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347160 RN Nurse Navigator CarX

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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General Summary StatementThe Heart and Vascular Nurse Navigator provides a link for patients to physicians and to services at the health system. An experienced cardiovascular clinician, the navigator is available to understand patients individual needs and to supply education, information, and scheduling resources. Prompt patient treatment is expedited by the Nurse Navigator. The navigator provides exceptional support and answers ongoing questions for patients and families throughout the course of their care. Essential Duties and Responsibilities¢\tAssists patients and their families as a resource for appointments and necessary services. This includes outpatients and inpatients following Cardiovascular surgery and PCI.¢\tProvides prompt follow up to patients placed in Accelerated Low Risk Chest Pain Protocol from Emergency Department ensuring cardiology follow up.¢\tSupports interdisciplinary team for valvular heart disease patients during Valve Center Clinics ensuring quality and comprehensive coordinated services and follow up¢\tActively maintains the Valve Center Data base to ensure timely notification of abnormal results to physicians and appropriate follow up care for patients.¢\tSupports planning of cardiovascular patient education and outreach programs including awareness programs and community lectures, assists in follow up activities for cardiovascular screening events.¢\tCoordinates and schedules tests and appointments for patients by communicating with physicians offices to ensure they are performed in a timely manner.¢\tMaintain contact with cardiac patients as needed to answer ongoing questions, reduce stress and provide services that are available.¢\tIdentify and discuss cardiac risk factors with patients who have participated in the online heart tracks cardiac risk assessment tool.¢\tCommunicates patient needs, with attention to details, to insure safe level of care and appropriate resources after discharge.¢\tPerforms as a team player, open to change and different approaches to work. Recommends new approaches to solving operational problems, issues or concerns. ¢\tIdentifying opportunities to improve patient care for cardiovascular patients by changing and developing new processes.¢\tAct as a facilitator for the monthly cardiac support group and the Mended Hearts volunteer program.

Education Training and Experience\nRN, BSN, Cardiology related nursing Certification preferred. Minimum of 5 years’ experience Cardiovascular nursing.\n\n\n\nLicensure/Certification \nLicensure as Registered Nurse in the state of PA\nCurrent Basic Life Support ( BLS)\nCurrent Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS)


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Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-26

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347160 RN Nurse Navigator CarX

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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Median Salary: $71,730

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