Peer Navigator
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Peer Navigator

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title
Peer Navigator

Job Profile Title
Clinical Research Assistant A

Job Description Summary
For a research study, we are recruiting a peer navigator. The peer navigator will provide support to participants as they are engaged in the treatments provided by the research and for those assigned to the control group, will guide and accompany patients to needed community programs. The peer navigators will have completed the certification program currently operated by the City of Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health. This Certification will ensure that the peer navigator will have knowledge all of the treatment programs available in the city. The Peer navigator will have extensive knowledge of the substance use and HIV treatment system in Philadelphia and surrounding counties. The incumbent will assist participants in obtaining health insurance when needed and provide linkages to other services available in the community.

Job Description

For a research study, we are recruiting a peer navigator. The peer navigator will provide support to participants as they are engaged in the treatments provided by the research and for those assigned to the control group, will guide and accompany patients to needed community programs. The peer navigators will have completed the certification program currently operated by the City of Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health. This Certification will ensure that the peer navigator will have knowledge of all the treatment programs available in the city. The Peer navigator will have extensive knowledge of the substance use and HIV treatment system in Philadelphia and surrounding counties. The incumbent will assist participants in obtaining health insurance when needed and provide linkages to other services available in the community..

Qualifications
H.S. Diploma or GED Required, with 1-2 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$16.23 - $29.22

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.


To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/3535-Market/Peer-Navigator_JR00028729





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