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SM-RN NEURO PATIENT NAVIGATOR

Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: Carbondale
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Your Career. Our Company. Together, We Grow. - -At -Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), -we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees. -As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services. -$58,086.00 minimum - $87,129.00 maximum (range increases based on education, experience and certifications) -Responsible for coordination of care for neurosurgery and neurology patient population.Responsibilities Safety

--- - Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety. Record Keeping

--- - Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required. Process Improvement

--- - Promotes a culture of process improvement by establishing unit/department based programs that supports the system's process improvement goals.

--- - Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams. Role Specific Responsibilities

--- - Serves as a clinical expert to help neurosurgery and neurology patients and families navigate the health care system.

--- - Provides initial coordination of care for patient receiving pre-appointment treatment

--- - Reviews patient's diagnosis, medical history, and physician disposition and communicate information to patient.

--- - Directs patient to facilities listed on the Network Provider list when pre-appointment treatment is recommended and facilitates prescriptions to these facilities

--- - Assists physicians in coordination of care of neuroscience patients with other health care professionals.

--- - Refers patients to other community resources, as necessary

--- - Provides ongoing navigation for patients receiving pre-appointment treatment

--- - Follows-up with patients and therapists to discuss the patient's response to treatment, as well as obtain written progress reports

--- - Communicates written treatment completion information to the Primary Care or referring physician if pre-treatment results in symptom resolution and patient does not require an appointment with the Southern Illinois Healthcare Brain and Spine Institute

--- - Provides on-going documentation of nurse navigation activities on each patient, including the time involved in these activities

--- - Assists in the development, documentation and analysis of program performance

--- - Serves as a clinical resource to Intake Specialists

--- - Collaborates with other department members to facilitate effective triage of new neuroscience patients

--- - Eliminates unnecessary delays in clinician reviews, including supervising the collection of patients' diagnostic studies

--- - Returns Southern Illinois Healthcare Brain and Spine Institute phone messages and other communication within 24 hours Qualifications Education

--- - Associate, Diploma, Bachelor Degree or Master's in Nursing Licenses and Certification

--- - Current Illinois RN licensure Experience and Skills

--- - Technical Experience: -3 years - -

--- - COVID Vaccinations #PIQmedgrpPandoLogic. Keywords: Patient Navigator, Location: Carbondale, IL - 62901

Keywords: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Evansville , SM-RN NEURO PATIENT NAVIGATOR, Healthcare , Carbondale, Indiana

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