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Nurse Navigator - Heart Failure

Job ID: 950120
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 20, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The nurse navigator provides individualized assistance to specific patients and their families in overcoming barriers to care, facilitating timely access to care, and providing education and support. The patients' trajectory through diagnosis, treatment, and after care will be seamless and coordinated in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Additional patient navigational needs may be assigned to this Navigator.

Minimum Requirements

4 year college degree is required.
BSN, MSN preferred

Current North Carolina nursing license is required.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Organized, can multi-task, analytical, time management
Work well under stress and be able to provide emotional support.

Membership in professional organization is desired.

Knowledge Areas/Competencies
1. Confidentiality and informed consent
2. Symptom management
3. Quality of life
4. Goal of treatment
5. Therapeutic options
6. Professional scope of practice
7. Health promotion and health education
8. Personal Effectiveness and professional development

3-5 years clinical experience for patient focus is required.
3-5 years in a hospital setting is required.

Certification for patient focus preferred or within 2 years of employment.

Other Information

Full time with benefits

On site position

M-F 8-4

 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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