Job Description

 

The Nurse Navigator RN provides specialized patient care, education, and coordinate care; collaborates with hospital clinical staff, case managers, providers, and other community resources to facilitate patient access and avoid hospital readmissions; function as a point of contact for patients throughout their treatment; mentors other staff members.

Collaborates with community resources to provide seamless transition of care from hospital to home or other environment. Strong interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective care coordination with a wide variety of Hospital personnel, community contacts, and outside agency personnel. Works collaboratively with key stakeholders within YRMC, patient, family, and the community to ensure patient needs are met with the goal of preventing patient readmission. Travels to patient's home as needed to assess and make recommendations to attending practitioner regarding care needed for the patient; works collaboratively with attending practitioner to provide care, update patient status, receive and implement orders. Educates patient regarding disease process, medications, prevention, etc. Other duties as assigned.  

 

REQUIRED: 3+ years related experience 

 

Work Schedule: 8-hours, Days, Monday through Friday

 

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.

 

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