Disease Management RN Navigator

NEW HAVEN, CT
Jul 7, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The RN Navigator will focus on the heart failure patient population. The primary role of the nurse navigator is to offer individualized assistance to patients, families, medical professionals and caregivers to help overcome healthcare system barriers.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Evaluate patients referred from referral sites for enrollment in the program
    • 1.1 Utilizing clinical expertise, and set criteria, accept or decline referrals
  • 2. Coordinate medical appointments and ancillary services for enrolled patients
    • 2.1 Ensure that appointments are made in a timely fashion
  • 3. Review patient progress and transition plan and identify obstacles to the discharge process and consult necessary services.
    • 3.1 Oversees daily morning huddle with Patient Navigator staff to review workload for the day and discuss clinical and psychosocial needs of patients
  • 4. Works collaboratively with disease managers and key providers involved in the patients discharge process
    • 4.1 Establishes relationships with other community service organizations, as well as pathways for referrals and collaboration
  • 5. Convene and chair physician champion weekly program meeting.
    • 5.1 Schedules committee meetings
  • 6. Attendance at conferences and meetings
    • 6.1 Represents PA and YNHH at various committee meetings as necessary

Qualifications

EDUCATION


B.S.N required, MSN preferred with at least five years of experience in heart failure/cardiology.


EXPERIENCE


Minimum 5 years clinical experience in a specialty care setting required with a working knowledge and expertise in understanding diagnosis, medications, therapies and discharge planning, as they relate to patient care. Cardiology and case management experience beneficial


LICENSURE


Licensed Registered Nurse,


SPECIAL SKILLS


Fluency in Spanish preferred (not required). Enjoys working collaboratively with professional and non - professional colleagues alike.


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Job Info

Job: 20774

Department: HVC Heart TX Admin
Category: CLINICAL-OTHER
Sub Category: NURSE PROF OTHER
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40

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