Nurse Navigator – Interstitial Lung Disease

Published
October 14, 2020
Location
Aurora, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

Summary:
Serves as a patient advocate, liaison, and advisor/educator to assist patients with navigating the continuum of care.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Responsibilities:
Rounds on/reviews assigned patients regularly and evaluates patient progress with plan of care. Communicates plan of care to patient and family and solicits concerns, questions, and issues for resolution.
Provides emotional support, counseling, clinical education and expert guidance to patients and families to promote their ability to understand and meaningfully participate in the healthcare process and personal decision-making.
Serves as a liaison between patient and clinical staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, and community/external resources to coordinate/maximize resources and identify/resolve barriers to the plan of care.
Assists patients and families with resolving financial, psycho-social, functional, and administrative issues by advising of options and referring to appropriate resources. Intervenes as appropriate to advocate for patient and family.

Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    * Registered Nurse
  • Minimum Required Education:Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
    Required Licensure/Certification:State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Relevant life support certification as determined at position level.
    Minimum Experience:2 years of nursing experience.
  • BLSthrough the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPRcard must be good through sixty days of hire. All life supportcertification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association orthe American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Crossfor the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will needto be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

Are you a RN NewGrad? Visit https://www.uchealth.org/professionals/residencies/ tofind out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!

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