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RN Care Navigator - Primary Care Clinic

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Care Navigator (Primary Care, Days, Full Time) to Physician Management Group in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Provide leadership and continuity of care guidance for patients with chronic diseases and/or complex disease states. Uses knowledge of illness, diagnoses and treatments in comprehensive, holistic assessments of patients. Performs patient teaching, patient self-management/self-efficacy coaching and planned care management. Ensures coordination for specialty and other hand offs as necessary:
  • Utilize appropriate resources to gather data and assess patient care needs; makes ongoing assessments of the following domains: physio-biological, cognitive/emotional, spiritual and social, managing life with chronic disease; identifies problems that could lead to an emergency/crisis situation and takes appropriate action to de-escalate; identifies the need for and coordinates specialists/consultants; communicates assessment data to appropriate persons; assesses learning needs of patient/significant others; documents assessment data according to clinic standards.
  • Plan for and manages a panel of patients with chronic/complex disease(s); plans interventions appropriate to patients' medical and nursing diagnoses, age, abilities and resources; establishes and implements learning and disease self-management plan for patient/significant others; documents planning process according to organizational standards.
  • Provide teaching to patients/families related to patient's diagnosis, pathology, medical and nursing treatment plans, discharge needs and health goals; documents each element of care per organizational and unit standards.
  • Collaboration, delegation, supervision:
  • Collaborate and communicate care with patient's PCP.
  • Form partnerships with all members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Communicate with coworkers and other departments in a professional manner; shares appropriate information with all members of the health care team, including assistive/support personnel, in a manner that is appropriate and timely for the patient's condition.
  • Participate in team huddles.
  • Monitor patient and family satisfaction.
  • Profession and leadership responsibilities:
  • Support vision and mission of Providence Health & Services, supports philosophy of patient centered care.
  • Maintain high ethical standards in practice.
  • Advocate for the patient and family and protects patient's autonomy, dignity and decision making rights.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information and holds others accountable for maintaining confidentiality.
  • Deliver sensitivity to cultural diversities of patients and coworkers.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversities of patients and coworkers.
  • Identify, document and report patient safety and/or quality incidents per PMG standards.
  • Support and guide ambulatory health care teams with implementation of evidence -based practice guidelines.
  • Assist in designing and implementing planned care interventions through a combination of evidence-based guideline/pathway utilization and individualized care planning.
  • May be required to take clinic call.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington
  • 2 years work experience in an RN role

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Certification of diabetes education (CDE)
  • Experience managing complex patients in an ambulatory setting
  • Medical Home Model experience

About the clinic you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve eastern Washington in clinic locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient - one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Spokane , RN Care Navigator - Primary Care Clinic, Other , Spokane, Washington

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