CARDIAC NURSE NAVIGATOR

Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Apr 18, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Responsible and accountable for the provision and facilitation of comprehensive care coordination services and quality outcomes for Cardiac patients across the continuum with a focus on reducing unnecessary CHF and AMI readmissions. Promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health services, collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team and patient/caregiver to manage care and transitions. Develops and/or implements a comprehensive care plan based on assessment and evaluation of patient/caregiver needs.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Nursing - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Prior Experience as a Cardiac Nurse Navigator is strongly preferred. 3 years Case Management experience preferred.
Significant education of the patient and family and liaison with providers requires excellent communication and diplomacy skills.
Experience with EPIC preferred.