Ortho/Neuro Navigator

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Aug 14, 2018
Closes
Sep 28, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: 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

Experience
Required: Clinical - 3 years

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

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

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

Skills
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

Other
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.


Keywords: RN, PT, OT, NP, PA., Care Coordination, Navigation, Orthopedics, Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

Sentara Virginia Beach General is hiring a Patient Navigator.

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. SVBGH is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards. SVBGH is also one of only ten Advanced Primary Stroke Centers in Virginia certified by the Joint Commission. Other clinical services at this facility include Palliative Care Program, the Coastal Cancer Center, Diabetes Center, Orthopedics, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and an Inpatient Rehab Unit.


Sentara Benefits:

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. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree
Min of 3-years clinical experience (preferably in patient care setting of orthopedics, neurosciences or musculoskeletal)
Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse license
Navigation or care coordination experience preferred
Extensive knowledge of MS Office (Excel) a plus
Public speaking experience preferred



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