychosocial support as needed.  The navigator will work in multiple hospital settings (inpatient, outpatient, ED) as well collaborate with external community partners to achieve patient and program objectives for the attributed population. The Case Manager / Patient Navigator will assist in the data management and reporting of QIP-NJ project initiatives.



Education and Work Experience

  1. Registered Nurse, graduate of accredited nursing school with active NJ licensure or Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health science from an accredited institution.
  2. 3 years of post-degree experience in the provision of mental health services and/or current matriculation in a master’s degree program (i.e. social work, psychology) is preferred
  3. Bilingual and/or bicultural skills desirable


We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:


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