Ortho/Neuro Navigator

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 21, 2019
Closes
May 30, 2019
Ref
124703BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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.

Qualifications

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.

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