When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.
The Nurse Navigator (NN) serves as an advocate and coach for the patient ensuring they receive appropriate support and medical care during the post-discharge phase or identified outpatient high risk within the Cardiology network. The NN will collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to identify patients with high risk health practices and develop self-management and wellness plans to assist in improving health risk and behaviors. The nurse will address patient needs throughout the care continuum to reduce gaps in the care process and provide individual and group education, wellness activities, health assessments, and screenings. The nurse will also improve timeliness of care access and coordinate complex care processes with multidisciplinary team and facilitate interaction with primary care and/or other providers as needed, by either direct communication or serving as a resource. The nurse will oversee the registry data. This position may require flexibility of hours.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or RN with Bachelors in Health Administration Required; MSN or Master's in Healthcare Administration, Preferred. Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.
Minimum 5 years RN experience required. Bilingual in English & Spanish or English & Armenian is strongly preferred. Chronic disease management and/or care coordination background strongly preferred.
Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California.
Current American Heart Association BLS Provider required.
Motivational interviewing skills strongly recommended, excellent rapport building skills with patients and providers, understanding of community resources, an ability to ""meet people where they are"" and a capacity to serve as a member of the team. Strong working knowledge of evidence-based practice. Patient-centered focused, detail oriented and flexible. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Able to project a positive attitude and be self motivated. Exemplary communication, coordination and problem solving skills.