Nurse Navigator-UMHC - SCCC Site Disease

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-06
Req: R100042211
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The UMHC - SCCC Site Disease has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Navigator. The Nurse Navigator is responsible for coordinating all activities, in collaboration with the Physician Leaders, referring physicians and interdisciplinary team(s). In addition, the Nurse Specialist will coordinate the multidisciplinary board conferences and any additional specialty consultations. The Nurse Specialist exercises independent judgment in providing effective assistance in the deliverance of healthcare. Collects and reviews medical records ensuring that the appropriate healthcare team member meets the patient’s needs. Effectively triages patients and physician referral phone calls. Facilitates and organize all pertinent studies, test and treatments. Confers with patients, family and medical team to coordinate patient health care management as directed by physicians. Meets the expectations of the patient, families and significant by listening to them demonstrating sensitivity and awareness of others. Follows through to ensure that established expectations are satisfied. Serves as a resource to external contacts and staff in coordinating the care of patients. Plans and provides patient teaching as directed by physicians relative to proper procedures, disease. Process, treatments and expected outcomes using appropriate patient teaching materials and resources. Assist the physicians and other personnel with patient services. Communicate with other Nurse Coordinators to coordinate patient care activities. Participates with other members of the healthcare team to provide support to patients. Ensures compliance with all institutional policies and procedures including mandatory services, employee health procedures, Federal, State, regulatory and accrediting agencies standards and regulations. Maintains patient database. Performs related work as required.

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Registered Nursing License required.

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • 1 year of relevant experience required

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 1/5/2021
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