Integrated Care Manager (RN Navigator for Cardiothoracic Surgery)

6 days left

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 22, 2018
Closes
Dec 15, 2018
Ref
116685BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Cardiac Nursing Administration at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a full time Cardiothoracic Surgery Nurse Navigator.

Position Overview
The goal of our navigation program is to decrease patient complications, avoid discharge delays, improve patient length of stay, reduce hospital readmissions, and provide an excellent overall patient experience.

We do this through:
  • Coordination of care to all cardiothoracic surgery patients during their entire surgical episode.
  • Facilitating patient self-management and ensuring pre-op / post-discharge optimization of care.
  • Individualizing specific needs for the patient and family to ensure optimal and successful outcomes.
  • Working closely with CTS disciplines, including the Director, APC teams and team leads, MDC programs, surgeons, SMG SMACTS office, Cardiothoracic Services leadership, and care management teams to achieve quality patient care, appropriate continuum of care, an effective discharge plan and post-discharge coordination.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Overview
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH) is the regions first Magnet Hospital. SNGH is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit, and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities an specialized services.

Sentara Overview
For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara as one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems. Our not-for-profit system proudly includes advanced imaging centers, nursing and assisted-living centers, outpatient campuses, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice agency, a 3,800-provider medical staff and four medical groups. In addition, we provide medical transport ambulances and Nightingale air ambulance, and we extend health insurance to 445,000 people through Optima Health, our award-winning health plan.
Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
    Medical, Dental, and Vision InsurancePaid Annual Leave, Sick LeaveFlexible Spending AccountsRetirement funds with matching contributionSupplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among othersWork Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great dealsOpportunities for further advancement within our organization
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 information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/

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

Other
BLS (if in a clinical setting). For Integrated Care Management departments, specialty certification required within one year of eligibility (ACM, CCM, CCCTM or RN-BC). For other service lines, certification based on specialty area required within one year of eligibility. 3 years Case Management experience preferred. For those in Behavioral Health - Certification in de-escalation training within 15 days of hire and annually. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population.

Responsibilities:

Responsible and accountable for the provision and facilitation of comprehensive care coordination services and quality outcomes for patients across the continuum. 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. Functions in one of the following practice settings: Acute Care, Service Lines, Ambulatory/Community-based, Home Health, and Long Term Care.

Qualifications:

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

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