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Navigator RN

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Clive
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health two of the country's foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

MercyOne West Clinic is looking for a Navigator RN to join the team. The Registered Nurse Navigator works collaboratively with physicians, staff and other health care professionals, to develop, implement, and evaluate, integrated and comprehensive plans of care for patients. Ensures best practice and high quality standards of health care are maintained across the continuum.

What You'll Do:

* Develop, implement, and evaluate clinical practice guidelines/care paths for patients.
* Collaborate with all of the health care team, to assist in the provision of quality patient care, and facilitate the identification of potential care problems.
* Assist as a liaison with patients and their families to physicians, staff, and other health care professionals, to coordinate patient care across all settings, and ensure high quality outcomes.
* Welcome calls from patients and families, answering questions concerning care, and follow-up as necessary.
* Proactively act as a patient advocate, working to overcome patient barriers, and resolve concerns.
* Provide educational information and resources to patients, to assist patients and family with coping, and foster self-care activities.
* Review literature, methodology, outcomes, and implications of nursing/medical research, and disseminate findings.
* Establish and maintain a knowledge base of on-going clinical research activities.

MercyOne Des Moines provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

* Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
* Flexible spending accounts
* Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
* Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
* Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
* Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
* Wellness Program

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Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program required.
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
* Current/valid RN license from the state licensing board required.

Keywords: Common Spirit, Des Moines , Navigator RN, Healthcare , Clive, Iowa

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