Intermountain Healthcare Registered Nurse Navigator - Cancer Services in St George, Utah
Greater St. George & Cedar City area
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Responsible for specialty care management for assigned clinics/geographical areas and other appropriate referrals within the Intermountain system. Assess, plan, educate, and advocate for patients' health needs by collaborating with the patient/family, physician(s), other health care providers, national organizations, and community resources. Collaboratively develop and implement a plan of care that meets the patient's healthcare goals, promotes shared-decision making, optimizes allocation of resources, and facilitates patient engagement and self-care management across the care continuum.
Essential Job Duties
- Apply the Case Management Standards of Practice (Assess, Plan, Facilitate and Advocate) to manage care provided for assigned patient population.
- Assess patient's current and future needs by evaluating patient/family understanding of diagnosis and health management goals, collaborating with physicians and team members, and reviewing pertinent clinical information in order to identify and address barriers to care. Plan by working with patient/family and health care team to develop a treatment plan which enhances patient outcome. Facilitate by promoting communication between family and team members. Advocate by resolving barriers to care using available resources and processes.
- Work collaboratively with physician(s), patient/family, and other team members to develop goals and plan interventions ensuring seamless patient care and coordination. Communicate and document interactions and interventions. Initiate and attend team conferences.
- Identify the most appropriate patient acuity level: Provide care coordination and help facilitate symptom management and goals of care. Address financial, logistical, psychosocial, and practical barriers to timely care. Guide, educate, and advocate for patients across various care settings throughout the care continuum.
- Implement and model professional practices: Follow CMSA or approved specialty standards. Maintain expert knowledge of internal and external resources. Reinforce the role and importance of collaboration among health care professionals within an integrated system. Provide patient/family and staff education as identified.
- Lead and sustain program development: Participate in ongoing regional and system wide forums within Intermountain Healthcare and in the community to develop and implement processes that improve ability to meet goals. Revise, design and develop professional and educational materials as appropriate and in a coordinated manner. Perform other duties as assigned.
- Quantify and track activities: Document activities in standardized database or other identified forms. Participate in refinement of tracking tools.
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
- Shift Details: Full Time - 40 hours per week (salaried/exempt)
- Department: Nurse Navigation - Cancer Services at Dixie Regional in St. George.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
- Current Utah Registered Nurse License.
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Five years clinical (direct patient care) experience.
- Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess patient needs.
- Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
- Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.
- Master's degree in nursing or a related field.
- Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis and research methods.
- Prior leadership/supervisory experience.
- Two years of clinical experience with specialty population.
All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Working Hours 40
Primary Work Location Dixie Regional MC
Job Type Full Time
Location US-UT-St George