Nurse Navigator facilitates patient follow-up through patient coaching, information transfer, and communication in order to improve continuity of care, enhance the medical management of complex disease, and streamline the intervention process will need great customer service and follow up.
The following is an idea of what the position in tails.
Reviews patient case lists generated by technology-enabled data triggers to identify patients that could benefit from intervention
Communicates with physicians (in the hospital and in the community) about patients' potential for referral / follow-up treatment
Schedules follow-up appointments and provide information and reminders to patients & physician offices
Tracks outcomes of referrals and treatments
Maintains detailed records to measure effectiveness of program and suggest ways to improve throughout the process
Works with physicians and program leadership on a daily basis
Engages providers and patients in a program that will improve outcomes and the efficiency of medical care
Performs position specific job functions at an acceptable level.
Reviews clinical progress of patients and coordinates communications to referring, consulting, and primary care physicians.
Plan, organize and provide direct care to the patient, as appropriate.
Facilitates the development of a patient specific teaching plan.
Reviews and makes recommendations for medications appropriate to the patient.
Initiates communication regarding dashboard triggers with care team.
Educates patient and families regarding planned procedures, medications and treatments.
Makes referrals as appropriate as noted by the physician.
- Associates Degree Req.
- RN Florida License Req.
- ACLS and PALS req.
- 3-5 years of exp req.
- Meditech exp strongly pref.
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