Nurse Navigator - Thoracic Disease

Job ID
2019-92346
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Thoracic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday- Friday 8am-5pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

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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.

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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

American Heart Association BLS

Obtain appropriate Certification within 3 years of hire date

 

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