Nurse Navigator

Location
Sanford, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Closes
Nov 10, 2017
Ref
00327-7151
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent



Military & Spouses of Military are now being offered a New Hire Bonus to join our HCA team of hospitals!!



HCA is dedicated to hiring our American Heroes and bringing those iconic military branch values and work ethic to join our teams and provide care to our communities while ensuring our military and their families success in the civilian work sector.


Central Florida Regional Hospital, 
a 221-bed acute care hospital, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare in the communities we serve. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgeryinterventional cardiologyelectrophysiologycardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine carerobotic surgerywound careacute inpatient medical rehabilitation, complete imaging services and The Baby Suites. Central Florida Regional Hospital is located 3.6 miles east of I-4 between S.R. 46 and Highway 17-92 in Sanford. The hospital has been designated a Level II trauma center and provides 24/7 emergency care both in Sanford and at Oviedo ER, a department of Central Florida Regional Hospital, located at 8300 Red Bug Lake Road.


Position Summary:

The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for cancer patients, from diagnosis through end of active treatment. 

The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigators primary function is to ensure the patient remains compliant to the treatment plan.  Navigators achieve this goal by building relationships with patients and physicians, coordinating the plan of care, assisting with appointments, transportation needs, education, resource provision and/or representation within the multidisciplinary care environment.  The Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high-quality outcomes for cancer patients, including support with interdisciplinary and cross-facility coverage and collaboration.

The Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, all physicians involved in that patients care, internal and external healthcare providers, support network members, and the wider healthcare community.  This role will require collaboration with local physician liaisons and leadership to conduct internal and external outreach and marketing.

Essential Functions:

 

  • Serve as patient advocate from diagnosis to end of active treatment
  • Assess patients medical, social, psychosocial, and other care needs
  • Provide appropriate teaching, outreach, and support to patients and families.  Ensure the patient is empowered to manage his/her own healthcare needs
  • Streamline processes for patients by assisting with appointment scheduling and paperwork preparation
  • Coach and assist patients to remove barriers related to insurance coverage, transportation, child care, finances, language, etc. so they can focus on their treatment plan, not these barriers
  • Connect patients to hospital and community resources
  • Conduct follow-up conversations with all patients and communicate any concerns, changes, or social needs to the appropriate physician or other care provider
  • Attend Multi-disciplinary Meetings (MDM)  and/or other meetings, as necessary
  • Document throughout patient care continuum in iNavigate database
  • Drive process improvement
  • Conduct outreach to referrers, providers and other medical professionals as well as to the corporate ‘customer community [optional by market

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