Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: September 12, 2021
In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest
quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and
CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a
new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason
Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and
expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals
and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are
empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and
well-being of our communities.
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the
future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That
means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to
home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly
specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs
with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following
starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the
- Paid Time Off
Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External
health spending accounts (FSA)
401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Assistance for career growth and development
premium account for additional support with children, pets,
dependent adults, and household needs
Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify
Medical Group, part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is
currently seeking a full time RN Navigator for our Franciscan
Neurology Associates in Tacoma, WA! We have a strong team
environment. No nights, weekends or organizationally recognized
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 patient
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.
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 of
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.
accurate and timely data tracking, management, evaluation and
reporting of clinical/treatment protocols/practices through ongoing
observation and analysis of current activities.
operational support and contributes to clinical research activities
conducted by department.
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 populations served.
Performs related duties as required.
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
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
degree in Nursing or related field is strongly
licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
- If assigned
to Cardiology/EP department: Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- 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.
Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Navigator RN, Other , Tacoma, Washington
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