Galileo is hiring a

Health Advocate

New York, United States

Galileo is a new practice combining an innovative approach to patient care with principles of hospitality to treat New York City's most underserved seniors.

We’re looking for a Health Advocate who has a knack for problem-solving and strong ties to our community so we can better ensure an outstanding experience for all Galileo patients. Note that this is a full-time, non-remote position.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Receive training and skills with the opportunity to grow your career while helping patients in the local community 
  • Find creative solutions to help patients meet health goals and overcome social barriers
  • Strengthen relationships within communities where Galileo provides care so that their needs can be swiftly understood and resolved
  • Support patients across several modalities including video, phone, and in-person interactions. Galileo has robust Covid precautions in place including screening, PPE, and regular testing but this role does involve time in-person directly in the community and homes.

We’d love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Strong people skills, especially connecting with diverse individuals who have varying health conditions 
  • Creative problem-solving skills that can be leveraged to empower others
  • Strong communication skills, especially the ability to translate complex ideas into simple language
  • Multilingual capabilities, ideally with fluency in Spanish
  • Meaningful ties to New York City's diverse communities and an eagerness to effect positive change within it
  • A "hospitality mindset" and track record of creating memorable experiences for customers, perhaps as a bartender, server / waitress / waiter, customer support representative or hotel concierge

How We Hire

Galileo is committed to hiring the best talent from a range of backgrounds and experiences—including but not limited to—gender, ethnic, political, economic, religious, sexual orientation, and other personality traits. We believe in a strong culture that fosters teamwork, excellence and sound decision-making—one that is based on mutual respect and trust. We appreciate candidates who are open and honest about what they’re looking for so we can ensure it’s a fit on both sides.

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