Swedish Medical Center RN Navigator - Structural Heart and Vascular Admin in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse Navigator (1.0 FTE, Days) to work for the Swedish Heart and Vascular Administration at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Registered Nurse Navigator is responsible for serving as a consistent resource to support optimal care delivery for coronary and structural heart patients.
In this position you will:
Work collaborate with the providers and clinics to assure a smooth transition of patients during pre-admission, hospitalization, preparation for discharge and outpatient services to achieve the best possible care plan
Assist with monitoring the identified care delivery best practices and collaborate with the clinical team to identify and implement care redesign to improve clinical outcomes
Navigate and coordinate major aspects of care delivery, using appropriate skills for patients in need of information, education and resources
Manage referrals, communicate patient information to all providers, schedule appropriate evaluations and follow-ups, and manage database to track all relevant valvenet patient information and activity
Develop/update policies and procedures specific to Nurse Navigation
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing required, with a focus on cardiothoracic surgery patient care
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Three years experience as a Registered Nurse in cardiology or cardiac surgery, five years preferred
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Ability to understand Cardiac Cath, ECHO, Stress Testing, Cardiac CT and other cardiac related diagnostic testing
About the Cherry Hill Campus:
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Case Management
Work Locations: Cherry Hill Prof Office Bldg (WA196) 550 16th Ave Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 208580