Jun 27, 2022

Nurse Navigator Pediatric Rheumatology-Children's Hospital of Richmond

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU combines award-winning research, education and clinical care with an uncanny understanding of what makes kids tick. Our team is a family. We work together to give every child in our growing community a chance to heal, recover and celebrate their super powers.

The Nurse Patient Navigator functions as a Nurse Patient Navigator and serves as an advocate, interpreter, educator and counselor for a group of patients.

The Nurse Patient Navigator manages the care of assigned patients in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality and comprehensive healthcare and ancillary services.

The Nurse Patient Navigator serves as the single point of contact to assigned patients and caregivers.

The Nurse Patient Navigator remains a support system to patients and caregivers throughout the patient’s treatment.

The Nurse Patient Navigator uses clinical/nursing knowledge and skills in the performance of job responsibilities.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: Current RN licensure in Virginia AHA BLS Certification Specialty Nursing Certification in either Nurse Navigation or area of specialty within one year of hire in position Experience REQUIRED: Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience in nursing, patient education; case management and/or navigation Previous experience in specialty area Experience PREFERRED: Previous nurse navigation or leadership experience Experience within an academic, teaching hospital Education/training REQUIRED: Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing Education/training PREFERRED: Master’ Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing Independent action(s) required: Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider medical/treatment orders. Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards. All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice guidelines. Organizes and plans work with input from the patient/family with specific outcomes identified. Demonstrates use of sound clinical judgment based on nursing knowledge/experience. Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A Additional position requirements: Positions are primarily weekday work but may be expected to work into the evening or on the weekend, depending on assignment. May be required to go to all VCUHS locations. Age Specific groups served: As appropriate based on unit assignment Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate): Physical - Lifting less than 20 lbs. Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive): Repetitive motion Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change

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