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Nurse Navigator

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: PALLIATIVE CARE
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Facilitates a timely, integrated and coordinated approach to the care of patients. Uses a multidisciplinary approach and acts as a liaison between the patient, staff and referring physician offices as well as ancillary areas of the hospital system. Identifies learning needs and content for educational programs. Develops, presents, coordinates and evaluates educational activities. Effectively performs in the role of clinician, facilitator, advocate, consultant and/or researcher.

Requirements:

Education: Masters Degree in nursing or health care related field Experience: 3-5 years in related field Training: BLS License: Current State of Florida RN licensure Other: Membership in professional/academic organizations desired. Basic computer skills: MS Windows, MS Word, MS Powerpoint and MS Excel Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Stand - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Bend - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Twist - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Make decisions under high pressure - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)