Full-time, Paid, Patient Navigator, Gastroenterology

August 24, 2022

Wed., July 13

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Position Description
The Division of Gastroenterology at the The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a patient navigator to oversee a caseload of patients, acting as the primary liaison between the patient and scheduling and completing their colonoscopy. The lab, directed by Lina Jandorf, is focused on helping to reduce cancer-related health disparities

Responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling direct access colonoscopies that are referred to the CHOICE screening program
  • Contacting patients to schedule colonoscopy
  • Working to establish a relationship with the patient
  • Reminding patient about the need for COVID testing prior to the procedure
  • Confirming that the patient is willing to do both the COVID test and the colonoscopy.
  • Answering any questions/issues
  • Providing comfort to patient anxieties
  • Providing patient with instructions on prep for procedure, need for transportation and escort
  • Scheduling he procedure
  • Providing ongoing navigation – reminder phone calls; addition review regarding COVID testing, the prep, escort, etc.
  • Tracking all encounters in the tracking database


  • Flexible work schedule – will need to work at least 2 evenings and some Saturdays
  • Experience with Excel and other computer software
  • Bachelor's degree or 3 years relevant experience
  • Excellent communication and telephone skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus 

Time Commitment
Full-time, some evening and weekend hours. 

To apply, please submit letter of interest and CV to Lina Jandorf.