RN - Nurse Navigator, M4W, Downtown
Baptist Health of Northeast Florida - Jacksonville, FL

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Baptist Medical Center

Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center is Baptist Health's flagship tertiary-care hospital. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in patient care, Baptist Medical Center was named among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2009-2010" and among the top 50 in the country for neurology and neurosurgery. Also named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, Baptist is located close to sports, theater and music venues, museums, shopping, and dining.

Job Summary:

The Clinical Nurse Leader/Navigator is a unit-based masters prepared nurse who works in an interdisciplinary team environment to coordinate the care of complex patients assuring excellent clinical and experience outcomes throughout the continuum of care

Nurse Navigator is accountable for improving patient outcomes and processes in a safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, patient and family centered and cost conscious manner. Research-based information is used to design, implement and evaluate patient plans of care. The Nurse Navigator assists in complex care at the bedside. The Nurse Navigator coordinates, delegates and oversees care provided by the patient services team. He/she acts as the liason and centralized communication contact for the physicians, nurses, and patients/family members. The Nurse Navigator will ensure timely discharges to eliminate healthcare barriers and increase patient flow efficiency.

EDUCATION (Minimum level accepted)

Education Required :
Masters Degree
College Degree Preferred :

Specific Courses Required :
Nursing at Bachelors level preparation, masters level content in nursing or healthcare related field like case management, healthcare management, education, etc.

Specific Courses Preferred :
case management


Certifications/Registrations :
require certification in nursing or related field

Licensures :


Years of Experience :
Over 5 Years
Type of Experience :
care of medical/surgical patients, specialty care like ICU of benefit, coordination of care experience preferred, experience in leading teams, experience in education


Strong clinical skills in assessment, treatment and intervention, skills in case management, patient/family/staff education,excellent written and verbal communication skills, innovative and strategic thinking, ability to understand and conduct evidence-based practice and research and interpret results to staff

Shift Information:
  • Full time
  • Days, Hours to be determined by needs of unit