Nurse Navigator

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center - Thousand Oaks, CA3.9

30+ days agoFull-time
Nurse Navigator(Job Number: 00048-8748)
Work Location: United States-California-Thousand Oaks-Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Nursing - Professional
Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center is a licensed 404 bed acute care facility. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Los Robles Hospital has the only Level II Trauma Center in Eastern Ventura County and the only Emergency Room in both Los Angeles and Ventura counties coveted EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) rating. In addition, it is the only hospital certified by both counties as a STEMI designated heart attack center for rapid heart attack response and is a certified Primary Stroke Center. With over 600 physicians on its medical staff, representing over 50 medical specialties, Los Robles is proud to be the community’s most trusted resource for health and a regional destination for care.

Position Summary:
The Nurse Navigator facilitates patient follow-up through patient coaching, information transfer, and communication in order to improve continuity of care, enhance the medical management of complex disease, and streamline the intervention process. The incumbent guides patients through the health care system by assisting with access issues, developing relationships with service providers, and tracking interventions and outcomes. Serves as a point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services. Uses knowledge to challenge current assumptions/practice.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.

Experience: Minimum 3 - 5 years clinical cardiovascular experience (Med/Surg, ICU, ER or Cardiac Rehab) specialty area experience strongly preferred. Knowledge and application of pertinent computer programs and imaging software (i.e. MUSE, PACS, etc.)

Skills: Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communications skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC Skills

Licensure: Current CA State Nursing license