Nurse Navigator Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: Feed 8
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Nurse Navigator Licensed Practical Nurse Location:
Scranton, Pennsylvania Job Category: LPN - Licensed Practical
Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support Schedule: Days Work Type: Full
time Department: Interventional Radiology Team Date Posted:
10/14/2021 Job ID: R-20630 Job Summary Will be a Licensed Practical
Nurse performing duties as a patient navigator guiding incoming
calls and facilitating entrance of new patients into the program.
Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the
condition, and provides ongoing continuity of care for patients.
The Nurse Navigator, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, is
accountable for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in
both the clinic and didactic arena. Assists other team members on
the unit. The nurse navigator role provides clinical support to the
provider and patients to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of
conditions. Job Duties * Utilizes clinical knowledge to determine
actions necessary to facilitate patient introduction to the
program. * Performs and documents evaluation of patients needs
primarily by telephone or review of documentation. * Effectively
collaborates with other healthcare providers in coordinating and
implementing the patients plan of care, to include evaluation,
treatment, and surveillance. * Effectively communicates with
patient via mail, telephone, and in person regarding information
pertinent to their care. * Assures pertinent patient information is
received and available for provider interaction with patient. *
Coordinates patient needs for the program. * Serves as the point of
contact for providers. * Coordinates patient activities, such as
support groups, educational series, as appropriate. * Provides
limited patient and family education based on individual needs
either in person or by telephone. * Coordinates patient activities
through available support services, as appropriate. * Maintains
systems and processes sufficient to assure timely follow-up and
surveillance of patients for both Programs. * Serves as a liaison
with Scheduling Services to ensure appropriate scheduling of
patients. * Develops and implements patient screening tools and
efficient clinic procedures. * Assists in the development and
implementation of efficient patient navigational procedures. *
Investigates patient concerns including appointment access,
communication, and billing. * Maintains clinical supply inventory.
* Responsible for conducting medical record reviews to report
findings to physician specialist. * Provides nursing care and
assists physician and procedures. * Routinely inspects and observes
condition and operation of equipment to ensure proper operation and
identify the need for preventive and corrective maintenance per
guideline. * Performs ongoing maintenance of exam and treatment
rooms. Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and
complying with all organization policies and procedures. The
specific statements in this profile are not intended to be
all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary
to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills
outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered
essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
(Required) Experience Minimum of 2 years-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Licensed Practical Nurse - Default
Issuing Body Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything
we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students,
our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to
treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.
EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for
excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and
brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.
INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our
patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We
provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the
Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and
part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or
their protected veteran status.
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