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Nurse Navigator (RN) / Department Of Neurosurgery

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Woodbridge
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Full time Nurse Navigator

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.St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent's is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system's second-largest hospital.Job Summary:
The Nurse Navigator plans, coordinates and delivers health services to patients receiving cranial neurosurgical care. This includes working collaboratively with other health care providers to assure coordinated care throughout the continuum of care. The nurse navigator will assist with the coordination of services and will provide support and education throughout the clinical course. They will serve as a professional resource for the program.
- Acts as a liaison between healthcare providers, payers, and the patient. Assists with the scheduling and coordination of appointments related to the patient's work-up, surgery, and follow up care.
- Serves as a consistent contact for the patient and family pre and post-operatively. Provide education to patients and families regarding disease process, treatment plans and prevention throughout their care.
- Works with providers and members of the care team on treatment plans and follow up care. Attends case conferences and program specific meetings.
- Collects and manages data for patient tracking and outcomes. Participates in outcomes research.
- Identifies opportunities to continually improve processes pertaining to the program coordination of care.
- Facilitates referrals by collaborating with referring providers.Qualifications - BSN

Licensure, Certification, Registration:
- Licensed as a professional RN in the state of Connecticut.
- Certification in specialty area.

Work Experience:
- 5 years nursing experience. Experience within neurosurgery. Experience in a multi-specialty environment.
- Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work effectively with other departments.
- Computer literate and database managing experience
- Ability to manage, organize, prioritize and delegate multiple responsibilities
- Ability to work independently
- Strong interpersonal skills

We take great care of careers.

Committed to nursing excellence, St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport is a twice-designated Magnet hospital. With more than 3,200 employees, it includes a 473-bed teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent's is also a Level 2 Trauma Center, certified by the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma. Now part of Hartford HealthCare, it is the fastest growing hospital in the state providing more advanced surgical procedures and expanding access to care. A large provider group, comprised of the region's foremost experts, provides convenient patient access from Stamford to Milford and nearly everywhere in between. Founded in 1903, St. Vincent's remains steadfast in its mission to provide compassionate, personalized care to the community.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, New England , Nurse Navigator (RN) / Department Of Neurosurgery, Healthcare , Woodbridge, Northeast

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