Registered Nurse Stroke Navigator FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    20022823
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Stroke Nurse Navigator FT Days AdventHealth Orlando

 
Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803 
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando
  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
 
 
Work Hours/Shift:

•           Full Time Days; 3/12’s 7a-7p

You Will Be Responsible For:   
  • Develops, plans and implements evidenced-based measures that increases the quality of care for the stroke spectrum of patient care and ensures compliance with all regulatory guidelines.
  • Supports and assists with data collection for process and quality improvement while understanding the department performance trends and established standards. Works collaboratively with the Neuroscience Institute department.
  • Keeps Manager and Director informed and seeks assistance and direction from appropriate individuals when confronted with unfamiliar procedures and techniques before implementing them to ensure delivery of safe and effective patient care.
  • Coordinates patient education and care: serves as an ongoing resource for patients and families during their diagnosis and treatment period; communicates information regarding patient status and needs; collaborates with other providers regarding how to best meet needs and sequence care; assesses patients’ learning style and health literacy in order to provide education on the appropriate patient level.
  • Navigates a diagnosed patient from the diagnostic phase through the treatment phase, ensuring appropriate/timely medical/supportive services. This includes responding to all stroke alerts and transfers from other facilities for INR treatment and/or Neurosurgery to aid in patient navigation.
  • Provides telephone and face-to-face consultation with patients to answer pertinent questions throughout their hospital experience; provides educational information to patient/family and reviews information with patient at discharge. Communicates with patient and family after discharge to clarify any outstanding concerns to ensure patient understands follow-up and completes a functional assessment.
  • Communicates and collaborates with multidisciplinary team to ensure high-quality patient care.
  • Participates in community education as needed.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all customers and completes assigned work comprehensively and in a timely manner.

Qualifications
What Will You Need:   
 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

•           Effective verbal and written communication skills 

•           Ability to read, write and explain moderately complex information to hospital staff with a great deal of attention to detail

•           Ability to communicate effectively in a supportive manner to patients, family, staff and physicians

•           Ability to explain information to patients and families in a way the patient understands, and/or explain departmental or hospital procedures to employees, visitors and patients

•           Ability to observe assess, guide and evaluate others

•           Ability to communicate timely and in an open and honest manner

•           Ability to collect data, interpret findings, set priorities and carry out established plans

•           Flexibility in prioritization; ability to multitask; critical thinking/problem-solving skills

•           Self-motivated with ability to work independently and in a group setting

•           Strong organizational skills

 
 
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•           Computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Outlook

•           Knowledge of PACS, Apollo and associated systems

•           Knowledge of American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Guidelines

•           Knowledge related to telemedicine practice

•           Strong communication, analytical, interpersonal, and writing skills

•           Ability to work proactively and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•                Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other healthcare related field OR

•                Three years Critical care and/or Emergency care setting

 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•           Master’s degree in Nursing, Business Management or Healthcare Management

•           Previous leadership experience

•           Previous experience with projects or program start-up

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•           Current valid State of Florida license as a registered nurse

•           Current valid BLS and ACLS certification

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

•           Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN)

•           National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)

Job Summary:

The Stroke Nurse Navigator coordinates all services required to provide multidisciplinary, quality assured, appropriate case selection and cost-effective care to stroke patients. The Stroke Nurse Navigator serves as a resource for patients, physicians and others serving in the role of educator, quality improvement and consultant to patients referred. Makes initial contact with the patient/family to establish a professional relationship and understanding of the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up regimen. The nurse assesses the patient’s status and works with physicians to determine appropriate plan for patient and assess appropriateness per regulatory and vendor guidelines. Develops, manages and redesigns, as needed, the process for scheduling a procedure through discharge for patients in the Neuroscience Institute Stroke Program. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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