Bon Secours Health System NURSE NAVIGATOR in BALTIMORE, Maryland

Req # 109840BR

Position Title NURSE NAVIGATOR

Market Bon Secours Baltimore

Posting Facility BON SECOURS HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE

Department FAMILY HEALTH & WELLNESS CNTR

City BALTIMORE

State MD

Job Specs POSITION SUMMARY

Provides medical case management services with minimal supervision. Accepts case management referrals; maintains assigned caseload (125-150). Assesses patients healthcare needs and identifies community resources. Promotes and coordinates optimum healthcare services, with cost effective solutions.

The Nurse Navigator works predominantly within Practice Groups to deal with the increasing complicated chronic disease patient with multiple co-morbid conditions. The Nurse Navigator interfaces with providers within the practice groups, nurses, all departments within the hospital facilities, and community resources to expedite medically appropriate cost-effective care. The Nurse Navigator applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to ensure appropriate level of care, resource utilization and discharge planning. Serves as a patient advocate and assists in the identification and improvement of service delivery.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Registered Nurse in the state of employment. Baccalaureate degree preferred with at least 2 years acute care experience.

  2. Preferably with care management experience in acute setting, experience in community nursing, critical care or emergency department.

  3. Utilization review/ discharge planning experience required.

  4. Strong organizational and time management skills, as evidenced by a capacity to prioritize multiple tasks and role components.

  5. Ability to work independently and exercise clinical judgment in interactions with physicians, payers, the patient and their families.

  6. Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.

  7. Strong analytical, data management and computer skills. Competency in electronic medical records desirable

  8. Case/Care Management certified or knowledge of national care management standards and community resources a plus.

Status FT

Shift (check all that apply) Day

Schedule 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Weekends? Some Weekends

By Nursing Nursing/Nursing Management