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Care Navigator, Part Time, The Lourie Center Therapeutic Nursery Program

Adventist HealthCare
Rockville, MD
Closing date
Jun 2, 2023

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Program Manager
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Job Description Summary For Job Posting
The Lourie Center Clinic seeks to hire a Care Navigator who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As the Care Navigator you will:
•Respond to families initial call for services and gather clinical information needed to triage families interested in services for their children to determine eligibility for an initial evaluation and/or refer to child/family to other community resources in conjunction with the Intake Team.
•Establish a direct referral network in the early childhood community network that includes Child Welfare Services (CWS), Infants and Toddlers Program, Head Start, ECMH Consultation, childcare, public school systems, developmental services, and other health care professionals.
•Participate in comprehensive psychosocial assessments to help determine recommendations for treatment and/or facilitate connection to community referrals/resources.
•Collect and utilize data to manage, monitor, and enhance the project in conjunction with the Lourie Center and community partners.
•Participate in evaluation feedback/treatment and provide Spanish interpretation as needed.
•Follow up with caregivers after treatment recommendations are provided to ensure they are connected to services to meet the child and family's needs.
•Connect patients to community provider(s) to facilitate referrals for other services within and outside of the Lourie Center's service delivery system.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the FASTT Program Director and/or Clinic Director.

Qualifications Include:
•Bachelor's degree in a mental health discipline (e.g., psychiatry, psychology, social work) required, Master's degree in a mental health discipline (e.g., psychiatry, psychology, social work) preferred
•1+ years' experience working in a community-based setting with knowledge of local resources and system navigation
•LMSW, LGPC, or Psychology Associate preferred
•Knowledge of clinical mental health practice, especially with young children and their caregivers

Work Schedule:

Part time, 20 hours per week

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.


We are a faith-based healthcare organization, based in Montgomery County, Maryland. We are the largest employer in Montgomery County with over 6,000 employees! Our comprehensive approach to caring for our community includes three acute-care hospitals – Shady Grove Medical Center, White Oak Medical Center and Fort Washington Medical Center – as well as two Physical Rehabilitation hospitals, Outpatient centers, Imaging Centers, Urgent Cares, Home Care Services, Employer Health Programs and Physician Networks. We are nationally recognized and honored especially for our Cardiac, OB, Cancer, Stroke, Orthopedic, Rehabilitation and Mental Health services. Our mission is to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. At its core, our mission expresses who we are, why we exist and the purpose behind what we do. These words are reflective of God’s character as outlined in the Bible and honor the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s long-standing commitment to healing. You will also find that many of the beliefs and standards of conduct at AHC are universal beliefs that are recognized across many faith traditions.

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