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Clinical Nurse Navigator

Weill Cornell Medical College


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
10/31/2017
2017-10-312018-01-07
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary







The Clinical Nurse Navigator is responsible for ensuring optimal continuity of care for assigned Service Line patients and their families through support, coordination, and education of care and fostering collaboration among physicians and the broader interdisciplinary care team participating in clinical activities\. This position provides health care including clinical assessment and follow up to the assigned patient population\.







Job Responsibilities







+ Maintains a working knowledge of the requirements of payers and services accessible to patients participating in common plans\.



+ Ensures timely follow\-up strategies\. Consults with other members of the nursing staff or clinical care team for patients with complex health problems requiring specialized care\.



+ Facilitates support and education groups in collaboration with other Center participants, in conjunction with existing forums\.



+ Manages Quality metrics in conjunction with Hospital initiatives\. Collects and analyzes data from a variety of sources including internal and external benchmarking data, research findings and outcome data to enhance services and improve patient outcomes\.



+ May coordinate care for patients with acute illnesses and complete appropriate treatments for care episodes\. Manages completion of diagnostic testing, ensures timely patient follow\-up and communicates actively with referring physicians\.



+ Responsible for direct patient care\. Assesses patient clinical status and triages patients to appropriate physicians or care providers\. Troubleshoots patient care issues and communicates with appropriate staff regarding unresolved care issues\.



+ Responsible for patient coordination\. Maintains an overview of patients through the continuum of care\. Serves as a team leader in conducting interdisciplinary patient care\.







Education







+ Bachelor's Degree in related field







Experience







Approximately 3\-5 years of related experience







Knowledge, Skills and Abilities







Licenses and Certifications







+ Current NYS RN registration and license



+ BLS certification \(issued by the American Heart Association\)



+ Infection Control Certificate\.







Working Conditions/Physical Demands







Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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