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Nurse Navigator

Location: 6630 Orion Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Community Care Outreach
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Responsible for providing team leadership for the assessment, triage, care coordination and coordination of the disease education to improve health outcomes for specific moderate to high risk based patient population and wellness activities for low risk patients. This role will work collaboratively with the Innovatus Clinical team to coordinate care, resources, and education for patients and families, physicians, and other members of the health care team in the home, clinic, hospital, Home health, or SNF environments in person or by phone as appropriate. This role will facilitate coordination of team assignments for patients, warm hand offs with inpatient case management, and resources. This role will work collaboratively with team members including; Educators, Dieticians, Chronic disease managers, behavioral health partners and others. The LCA Nurse Navigator will promote timely access to appropriate patient-centric care and implement appropriate cost-effective healthcare services for individuals identified with complex health care needs. This role will utilize the team and community approach to provide linkages for various health and social needs of the patient while connecting directly to their primary care doctor or specialist as appropriate.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Bachelor'sNursingPreferred

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsMedical SpecialtyRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Registered Nurse LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or

ACM (Accredited Case Manager). CCM (Certified Case Manager),NACCM (National Academy of Certified Care Managers) or CMCN (Certified Managed Care Nurse) Preferred