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Nurse Navigator-LPN
Summary
Title:Nurse Navigator-LPN
ID:1842
Schedule:Full time
Location:Valleywide
FSL Location:N/A
Description

The Nurse Navigator plays a key role in ensuring safe and effective transfers of clients across the care continuum, serving as the bridge between the professional staff in a care setting, (e.g. hospital), the client and/or family and the community healthcare provider. The primary role for the Nurse Navigator is to inform and guide clients and/or family for an effective care transition, improved client self-management skills and enhanced client-healthcare provider communication.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Run and screen daily census reports for potential client enrollments.
  • Meet with client/family at hospital bedside to introduce the program and gather enrollment data.
  • Prioritizes referrals and activities according to intensity, need, and required follow-up.
  • Serves as a nurse navigator to the client, coaching the client and caregivers in addressing critical issues and self- management tasks rather than directly taking over and providing care.
  • Provides information and navigation to the client and/or family for an effective care transition, improved client self-management skills and enhanced client-healthcare provider communication.
  • Evaluates aspects of each client’s condition, diagnoses, medications and support systems to formulate an individualized plan which will lead to successful outcomes in:
    • medication self-management
    • use of a dynamic client-centered record
    • appropriate primary care and specialist follow-up
    • knowledge of red flags
  • Acts as a continuing resource for the client and/or caregivers for the entire 30-90 days post discharge period of transitional care. To increase continuity of care, it is expected that once an assignment is accepted the Nurse Navigator will continue with the necessary follow-up throughout the transitional care episode.
  • Gives regular feedback to the Transitional Care Team. Participates in departmental and organizational committees as applicable. Participates in the orientation of new personnel, mentors peers and promotes collaborative teamwork.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and in accordance with basic principles and guidelines of professional nursing.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of, and adheres to applicable federal / state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPAA.
  • Acts in a manner consistent with the Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct.
  • Prepare monthly statistics/reports for director.
  • Other duties as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Minimum Required:

  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Department of Public Safety background check/fingerprint clearance process.
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license and insurance.
  • Must meet all state and federal immunization and communicable disease clearance requirements.
  • Assist with clerical tasks as needed.
  • Prepare monthly statistics/reports for director.
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication abilities.
  • Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Decisions and problem solving require a combination of analysis, evaluation, and interpretive thinking.
  • Computer literacy, including but not limited to data entry, retrieval, and report generation.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made.

 

Preferred:

  • Bilingual-Spanish preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Minimum Required:

  • Licensed at the RN or LPN level by the Arizona Board of Nursing.

 

Preferred:

  • At 1-3 years’ clinical experience is preferred.
  • Home health experience is preferred.
Full Time with Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, FSA, 403(b) retirement plan, EAP, Wellness Program, 10 Paid Holidays and PTO.

***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***
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