Nurse Navigator AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address : 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Location Address : Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-
class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Full Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For :
Serve as contact person, advocate, resource for care team, patient and caregivers
Help ensure patient and family understand processes, care strategies, and recommend actions and provide information in coordination with healthcare providers
Assist with implementing plan of care to achieve treatment goals
Recommend additions to or modifications of referring orders
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team to coordinate post-acute needs, including transition to outpatient setting
Establish and promote a collaborative relationship with physicians and other members of healthcare team
What You Will Need :
Graduate of approved school of nursing
Texas RN licensure
BLS from the American Heart Association
Minimum of five years’ nursing experience
Two years of Case Management experience
Case Management certification, and / or other acute care nursing certification preferred
Job Summary :
The Nurse Navigator manages and coordinates aspects of care for seamless transition of care for identified patients. This is accomplished through multidisciplinary interaction, nursing management, education, care coordination, resource allocation, and communication.
The Nurse Navigator is responsible for ensuring a care plan is carried out in partnership with the persons at the center of the care plan.
He / she will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to implement measures targeted to ensure seamless transitions. The goal will be achieved through measures implemented that :
Work with members of the healthcare team to facilitate patient healthcare
Promote timely access to care
Increase utilization of preventative care
Build awareness among the healthcare team about the importance of patient navigation