Nurse Navigator

Job ID
2020-139444
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Oncology Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY - The Nurse Navigator is assigned to a population of patients and provides individualized and comprehensive care to reduce barriers, coordinate diagnostic and treatment efforts and ensure prompt access to care. Applying the nursing process, the Nurse Navigator performs clinical assessments; education on disease process, plan of care and treatment modalities; and symptom management to support patients through the complexity of their care continuum. The Nurse Navigator collaborates and communicates effectively with the multidisciplinary team to effectively coordinate patient care, ensure continuity of care and create a comfortable and exceptional patient experience. The Nurse Navigator initiates referrals to appropriate inter-disciplinary teams for physical, psycho-social and spiritual support through all stages of the continuum of care.

Qualifications

MINIMUM

3 years of experience as a RN in an inpatient or outpatient setting

ADN

Completion of accredited RN program and Clinical Experience

Computer skills, EMR documentation, Word, Excel, Record/Verify system, work experience: patient education/interventions, symptom management

AZ RN license or compact state

American Heart Association BLS and obtain appropriate Certification within 3 years of hire date

 

PREFERRED 

Bachelor's Degree

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