Nurse Patient Navigator

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System | Richmond, VA

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Posted Date 10/13/2020
Description
  • VCU Health System – Children’s Hospital of Richmond Pavilion Pulmonary Department is seeking a Nurse Patient Navigator to support the UCAN (You can control asthma - now) patients with care coordination, education, and interdisciplinary and community collaboration.
    JOB SUMMARY

    • 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 patient’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

    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience in nursing, patient education; case management and/or navigation

      • Previous experience in specialty area

    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Previous nurse navigation or leadership experience

      • Experience within an academic, teaching hospital

    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

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Category
Healthcare & Public Health | Nursing

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