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RN Navigator

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a callingMO-SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Worker Type: Regular Job Highlights: SLU Hospital is seeking an RN Navigator. This role will be responsible for running Code Stroke alerts in house and in the Emergency department. We prefer experience in Neuro and ER for this role. No weekends or holidays are required. Job Summary:Provides services as a patient navigator throughout the continuum of care. Job Responsibilities and Requirements:PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES\nFunctions as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations, and other customers.\nCollaborates with physicians and advanced practice providers to ensure quality outcomes. Coordinates efforts for treatment and promotes quality improvement and educational efforts.\nCompiles data, tracks outcomes, and makes recommendations for process improvement.\nProvides referrals/support for follow-up care for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.\nUtilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in all patient encounters.\nAssists medical provider with processing of diagnostic results bringing significant values to the provider's attention. Exhibits knowledge of tests and procedures and their significance as related to patient care.\nRecognizes the implementation of dosages, interactions, side effects, adverse effects, routes of administration of drugs as they apply to individual patients. Uses knowledge of medications in instructing patients about medication therapy.\nEstablishes working relationships teaching protocols for patient education, family counseling and general public information.\nWorks in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.\nPerforms other duties as assigned.\nEDUCATION\nGraduate of accredited school of nursing or education equivalency for licensing\nEXPERIENCE\nThree years' registered nurse experience\n\nPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS\nConstant use of speech to share information through oral communication.\nConstant standing and walking.\nFrequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.\nFrequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.\nFrequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.\nFrequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.\nFrequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.\nOccasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.\nOccasional lifting/moving of patients.\nOccasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.\nOccasional driving.\nRare crawling and running. Licenses / Certifications:Registered Nurse (RN) - State of Work Location or Compact Multi-State License Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America) Job Type:Employee Department:8571000037 Stroke Program Scheduled Weekly Hours:40 SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.

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