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Clinical Nurse Navigator RN - 5555 North Lamar Building

Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital
Seton Healthcare Family
Type Full time Posted 5/28/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/22/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Austin Referral - n/a -    
Clinical Nurse Navigator RN - 5555 North Lamar Building
32567
TX - Austin
Full-Time
Regular


Additional Job Information

Title: Clinical Nurse Navigator Registered Nurse

City, State: Austin, TX

Location: 5555 North Lamar Building

Department: DSRIP CareTransitInterventions

Additional Job Details: FT Days

Marketing Statement
Seton Healthcare Family offers rewarding and diverse career opportunities, superior benefits and excellent options for personal growth. Seton is always looking for dedicated and skilled individuals willing to share their hearts with those we serve.
 
The Seton Healthcare Family, a member of Ascension Health, is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11-county population of 1.8 million. The network includes five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, several strategically located health facilities that provide medical care for well patients and three primary care clinics for the uninsured. Four out of every ten overnight patients in the region receive their care at a Seton facility.

With more than 13,000 associates, Seton is the largest private employer in Central Texas and the only not-for-profit organization among the top 25 employers in the Austin area. In addition, Seton is home to four Magnet nursing facilities-University Medical Center Brackenridge, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Seton Medical Center and Seton Northwest Hospital.
 
About Austin: 
 
Austin is in the heart of the beautiful Texas hill country-only a few hours from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Enjoy a mild climate, affordable housing and no state income tax! Plus you'll have the chance to be part of a friendly city that offers something for everyone: lively nightlife, recreational activities, colleges & universities, lakes and family-oriented fun. Rich in history, cultural diversity, natural beauty and a vibrant blend of professions, Austin is a cosmopolitan city with a down-home feel. Whatever you like, Central Texas has something to offer.
 
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Job Description

Summary:

The Clinical Nurse Navigator Registered Nurse serves as a patient navigator throughout the continuum of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Functions as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations, and other customers.
  • Coordinates efforts for treatment and promotes quality improvement and educational efforts.
  • Compiles data, tracks outcomes, and makes recommendations for process improvement.
  • Provides referrals/support for follow-up care for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.
  • Integrates patient-centered care in the nursing processes to include the patient(s) and family in care decisions, incorporating evidence based practices to achieve safe and effective patient and process outcomes.
  • Provides education to patient/families at their level of understanding, when and where needed, in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner, to engage them in self-care management for their highest/optimal level of health.
  • Advocates for the unique needs of individuals and the population served: anticipates and removes barriers, and acts to assure service(s) access and service effectiveness to protect the vulnerable.
  • Provides guidance and planning to prepare patients and families for future care needs, ensures continuous access to services, and actively promotes patient engagement to adopt and achieve their self-care goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Three (3) years of nursing experience in complex or chronic disease management or acute care is required. 
  • Experience in case management and/or outpatient care is preferred. 
  • Experience in managing complex chronic disease patients within the community setting across the continuum of care preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required.
  • Bilingual experience (Spanish/English) is strongly preferred

Licenses & Certifications:

Current Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice in the state of Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
 
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
 

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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