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Job Title: 5789 - CHMAi Peer Navigator
Job Number: 2024-00167
Organization: Pima County
Posted: 2/22/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care - General
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tucson,     
Compensation: 20.10
Position Description: Salary Grade: 6

Pay Range Hiring Range: $20.10 - $23.62 Per Hour Full Range: $20.10 - $27.14 Per Hour

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

The Pima County Health Department is looking for two responsible individuals to become their new CHMAi Peer Navigators who will collaborate with internal and external partners to provide resources to improve access to care and assist with direct referral to health services within Pima County. These grant-funded positions operate within the Community Mental Health, Addiction, and Injury Division (CMHAi). The CHMAi Peer Navigators will help guide community members through the healthcare system and work to overcome obstacles that are barriers to receiving the care and treatment they require. Some highlighted functions include:

Provides clients with health services educational information and determines eligibility for receipt of those services and referral to those services within the community. Coordinate program activities with interrelated activities of other programs to achieve mutual objectives and goals. Provides culturally sensitive services to patients from different cultures and backgrounds. Duties/Responsibilities As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, this classification may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class. Work assignments may vary depending on the department’s need and will be communicated to the application or incumbent by the supervisor.

• Works with participants to set healthcare goals and collaborates with care teams to achieve goals;

• Maintains written and/or electronic client records documenting client history, vital information, and services provided to program participants;

• Makes presentations to community interest groups on program-related topics;

• Assists public health professionals from the department and from the community in health navigation and reducing disparities in the community;

• Refers to internal or external case management services when other issues are identified (i.e., hunger issues, domestic violence issues, etc.);

• Acts as a department representative and subject matter expert to assigned program(s);

• Develops and maintains effective working relationships and coordinates program activities with various stakeholders;

• Assists with program reports as required by Program Manager or funders;

• Assists with the development and dissemination of public information specific to assigned programs;

• Assists in program evaluation activities such as conducting surveys, facilitating focus groups, hosting stakeholder meetings, and gathering data;

• Communicates and effectively interacts with people of diverse and complex cultures.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications 1) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in healthcare administration, public health, public or business administration or a related field as determined by the department head at the time of recruitment and one year of Public Health experience.

(Relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)


2) Four years with Pima County in a Public Health Aide, Community Health Worker, Health Educator, or other closely related role as determined by the Department Head.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

Experience in providing resources to the local system of care including, specialty providers, crisis services, housing, behavioral health, substance use programs, and community resources including food, shelter, and utilities. Experience with/knowledge of the recovery model, person-centered care, and harm reduction. Minimum one (1) year of experience and training in crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, recognizing signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, chronic substance use, and co-occurring medical conditions. Experience in computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in communication, administrative, and interpersonal skills. Selection Procedure: Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Organization Description: Established in 1864, Pima County encompasses over 9000 square miles in Southern Arizona. Pima County headquarters is established in Tucson.

Closing Date: 5/17/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  5789 - CHMAi Peer Navigator
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress

Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress
  Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Phone: 520-724-8028 
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How to Apply: s/4390500/cmhai-peer-navigator-5789-public- health-navigator

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