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Nurse Patient Navigator
Req. #: 56328
Department: PM&R - Sports Medicine
Schedule:
Shift: 1: Days
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Job Details:

VCU Health System's PM&R Sports Medicine is seeking a FT Nurse Patient Navigator. The 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. 

 

Responsibilities

Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider medical/treatment orders.

Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards. All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice guidelines.

Organizes and plans work with input from the patient/family with specific outcomes identified.

Demonstrates use of sound clinical judgment based on nursing knowledge/experience

 

Qualifications

 

Required

 

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state

AHA BLS Certification

Specialty Nursing Certification – in either Nurse Navigation or Oncology within one year of hire in position

Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience in nursing, patient education, or case management

Previous experience in specialty area

 

Preferred

 

Master' Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

Previous nurse navigation or leadership experience

Experience within an academic, teaching hospital


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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