Registered Nurse Navigator - Heart Clinic
Job ID: R0043196 | Registered Nurse Professionals | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Relocation assistance may be available per UVA Medical Center policy.

The nurse navigator works with a multidisciplinary team to plan and coordinate the delivery of care for a disease-specific patient population across the Medical Center. The navigator provides education and support to patients and their families, facilitates transitions of care to ensure that patients have appropriate referrals and follow-up appointments post-discharge, and works with the multidisciplinary team to implement and sustain evidence-based practice. The main objectives of this role are to facilitate patient self-management, prevent readmission, increase patient satisfaction, and ensure that patients receive necessary services. The navigator will work closely with other disciplines to achieve quality patient care.
  • Collaborates with care management to evaluate and follow patients upon admission for potential needs, medication assistance, and community resources.
  • Plans individualized care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Gathers information necessary to guide the development of the self-management plan for the patient. This information may include psychological assessment, literacy level, social assessment, and economic barriers.
  • Identifies and coordinates the care of disease-specific, population-specific inpatients.
  • Provides, reinforces, and documents patient and/or caregiver, disease-specific, and health maintenance education.
  • Identifies potential barriers to effective disease management and/or etiology for readmissions.
  • Works with established multidisciplinary teams to develop appropriate interventions to address barriers.
  • Implements a plan to address short- and long-term care needs.
  • Manages and coordinates pre- and post-discharge care, to include:
    • Assisting with evaluation of patient care outcomes.
    • Demonstrating leadership in the delivery of patient care at the Clinician 3 level.
    • Coordinating patient care and education.
    • Ensuring continuity of care.
    • Participating in performance measurement and improvement activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $33.31 - $54.96 Hourly

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree preferred.
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. May require a valid Virginia driver's license.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.

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