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Registered Nurse - Patient Navigator

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Registered Nurse - Patient Navigator - Physician Support Services 002 - Full-Time, Days - Vestal Internal Medicine -  Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -  Monday - Friday.  No weekends or holidays.

Lourdes Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse Patient Navigator to join our Population Health team at our Vestal Internal Medicine location.  As a RN Patient Navigator you will have an opportunity to work closely with our Primary Care providers and other disciplines to coordinate a patient’s care across the care continuum and into the community. Come join our team!

Why Join Ascension?

 Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Registered Nurse Navigator with Lourdes Hospital, YOU will have the opportunity to serve as a patient navigator throughout the continuum of care.

You will:

  • Function as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations, and other customers.

  • Coordinate efforts to promote quality improvement and education.

  • Compile data, track outcomes, and make recommendations for process improvement.

  • Provide referrals/support for follow-up care for patients.

  • Drive population performance to maximize clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction and related reimbursement.

  • Promote/ support team-based care through a patient centered medical home framework.

  • Actively manage specific patient populations through personalized outreach, education and care coordination.

  • Identify and eliminate barriers to care (health care, social, financial) that will result in patient engagement in self- management to improve their quality of life.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the New York Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

    • Valid Driver's License and proof of valid auto insurance required.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

  • Bachelor's of Science of Nursing (BSN) within five (5) years of hire or appointment/transfer into position.

Work Experience:

  • Three (3) years hospital or Primary Care nursing experience preferred.

  • Case Management/Care Coordination experience preferred.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

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.

Job ID: 371729
Category: Nursing
Facility: NYBIN Our Lady of Lourdes Hosp
Ministry: Lourdes, NY
Location: Binghamton, NY

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