Manager, Care Navigation

Rockville, MD
Sep 29, 2021
Oct 26, 2021
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

The Manager, Care Navigation is responsible to operationalize the strategic plan for the department, ensuring collaboration with patients and their care team so that patients are navigated through the continuum of care, within the Adventist HealthCare system when possible. The manager will role model professionalism and exemplary standards of practice while mentoring, evaluation, and facilitating the professional growth of their team.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
•Supports departmental and organizational financial goals of minimizing
potentially avoidable utilization and length of stay as well as reducing
readmission rate
•Leads team to ensure that delays to care are minimized and that effective
discharge plans are developed to navigate patients to the most appropriate
level of care in a timely manner
•Ensures active participation in Interdisciplinary Rounds and other patient care
•Leads delivery of care provided by Care Navigation team to ensure that
patients' needs are addressed, and that documentation meets standards
•Implements the departmental strategic plan
•Collaborates with Utilization Review leadership to understand trends of
discharge barriers and denials
•Facilitates the development of systems, processes and PI that drives optimal
performance for the department.
•Oversees and evaluates the performance of the Care Navigation team

Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor of Science in nursing required, Master's degree preferred
3 - 5 years' experience in patient navigation, discharge planning, or care
•At least one year of prior leadership experience required
•Maryland RN licensure
•Licensed driver and able to operate a motor vehicle as well as maintain
automobile insurance as directed by AHC

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability,
PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today!

Apply now to be considered or contact for more information.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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