Norfolk, VA
Nov 23, 2017
Feb 28, 2018
Full Time
Job Description:
Welcome to Sentara Leigh Hospital!

Sentara Leigh Hospital, located in Norfolk, Va., is a 250-bed Magnet facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services.

About our Culture:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:

Competitive pay plans
Comprehensive health care plans
Generous paid annual leave
Fully funded retirement plan and 403b plan
Long and short term disability
Tuition Reimbursement
Flex spending and life insurance

You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

The Navigator is responsible for a mix of daily and program development activities. Daily activities include those duties required to ensure the ongoing operational and managerial elements of the program are running smoothly. Daily activities typically account for 60% of the Navigators time and include: daily rounds, discharge planning, physician relations, pre-operative chart/pre-admission testing process and monitoring the destination center surgery schedule. Program development activities include the activities necessary to ensure the long term success and growth of the program. Program development activities typically account for 40% of the Navigators time and include: patient education, program development, patient satisfaction, continuous improvement and data collection and marketing. This integral position designed to decrease fragmentation of care and coordinate services. The navigator creates a seamless flow through the health system such that the patient can focus on fighting his/her disease, based on the specific duties of the area where the Navigator is assigned.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

Required: Clinical - 3 years

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

Required: Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse

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

Required: Active Listening, Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Leadership, Mgmt of Material Resources, Service Orientation, Speaking, Time Management

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

3 years clinical experience required, preferably in patient care setting of orthopedics, neurosciences or musculoskeletal. Registered nurse, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license required.

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