Nurse Navigator

Job ID: J112220
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: 4 Allegheny Center
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 27, 2017

Share:

Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Serves as the consistent point of contact for referring physicians, patients, caregivers, families, and the community. Facilitates patient flow, including coordination of appointments and assists the patient with accessing clinical and supportive care services within the Network. The RN Nurse Navigator coordinates all aspects of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team for all adult patients within specialized disease state to ensure they receive quality and comprehensive services. Identifies community needs and provides education, screening, support, referrals, coordination of care, and any other assistance identified as necessary.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees community outreach, high risk populations and disease specific sites to establish and sustain working relationships within the network (health plan, physicians, office staff, social services staff, financial counselor, dietician, etc.).
  • Educates and coordinates care regarding patient's diagnosis, treatment options, course of treatment, clinical trial information and resources available.
  • Works with health care team to ensure safe handoff, coordination of care between facilities as well as inpatient to outpatient or outpatient to inpatient coordination of care. Works with High-Risk Care Teams to reduce re-admissions. May work with and/or assist Registry staff with data collection, patient outcomes and updates care delivery models.
  • Coordinates appointments including all aspects of the multi-disciplinary team (physicians, consults, supportive care services, etc. and accompanies patients as needed to appointments. Ensures that medication adherence issues are addressed.
  • Works with AHN physician offices/facilities to identify at-risk patients and assists in facilitating appropriate screening processes.
  • Trends data and outcomes as established for the navigation program. Identifies gaps to improve patient care across the continuum.
  • Develops or attends an existing clinical care conference to report out on active patients to the multidisciplinary team.
  • May identify bereavement needs of families and develop plan of care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Registered Nurse required.
  • Valid PA driver's license may be required.
  • Older Adults Protective Services Act (OAPSA) clearance may be required depending on location.
  • 1-3 year(s) nursing experience in the specialty required.

Preferred

  • BSN
  • Certification in area of expertise.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
EEO is The Law
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf)
We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.
For accommodation requests, please call HR Services at 844-242-HR4U or visit HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org

Share:

Interested in working at the Highmark Health enterprise?
Take the first step by joining our Talent Network today!

Join Our Talent Network

Similar Jobs

Registered Nurse- Emergency- Full Time

Canonsburg, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse, Trauma ICU

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse, Trauma ICU

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Nurse Navigator - Center for Excellence - AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse, Neuro ICU

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse, Trauma ICU

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Outpatient Registered Nurse-Oncology AGH

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse, Neuro ICU

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse- Rehab- Full Time

Canonsburg, PA, United States
Nursing

Infusion RN

Monroeville, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse - Health and Wellness Pavilion

Erie, PA, United States
Nursing

RN Registered Nurse - Part time Wexford Surgery Center

Wexford, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse- Ortho

Monroeville, PA, United States
Nursing

Outpatient Wound Ostomy Registered Nurse- Forbes

Monroeville, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse- Ortho

Monroeville, PA, United States
Nursing

Employee Health Nurse - Casual

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Registered Nurse- PCU

Monroeville, PA, United States
Nursing

Manager of Hospital Operations

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Employee Health Nurse - Casual

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Nursing

Clinical Supervisor- ED

Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Nursing

RN

Erie, PA, United States
Nursing