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The chief objective of this position:
Functions as a Nurse Patient Navigator and serves as an advocate, interpreter, educator and counselor for a group of patients. Manages the care of assigned patients in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality and comprehensive healthcare and ancillary services. Serves as the single point of contact to assigned patients and caregivers. Remains a support system to patients and caregivers throughout the patientâ€™s treatment. Uses clinical/nursing knowledge and skills in the performance of job responsibilities.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current RN licensure in Virginia
AHA BLS Certification
Specialty Nursing Certification in either Nurse Navigation or area of specialty within one year of hire in position
Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience in nursing, patient education; case management and/or navigation
Previous experience in specialty area
Previous nurse navigation or leadership experience
Experience within an academic, teaching hospital
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing
Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing