RN Navigator Breast Surgery
Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: June 11, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic
Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700
care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals to
home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U. S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time
RN-Navigator for our Franciscan Breast Surgery Associates in
Tacoma, WA. The RN Navigator will be part of a positive team
culture and learning environment with growth opportunites and
option for a 4 10-hour shift schedule after introductory period. No
nights, weekends or organizationally recognized holidays required
plus free parking!
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 Health (CHI-FH)
standards/guidelines, applicable statutory requirements and
accepted clinical practice for the clinical nurse profession to
achieve quality, cost-effective and patient-focused outcomes. An
incumbent is a consistent care coordinator throughout the continuum
of care and is able to assess the physical, psychological and
social needs of the patient. Work is strongly focused on: 1)
guiding the patient/family through the complex healthcare system,
working to eliminate barriers that might otherwise adversely impact
patient care/outcomes; and 2) helping to coordinate the efforts of
the medical team to facilitate continuity of care and enhance
Incumbents are also 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.
- 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
- Provides operational support and contributes to clinical
research activities conducted by department.
- Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and
proper skills associated with the department's defined specific
Other: Performs related duties as required.
- 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 degree required).
- Master's degree in Nursing or related field is strongly
- 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
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Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , RN Navigator Breast Surgery, Other , TACOMA, Washington
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