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Nurse Navigator, Easton, Maryland

Created10/13/2021
Reference14077799
CategoryHealth Care General
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CityEaston
Zip21606
SalaryCompetitive
What You Will Do:

Nurse Navigator
Full-Time
(Easton / Queenstown / Cambridge / Chestertown), MD

We are looking for talented professionals to join our extraordinary team at University of Maryland - Shore Regional Health.

At Shore Regional Health, you can learn, grow and make a lasting impact on patients and families. You'll experience the support of a collaborative work environment and a sense of collegiality unlike any other. Our comprehensive system has many locations and practice options to choose from throughout the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland.

As a team member with Shore Regional Health, you'll experience:
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage.
  • Work Life Balance: You'll accrue generous paid time off; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistance program.
  • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement


JOB SUMMARY:


Responsible for coordinating the continuum of care for high risk patients from time of ED presentation, during their hospitalization and post discharge. Provides education and support to patients, family, staff and caregivers. The goals of this position include improving patient care and flow, eliminating barriers and improving the overall patient experience by connecting the patient and family with appropriate resources and services.

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
  • Assessment and Plan of Care: Assessment and development of an individualized plan of care through initial and periodic assessments and through communication with patient/family, physicians and other staff. Identifies physical, psychosocial, spiritual and social needs and coordinates the development and implementation of a plan of care to meet those needs effectively, efficiently and at the appropriate level of care required.
  • EMR Documentation: Documents all patient and physician interactions in the electronic medical record, including all education related encounters. Keeps the physician and care team informed of treatment goals and patient milestones.
  • Care Coordination: Coordinates the care of identified patients. Serves as a patient advocate and facilitates care coordination and collaboration with multidisciplinary team members. Focuses on patient satisfaction including timely testing and treatments and actively seeks ways to improve patient flow and mitigate readmissions.
  • Follow-up: Ensures follow-up with appropriate resources as identified during the patient's stay and documented in the plan of care.
  • Patient Education: Provides education to patients and families prior to initiating treatment that supplements and enhances the education that is given by the patient's physician. Provides individualized (to include language specific) educational tools that include written, video and/or face-to-face interactions with multidisciplinary team. Also responsible to review patient educational materials annually and make recommendations for changes or additions.


  • What You Need to Be Successful:

    MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

    Current RN license in the State of Maryland, BSN preferred.

    At least three years of experience in home care, case management or other relevant setting or position required.

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    EmployerUniversity of Maryland Medical Center