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Clinical Nurse Navigator

Company: Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Clinical Nurse Navigator serves as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients, and caregivers, enhancing communication among all. This job provides resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered within the RSFH System and in the community. Coordinates and facilitates patient appointments, including those made with labs, diagnostic areas, and specialty physicians to streamline plans of care, interrupt patterns of frequent acute hospital or emergency department use and promote health status through patient self-management skills. The Clinical Nurse Navigator eliminates any and all barriers to timely screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care for each individual, and provides health education for both pre-care and post care including physical, psychological, spiritual, and emotional well being.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: BSN from an accredited nursing school.

Experience: At least three years of recent direct patient care experience as a clinician. Experience with discharge planning or utilization review is preferred. Experience or knowledge of community resources is desired.

Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Carolina or holds a current compact/multi-state license as a Registered Nurse in a recognized NCSBN Compact State and is not a permanent resident of SC. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.

Primary Source Verification: SC Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR): llronline - or compact RN state licensing board.

Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of the professional nursing theory and practice to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions. Skill in preparing and maintaining records and writing reports. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, hospital, medical staff and the public. Ability to analyze situations and apply critical thinking. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Must have a proven track record of excellent communication skills with patients, physicians, and other healthcare providers. Health plan and medical insurance knowledge.

Contacts:Constant interaction with internal and external customers to include (but not limited to) patients, families, physicians, employees and visitors.

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Why choose Charleston: People flock to Charleston for our beaches, our history, food, culture and our high quality healthcare. Additionally,

  • We're #1 US City for the sixth year in a row and we're in the Top 15 Cities in the WORLD as determined by in 2018.
  • Charleston is the South's best city as determined by Southern Living 2019.
  • Forbes ranked Charleston Metro #8 Best Midsize City for Jobs in 2018.
  • Charleston is on the list of the 125 Best Place to Live by .
    Why choose Roper St. Francis: For over 150 years, Roper St. Francis has been trusted with our neighbor's health because we believe that every moment of care is life-changing and that nothing matters more than moments with the people you love.
    We have a lot to be proud of We are the area's preferred healthcare provider with more families choosing us than anyone else. We are the Lowcountry's only not-for-profit healthcare system, putting purpose over profit and an emphasis on community outreach. We have one of the area's only , which is the nation's highest recognition of nursing excellence. And we continue to receive top national awards for patient, employee and doctor satisfaction.
    We are vibrant and growing We have over 5,600 teammates making us one of the area's largest employers. Our is made up of over 900 doctors representing every medical specialty. And our 671-bed system consists of 125 facilities and services in seven counties.
    We are committed to excellence Roper St. Francis rewards exceptional performance and invests in supporting our staff. From nurses to technicians and administrative professionals, our employees share our commitment to putting patients first. We recruit and retain the most qualified workforce without regard to age, sex, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap or disability.

Keywords: Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Charleston , Clinical Nurse Navigator, Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina

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