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Nurse Navigator - Pulmonary

Company: Hartford (Conn.) Hospital
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:


Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.

Position Summary:

The Nurse Navigator plans, coordinates and delivers health services to patients receiving care within the defined Service Line. This includes working collaboratively with other health providers to assure coordinated care throughout the service line's continuum of care. The nurse navigator will assist with the coordination of services and will provide support and education throughout diagnosis, treatment and into survivorship for patients. She / he will serve as a professional resource in the areas of the Service Line.

Nurse Navigator will oversee the daily operation of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center, including providing support to the outpatient clinic staff, managing complex administrative patient-related issues, serving as a resource for insurance related challenges, and performing all other related tasks which would enhance the quality of service to Pulmonary Hypertension patients.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Act as a liaison between healthcare providers, payors, and the patient /family. Assist patients with the scheduling of appointments for follow-up visits with other healthcare providers. As necessary, contact patients instructing them of additional imaging procedures that must be performed to clarify interpretation.
  • Serve as a consistent contact for patient / family throughout the process of diagnosis and treatment, Providing pre-procedure teaching and post-procedure follow-up calls.
  • Work with providers on treatment plans and follow up care
  • Assist with biopsy procedures when requested.
  • Develop, coordinate, and continually improve nursing procedures and processes pertaining to the Service Line coordination of care.
  • Participate in outcomes research.
  • Serve as a resource and consultant for the Service Line as well as the community, developing a presence in the professional and general public.


    Qualifications :

    Education:

    BSN

    Experience:

    2 years nursing experience

    Licensure:

    Licensed as a professional RN in the state of Connecticut

    We take great care of careers.

    With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford (Conn.) Hospital, Bridgeport , Nurse Navigator - Pulmonary, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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