Registered Nurse Navigator-Duke University Health System-Department Of Neurosurgery
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 203496
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Registered Nurse Navigator-Duke University Health System- Department of Neurosurgery
The Neurosurgery Nurse Navigator (NN) is a professional RN with service line specific clinical knowledge who offers individualized assistance across the care continuum to patients, families, and caregivers to expedite and coordinate care, and address health system barriers.
The NN assumes responsibility for the coordination of patient care for children and adults through inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal patient outcomes with a focus on high risk patients or those with complex care needs (including multidisciplinary care).
The NN has a particular focus on improving transitions in care and adherence to care. Additionally, the NN functions as a clinical advocate and educator for patients with a strong emphasis on enhancing the patient experience.
The NN assists to build and maintain community relationships to provide expedient and reliable access to quality care.
The NN identifies and alleviates stressors during transitions and barriers to care with the aim to deliver a seamless model of care that benefits patients, family members, providers, and the healthcare team.
Three years of experience of specialty specific nursing in a hospital, clinic, or community setting. Experience in nurse navigation preferred. Completion of national nurse navigation training preferred. Metric tracking skills
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required.
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