Nurse RN Patient Care Navigator - Cardiac Care
Location:
Inverness , Florida
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
26670-1878
Citrus Memorial

Celebrating more than a 50 year history of healing, Citrus Memorial Hospital is the leading provider of healthcare in Citrus County and the surrounding area. More than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees at the 198-bed acute care hospital offer a wide range of services including 24-hour emergency room care, heart and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, and women's services. Citrus Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is fully licensed by the State of Florida.

The RN Patient Care Navigator guides patients through the healthcare system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes. Serves as a simple point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services.

Desired skills: Previous RN Cardiac experience required. Certification is area in specialty desired

ESSENTIAL FUNTIONS:
The duties and responsibilities listed herein are not all-inclusive but rather to indicate the primary emphasis of the job and establish the parameters for the necessary skill, effort, responsibility and working conditions that make up the job.

Performs assessment and reassessment of the patient's physical condition and nursing needs; develops implements and communicates patient's Plan of Care with patient. Sets goals, and takes appropriate nursing action to meet those goals. Ensures patient's physical, emotional and rehabilitative needs are met. Encourages patient's involvement with his or her own care.

Coordinates and monitors patient care/progression through the Care Continuum. Serves as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to ensure access to clinical and support care services. Facilitates the scheduling of all appointments and consults.

Reviews all diagnostic imaging studies, lab values, and notifies primary physician as appropriate for abnormal findings.

Recognizes and reports signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect to physician(s) and Department Director or appropriate agency.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related health care field.
  • Minimum 1 year clinical specialty area experience required
  • Current Florida State Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support)
  • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills
  • Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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