RN - Navigator
Company: CHI Franciscan
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Overview: CHI Franciscan has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is
to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs
while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and
their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical,
emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole
person. Come join our team!
This position will be apart of our Oncology Support Services group
and will be based at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma,
Washington. The role will be a full-time position, working Mondays
- Fridays. Job Summary:
This job is responsible for coordinating the individualized care
continuum for patients diagnosed with on-going critical health
conditions by serving as an advocate, educator, consultant, leader
and community ambassador for the specific patient population served
in accordance with CHI Franciscan standards/guidelines, applicable
statutory requirements and accepted clinical practice for the
clinical nurse profession to achieve quality, cost-effective and
Incumbents are accountable for keeping abreast of new/changing
regulatory requirements impacting matters within designated scope
of responsibility; maintaining current knowledge of departmental
policies/standards/procedures, Joint Commission standards, new
clinical procedures/processes, patient safety goals, core measure
quality indicators and other issues/requirements impacting matters
within assigned scope of responsibility; ensuring these factors are
considered and integrated into clinical, performance improvement
and education activities. Essential Duties:
- Coordinates care for all assigned patients throughout the
continuum of care from diagnosis to release from care. Develops and
shares assessments, goals, nursing interventions and patient
response; remains a support system throughout the patient's course
- Provides education to meet the needs to patient, families,
healthcare providers, and the community.
- Consults and collaborates with other providers to meet the
medical, social, and financial needs of patients; Formulates an
individualized, holistic care plan for patients and evaluates
general management of patients and patient's response to nursing
interventions and multi-disciplinary treatment plans.Provides
accurate and timely data tracking, management, evaluation and
reporting of clinical/treatment protocols/practices through ongoing
observation and analysis of current activities.
- Provides accurate and timely data tracking, management,
evaluation and reporting of clinical/treatment protocols/practices
through ongoing observation and analysis of current
activities.Cultural Sensitivity and
- Provides operational support and contributes to clinical
research activities conducted by department.
Qualifications Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or other related discipline,
graduation from an accredited school of nursing, and three years of
related professional nursing work experience in the clinical focus
area that demonstrates the attainment of the requisite job
knowledge, skills and abilities. Previous navigator work experience
is strongly preferred.
Additional equivalent qualifying work experience that demonstrates
attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities may be
substituted for two years of the degree requirement (Associate's
Master's degree in Nursing or related field is strongly preferred.
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the
Washington State Board of Nursing.
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
- If assigned to Cardiology/EP department: Current Advanced
Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
- If assigned to Oncology department: Certification by the
Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) as an Oncology
Certified Nurse (OCN) required within one year of date of hire.
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Associated topics: asn, domiciliary, intensive, intensive care,
maternal, neonatal, registed, registered nurse, staff nurse,
Keywords: CHI Franciscan, Tacoma , RN - Navigator, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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