Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Navigator - Care Assure Program

Location
Webster, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 11, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Ref
01533-88531
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center - Webster, TX
 

Nurse Navigator (RN) - Care Assure Program

 

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
, where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care, and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been providing high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Bay Area Houston region.   

Some of the services provided at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
include:

  • Breast Diagnostic Center
  • Cancer care
  • Diabetes management
  • Level III emergency department
  • ACR-accredited imaging center
  • One-on-one therapy
  • Neuroscience and neurology
  • Minimally-invasive and robotic surgery
  • Wound treatment center
  • Womens and Childrens Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
, a Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Qualities, opened its doors in 1972. Today, we have approximately 2,000 staff members and 900 physicians in multiple specialties - more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region. Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is looking for a Nurse Navigator (RN) - Care Assure Program.

The Care Assure Nurse Navigator
is responsible for the programs and resources that support the navigation of patients through complex healthcare environments for the optimization of care and outcomes.  S/he facilitates patient follow-up through coaching, information transfer, and communication in order to improve continuity of care, enhance the medical management of complex disease, and streamline the intervention process.  The incumbent guides patients through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes.  Serves as a point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services.   


This position will be required to work at both Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and Mainland Medical Center, a campus of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
.

  Responsibilities:

 

  • Reviews patient case lists generated by technology-enabled data triggers to identify patients that could benefit from intervention, while tracking outcomes of referrals and treatments and maintaining detailed records that measure effectiveness of the program.
  • Reviews clinical progress of patients and coordinates communications to referring, consulting, and primary care physicians, notifying an MD if there is a clinically abnormal finding.
  • Evaluates and provides input regarding the utilization of resources to meet the needs of the target population.
  • Plan and delivers weekly status updates.
  • Maintains and role models a leadership/customer service role in interacting with colleagues, physicians, guests, patients, and vendors.

 

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