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Nurse Navigator (RN) - Care Assure Program

Houston, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

HCA Houston Tomball- Tomball, TX 

 

Nurse Navigator (RN) - Care Assure Program

 

Since 1976, Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC) has provided quality healthcare to the communities we serve including emergency care, labor and delivery, a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), general surgery, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, acute inpatient rehabilitation, sports medicine, physical therapy, orthopedics, outpatient testing, wound care and many others. Our 150-acre campus and 350 bed hospital also features designated specialty centers: the Heart Center, the Tomball Regional Medical Center Wound and Hyperbaric Center, and Texas Sports Medicine Center.


HCA Houston Tomball is looking for a Nurse Navigator (RN) - Care Assure Program.


The Care Assure Nurse Navigator is responsible for the programs and resources that support the navigation of patients through complex healthcare environments for the optimization of care and outcomes.  S/he facilitates patient follow-up through 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.   


 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Reviews patient case lists generated by technology-enabled data triggers to identify patients that could benefit from intervention, while tracking outcomes of referrals and treatments and maintaining detailed records that measure effectiveness of the program.
  • Reviews clinical progress of patients and coordinates communications to referring, consulting, and primary care physicians, notifying an MD if there is a clinically abnormal finding.
  • Evaluates and provides input regarding the utilization of resources to meet the needs of the target population.
  • Plan and delivers weekly status updates.
  • Maintains and role models a leadership/customer service role in interacting with colleagues, physicians, guests, patients, and vendors.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.  Masters degree preferred.
  • Current Texas RN License
  • Bilingual and able to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently is preferred
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years relevant specialty area experience (i.e. critical care, cath lab, telemetry, heart failure and adult education) specialty area experience strongly preferred.  
  • Knowledge and application of pertinent computer programs and imaging software (I.E. MUSE, PACS, etc.)

 

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Facility: HCA Healthcare
Job ID: 02660-103976
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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