Veterans Inc. Health Care Navigator in Worcester, Massachusetts
Health Care Navigator
Regional Program - MA
Worcester, MA, USA
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A Health Care Navigator will work with local VA Medical Center staff, to ensure appropriate care coordination for Veterans in need of appointments at local VAMC. The Health Care Navigator will work with designated VA points of contact and VA primary care teams when indicated to establish regular case conferences to review ongoing care coordination.
The SSVF program provides rapid rehousing and homelessness prevention for veterans through a rapid rehousing intervention in an effort to quickly help the veteran access permanent housing following the SSVF Core Concepts designed to work toward ending veteran homelessness.
Navigators identify, engage, and establish relationships with Veterans while they are living on the streets and continue to provide support after they transition into housing. The Navigators work with Veterans to link them to whatever is needed to end their homelessness and sustain their housing stability.
The Navigator will also map out the most appropriate next steps for the individual who may need assistance in accessing various services after or before the individual has been housed. The Navigator will document and track required patient interactions according to federal, state, local policies.