Nurse Navigator

Job Locations US-NJ-Rahway
Requisition ID
2021-19466
Position Category
Nursing
Position Type
Full-Time (30+ hours/week)

Overview

Ascend Health's mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to Maximizing Patient Outcomes. We treat Residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our Centers and Communities. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for Residents, families and our valued employees.

 

We are proud to Offer: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

 

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide. We have a graciously appointed facility with strong belief in patient care and service; join us at our beautiful facility!

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA/M/F/DV

Responsibilities

Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!

 

Now Hiring - Nurse Navigator - Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Essex & Morris Counties, NJ

 

We are seeking a Nurse Navigator to directly work with a multidisciplinary team to assist patients navigating throughout a Hospice care program.  As a key member of the Hospice Team, the nurse navigator will assess patients for eligibility for hospice services & provide education.  The nurse navigator will collaborate with the multidisciplinary team, including physicians, NP’s, clinical team, and other healthcare providers for care coordination and assessments upon admission into the hospice program.

The Nurse Navigator must have excellent communication skills, utilize clinical knowledge, and critical thinking skills.

 

Nurse Navigator Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs nursing assessments for eligibility for hospice services & works to onboard and consent patients
  • Provides education to patients, families, and caregivers about end of life care
  • Effectively communicates patient updates with members of multidisciplinary clinical team inclusive of physician, NP, intake department and clinical team
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Education

Registered Nurse with a minimum of Diploma from an accredited nursing institution.

Preference for a BSN.

 

Required Skills

Strong communication skills-able to communicate well with multidisciplinary team.

Excellent clinical skills

Strong technological skills

Knowledge of LTC practices, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines.

Multi-facility management experience is desirable.

 

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