Nurse Navigator - Wound Care Clinic
Posted on: January 6, 2022
This Nurse Navigator position will be responsible for
coordinating shared patients(limb salvage, pressure, wound care,
PRS) for follow-up, and consultant recommendations with in-state
and out-of-state patients. Responsible for communicating with
inpatient census on daily/weekly basis; attending monthly education
didactics for Wound Care Group. This position will participate in
pressure wound and limb meetings weekly and function as point of
contact and patient care coordination within WC "Nurse Navigator",
including entering documentation for the multidisciplinary plan and
helping with directed provider follow-up or planning. Assisting/
coordinating Wound Care research studies or Quality Improvement
investigations as needed
Serves as a patient advocate, liaison, and advisor/educator to
assist patients with navigating the continuum of care.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Rounds on/reviews assigned patients regularly and evaluates patient
progress with plan of care. Communicates plan of care to patient
and family and solicits concerns, questions, and issues for
Provides emotional support, counseling, clinical education and
expert guidance to patients and families to promote their ability
to understand and meaningfully participate in the healthcare
process and personal decision-making.
Serves as a liaison between patient and clinical staff,
administration, physicians, managed care companies, and
community/external resources to coordinate/maximize resources and
identify/resolve barriers to the plan of care.
Assists patients and families with resolving financial,
psycho-social, functional, and administrative issues by advising of
options and referring to appropriate resources. Intervenes as
appropriate to advocate for patient and family.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
* Registered Nurse
* Basic Life Support
Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited
Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years
experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered
Nurse (RN). Relevant life support certification as determined at
Minimum Experience: 2 years of nursing experience.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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The pay range for this position is: $34.73 - $53.83 / hour . Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience. An annual bonus may
be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
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perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
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and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
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