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Nurse Navigator (RN) Heart Transplant - Relocation Offered!

Location: Washington
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position
Position OverviewThe Nurse Navigator is responsible for the coordination of patient care across the continuum within the scope of nursing practice. The navigator educates/provides information and support to patients to guide and facilitate understanding of treatment plans. The Nurse Navigator oversees, directs, and provides holistic, culturally competent, and evidence-based nursing care. The Nurse Navigator is recognized as a professional role model and clinical expert and promotes a professional environment that supports nursing excellence and collaborative shared decision-making.
Key ResponsibilitiesWorks with an interdisciplinary team throughout the continuum of care to develop and manage the plan of care for the patient.
Provides initial and continuing education related to specific disease process, associated treatment modality, and agreed plan of care for patient and family.
Acts as a liaison between patients, families, the health care team, community resources and other facilities to coordinate the provision of care.
Able to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team through open, frequent, and skilled verbal and written communication.
Must be flexible, demonstrate problem solving skills, proactively prioritize and demonstrates healthy coping mechanisms.

Why Join Us -
Work with a highly skilled, motivated, and committed team of professionals dedicated to excellence.
Embrace a patient-centered approach and engage in multi-disciplinary collaboration.
Competitive Comprehensive Benefit Plan.

QualificationsAssociate's degree in Nursing required - Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred - For candidates hired with an Associate degree, employment with MedStar Wahington Hospital Center is contingent upon enrollment into an accredited BSN program within one (1) year of employment and continuing matriculation in the program to achieve a BSN within 5 years of the program start date. Proof of enrollment to be submitted to Nurse Leader. - -
Active DC RN License
3-4 years of progressively more responsible job-related nursing in a specialty area
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

If you are ready to make a significant impact on patient care and work in a cutting-edge environment, we invite you to apply for the Nurse Navigator position at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Join us in our mission to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

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