Maternity Navigator (Newark, NJ/Northern NJ)
The US is one of the most dangerous developed countries to give birth and these poor maternal-fetal outcomes disproportionately impact minority women and underserved populations across major US cities.
Cayaba Care’s mission is to improve outcomes in communities by reimagining how maternity care is delivered. Our team is focused on building technology-enabled solutions to deliver clinical and non-clinical services in-home or in-office. The Cayaba Care care model focuses on integration not replacement of patients’ primary Obstetric provider and reducing any barriers to the patient receiving the recommended care. We are a multi-disciplinary team and recognize the importance of behavioral health to overall health.
You will be a good fit for Cayaba Care if you:
- Have a passion for doing impactful work
- Empathetic, patient-centered, and enjoy working with patients with complex needs
- Hold yourself accountable for making and exceeding established goals
- Have a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion
What You’ll Do
- As a Cayaba Care Maternity Navigator, you will carry out in-home prenatal and postnatal visits to deliver services, you will be supported by a multidisciplinary team via telemedicine.
- Be the point of contact for patients and be the clinical liaison to the Cayaba Care multidisciplinary team of nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, and therapists.
- You will play an essential role in patient outreach, patient/family engagement, delivering pregnancy health education, and assisting patients in navigating the complex healthcare systems. You will serve a role in community education and engagement.
- Continuous learning during our daily and weekly team rounds and through other modalities.
Cayaba Care Team Members also demonstrate:
- Active listening, display empathy, and respect.
- A passion for helping others.
- The desire to be part of an interdisciplinary team that is committed to transforming the way maternal care is delivered.
- An openness to feedback and commitment to ongoing learning and development.
- You demonstrate an interest in addressing community needs as well as an understanding of community resources.
- You are able to self-motivate, navigate the social service system, and advocate for others.
- You are able to work independently or as part of a team.
- You are able to do home visits.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 8+ years experience as CMA, OB experience
- Current national certification such as RMA, CCMA, or NCMA and CPR Certification
- Valid unrestricted driver’s license
- Doula certification
- Other OB certifications and interests (i.e. doula, lactation consult)
- Home care and community health experience
- Fluent in Spanish
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $38,000.00 - $43,000.00 per year