The Cultural Navigator coordinates and facilitates patient groups and services for the Native American Cultural Enhancement Program (NACEP) residential programs. The Cultural Navigator is also responsible for building and maintaining positive partnerships with religious and spiritual leaders to support NACEP. The Cultural Navigator will also provide general case management, plan educational programs, collaborate with staff for medical care, assist with aftercare and continuing care plans, facilitate groups, and coordinate volunteer and educational opportunities. The Cultural Navigator educates patients on available services and develops a network of contacts with service providers and agencies for referrals and negotiated affordable services. The Cultural Navigator works in conjunction with the Clinical Nurse, Clinical Program Director, clinicians, and other staff of the facility to empower patients to learn and develop essential living skills to further their recovery, and-ultimately-their lives.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
This job operates primarily in a residential treatment facility environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and smartphones.
The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to bend or stoop as necessary. This position must be mobile throughout the facility, as well as work on a computer for periods. This position must also be capable of withstanding the high-heat atmospheric conditions created within the lodge as part of the ceremony.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Hours are generally 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Some travel is expected for this position, as needed to meet with Tribal/Agency/Nation leaders and meet referral and program needs.
Required Education, Experience, or Eligibility Qualifications
Preferred Education and Experience
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