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Nurse Navigator - Social Work Dept

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Middlebury
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: weekend and holiday rotation Work where every moment matters.Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.Serving our community since 1998, MidState Medical Center is a vibrant and progressive organization with a genuine concern for our patients, community, and employees alike. Weve earned top honors for quality stroke care, gold level recognition for organ donation, and employing leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, providing the highest quality level of care.
The Care Coordinator Nurse Navigator demonstrates expertise in a healthcare setting in the assessment and treatment of patients along the continuum of care. The navigator identifies patients who meet criteria for their disease specialty through risk-screening and referral process. Education is provided to patients and families during the acute care phase and post-acute follow up for 30 days with each patient in order to reduce the risk of readmission and ensure that post-acute care needs are being addressed. Provide education to the healthcare team members on their role and its impact in the care of the patients. Collaboration and relationship building with all agencies and providers serving the disease population along the continuum of care. The navigator will serve as the primary point of contact for the patient care coordination along the continuum.Qualifications EducationBachelor in Health-Related FieldExperience2 years experience in acute care healthcare setting.Licensure, Certification, RegistrationValid licensure or registration in Healthcare Related Field of Expertise (ie RT, medical administration)Preferred bilingual English/SpanishMidState Medical Center is part of Hartford HealthCare, a system that includes 7 acute care hospitals, a comprehensive Behavioral Health Network, Home Care services, Senior Services, and an extensive Medical Group network. Hartford HealthCares unified culture enhances access, affordability, equity and excellence. Its care-delivery system of over 37,000 employees in more than 500 locations serving 185 towns across Connecticut offers unparalleled expertise-touching more than 23,000 lives every single day. Here youll learn, grow, and contribute to healing and health as part of one of Connecticuts premier health systems. No matter where you work in the Hartford HealthCare system, you're connected to the team that's redefining care. Start here, where every moment matters.

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