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Registered Nurse (RN) Patient Navigator - Honda

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Registered Nurse (RN) Clinic  - Patient Navigator
Honda Occupational Health - Lincoln,AL
  • Full Time, Day - Honda OHC - Lincoln, AL
  • Some local travel required
Why Join Ascension:
St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.
St. Vincent's Honda: Lincoln, AL
Lincoln is a fast-growing city located in the east central area of Alabama. Lincoln, AL takes pride as an innovative and dynamic municipality striving to improve the quality of life for all its citizens.
  • Signup for a racing adventure and drive the Talladega Superspeedway Track. The #1 premier racing school site. 
  • International Motorsports Hall of Fame: "One of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame's highlight features is the Motorsports Museum. Spanning three buildings and the enclosed courtyard, this collection of history making vehicles is priceless."
  • Top Trails Outdoor OHV Recreation Park. The Ultimate Outdoor Experience! It is breathtaking vistas — an outdoorsman's dream come true and a place the whole family can enjoy. 
  • Cheaha State Park: Cheaha State Park is the pinnacle of natural beauty and awe in Alabama. This foothill of the Appalachian Mountains is the highest point in the state. The park hosts hiking trails, mountain bike trails, a lake for swimming and fishing, an observation tower at the highest point in Alabama.
Area information obtained from Visit Lincoln AL
What you will do
The Patient Navigator may perform the following duties:
These job tasks and expectations may change as the productivity of the role is evaluated to meet the needs of the medical clinic and HMA.
  • Assessment
    • Reviews baseline data related to patient: medical, psychosocial, spiritual, financial, and other patient needs. (This includes review of pathology and test results.)
    • Assesses educational needs of patient related to disease, treatment, side effect management, resources, etc.
    • Conducts ongoing assessments of patient at specific identified time periods (e.g., diagnosis, beginning and end of treatment, recurrence, etc.)
    • Assesses barriers to care for the patient, including health disparities, cognitive, psychosocial, financial, transportation, childcare, etc.
    • Assesses community resources that are appropriate for the patient.
  • Diagnosis and Planning
    • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to create and/or update patient’s plan of care, which is feasible and understandable to the patient.
    • Assists the patient in the treatment planning process:
    • Provides education on resources available to support the patient during and after treatment
    • Helps the patient identify and implement short and long-term goals.
    • Communicates the plan of care with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Provides Services:
    • Provides services for a select patient case load.
    • Serves as a clinical resource for patients at specific points of access (e.g., Imaging, clinics, hospital, etc.)
    • Maintains communication with patient at defined timeframes in patient’s disease trajectory (e.g., screening, diagnosis, treatment).
    • Serves as a liaison with the multidisciplinary team members and various departments / specialties (both inside and outside of STV) in order to integrate pertinent patient information for the seamless continuum of care.
    • Collaborates with the health care team to communicate with the patient regarding referral, treatment, symptom management and follow-up.
    • Uses technologies (e.g., EMR, viaOne, Systoc, etc.) to enhance communication among patients and health care providers.
    • Serves as a professional resource to the team members in the WC department regarding current trends in care, disease management, side effect management, and community resources.
    • Participates regularly in onsite multidisciplinary patient conferences, consultations, and/or committee meetings (e.g., WC Review, Early Intervention Program EIP, Gradual Return to Work GRTW Program, etc.)
    • Promotes evidenced based practice related to area of specialization and applies findings to policies and procedures.
    • Plans, implements, and evaluates educational and/or supportive programs for patients, clinic staff, and the manufacturing staff on appropriate topics.
  • Evaluation / Outcomes related to Quality Measurements
    • Identify outcomes related to quality measurements for the Patient Navigation program, such as patient / physician satisfaction, accuracy, efficiency, timeliness, etc.
    • Create and utilize tools to measure the outcomes for the Patient Navigation program.
    • Review outcome results to ensure that care is delivered to patients in accordance with national professional organization standards, guidelines, and benchmarks.
  • Documentation
    • Documents recommendations made at multidisciplinary conferences and distributes to appropriate multidisciplinary team members.
    • Documents (scans) patient education in the patient’s electronic medical record.
    • Develop and utilize documentation tools to track encounters (e.g., follow up mailings, emails, phone calls, interactions, etc.) of Patient Navigator with patients.
  • Leadership
    • Assists the OHC Leadership Team with planning, implementing, and evaluating outcome studies, projects, and research related to the Patient Navigation Program.
    • Collaborate with the Patient Navigation team in developing processes, documentation forms, patient educational materials, and patient / family education and support programs for the Patient Navigation Program.
    • Demonstrates leadership skills such as the ability to motivate, educate, delegate, and mentor peers and other members of the healthcare team while effectively managing the care of patients.
    • Report outcomes of Patient Navigation program to appropriate leaders and team members.
  • Professional Development
    • Identifies own learning needs.
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and development.
    • Attends educational offerings that promote professional development.
    • Participates in at least 75% of multidisciplinary team conferences.
    • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others.
    • Supports self and peers in professional growth and development utilizing resources and opportunities within and outside of STV Health System. Acts as a resource, educator and preceptor for staff and nursing students.
    • Completes all educational, requirements to maintain competency related to specific population of patient and/or regulatory agencies. Submits required tests and paperwork in a timely manner without management interventions.
    • Participate in self and peer review activities to include the positive recognition of peers and staff on a regular basis.
    • Participates in chosen / relevant professional organizations, conferences and research, as appropriate.
    • Evaluates nurse-sensitive outcomes and participates in performance improvement initiatives.
  • Productivity
    • Understands factors related to cost and effective outcomes when planning and implementing patient care.
    • Prioritizes and completes work assignments within allotted time.
    • Initiates care in a timely manner, manages workload effectively.
Understands and maintains awareness of fiscal responsibility by utilizing staff, time, equipment, and supplies appropriately
What you will need:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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Job ID: 364166
Category: Nursing
Facility: ALBIR Occupational Hlth Clinic
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Lincoln, AL

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