Beaumont Health Nurse Navigator in Royal Oak, Michigan
*GENERAL SUMMARY: *
The Nurse Navigator will assess the patient's individual needs and develop a plan of care to meet those needs. This role includes providing education and support to patients, families, staff and caregivers. The goals of this position include improving patient care and flow, eliminating barriers, and improving the overall patient experience by connecting the patient and family with appropriate resources and services. This position is designed to facilitate an effective process of the new care model; supporting quality patient care, safety and financial components; promoting integration of a seamless care model; coordinating patient discharge planning for post-acute services, length of stay (LOS) management and utilization management; collaborating to include coordination as evidenced by metrics, optimizing performance and adoption of best practice. Serves as a leader and resource for the health care team. Integrates new knowledge and evidence-based research into clinical practice.
A. Education / Training: Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
B. Work Experience: Minimum 3 years of nursing experience required.
C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: RN License in State of Michigan required. Certification preferred. AHA BLS certification required