Patient Navigator, RN HOPD Atrial Fibrillation Center
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 53651
About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. EOE
Position Information: The Patient Navigator, RN addresses the needs of the patient from a logistics perspective with a clinical lens, explaining treatment options and providing advice and support to the patient. The patient navigator ensures all disciplines are communicating. Nurse navigators are with the patient and family, guiding them through the care and services within all disciplines/specialties that the patient is engaged. They educate, advocate for, and encourage patients, and their families. The Nurse Navigator connects patients with appropriate care and support personnel and facilitating access to community resources. Visits patient while in hospital/recovery, follows up after discharge if needed and may follow the patient in support groups for many years to come. The Patient Navigator works with the patient through the continuum, working with patients with first visit, performs clinical duties while in the office, and follows patient with discharge follow-up calls. Responsible to help build relationships in the organization and in referral offices. Supports the center in program development along with the Executive Director and the Medical Director for the Atrial Fibrillation Center.
Experience Requirements: 5 Years Nursing - Related Area Required - And 3 Years Clinical - Acute Care Preferred - And/Or 2 Years Clinical - Rehabilitation Preferred - And/Or 1 Year Clinical - Case Management Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.