Clinical Nurse Navigator
Enhance your career while enhancing the lives of patients. Join the RestorixHealth Team.
RestorixHealth is a national healthcare services company that specializes in developing and managing comprehensive wound healing centers of excellence throughout the United States. The centers offer advanced treatment therapies, including hyperbaric oxygen.
RestorixHealth and its employees are dedicated to the care of patients with chronic, non-healing wounds. Our company has a proven track record of healing wounds – even those that have not responded to other therapies. RestorixHealth’s delivery of the best-in-class comprehensive wound healing management leads the industry with clinical excellence, superior patient outcomes and value based partnerships.
Every position in the Company contributes to enhancing the lives of the patients we serve. You, too, can be an integral part of our team.
The Amputation Prevention Center® (APC) Clinical Navigator is responsible for the coordination and communication of care of APC clinic patients throughout the course of treatment. The Clinical Navigator will serve as the APC ambassador across the continuum of care. This person fosters a team approach working among qualified healthcare providers to ensure the best outcome for the patient, working with the outpatient APC team, hospital case managers, discharge planners and other healthcare team members to coordinate, communicate and educate all of those involved in the care of the patient. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: tracking patients from outpatient to inpatient or other care facilities; communicating with nursing and other staff members to ensure adherence to the clinical pathway is followed throughout the continuum of care, working with case management to monitor care plan and length of stay. This position will act as a patient advocate and serves the community in an education role.
· Is responsible for the successful implementation and ongoing management of APC clinical pathways in conjunction with standards, protocols, guidelines, policies and procedures.
· Rounds on APC patients and assists with discharge planning.
· Prepares analysis and develops/implements action plan for changes/improvements as appropriate.
· Tracks patients along care continuum; keeps electronic records and reports; makes recommendations and takes action as appropriate to ensure continued success of the APC.
· Maintains relationships with hospital nursing staff, including case managers and discharge planners to ensure ongoing and vital communication from admission to discharge.
· Is an integral member of the quality management team, and participates in the Performance Improvement program.
· Attends and coordinates APC case conferences and reports on metrics related to the care coordination of the APC patients.
· Develops effective relationship with and maintains ongoing communications with hospital case managers and discharge planners.
· Tracks and reports regular program metrics as specified and on an ad-hoc basis.
· With the Program Director, plans in-service education lectures to partner skilled nursing, home health, and long term care nursing and medical staff
· Monitors trends in market area, providing educational presentations and in-services as needed and as opportunities arise while surveilling patients in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) or other post discharge setting.
· Other duties as assigned.
Education and Technical Skills:
Current License required.
Minimum two (2) years’ healthcare experience (acute care hospital setting, admission coordination, discharge planning preferred).
Demonstrated leadership, teaching, communication, problem solving, negotiation and organization skills.
Demonstrates ability to take initiative and work independently in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrates working knowledge of various computer software, including word processing and spreadsheet functions.
- Pay Type Salary
- Detroit, MI, USA