RN Navigator - Endocrine 9/15/2016

Einstein Healthcare Network Elkins Rk, PA

Company
Einstein Healthcare Network
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
14707
AJE Ref #
576178509
Location
Elkins Rk, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Description

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

* Care coordination for a multisite Endocrine practice managing the full spectrum of adult Endocrine diseases including the management of complex, high risk diabetic patients

* Developing a close working relationship with the Physicians and Nurse Practitioners to facilitate patient care, to address and support patient needs and to enhance the quality and timeliness of care as well as the patient experience

* Providing services for Endocrine patients including but not limited to: performing direct patient outreach to close gaps in care, hospital follow-up, educating patients on various components of their care plan, bridging communication between outpatient visits, responding to patient questions and access issues to ensure that patients receive timely care and instruction

* Working closely with patients, their caregivers and 3rd party payers to assure the execution of their treatment plan

* Acting as a clinical resource to providers and staff

* Working in collaboration providers, support staff and others to facilitate clinical tasks, workflows and patient education

* Demonstrating excellent practice skills including leadership, flexibility, priority setting, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision-making, organization and verbal/written communication skills

IF YOU POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS, PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY:

* Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse license required

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing or proof of active enrollment in Bachelor of Nursing Program required

* CPR certification through the American Heart Association required

* Willingness to pursue and complete Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) credential required

* Minimum 3 years of experience as an RN, preferably with adult patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity, etc

* Computer skills are required

* Knowledge/familiarity with ICD10 codes, CPT coding, and medical terminology is required

* Ability to perform advanced clinical functions, including but not limited to: venipuncture, injections, EKGs and medication administration are required

* General typing (28 WPM) preferred; filing and reception skills, spelling, grammar and telephone etiquette skills, and strong customer service skills are required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

* Must be able to walk, sit and stand for long periods. Frequently lift, pull, push and move various weights (patients and equipment)

* The position requires manual dexterity for operating equipment and supplies

* Must possess physical strength to handle emergencies or crisis situations and to perform CPR unassisted

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.