Reporting to the Director of Patient Care Services or his designee, the Nurse Navigator is responsible for and serves as the Cardiothoracic Surgery patient advocate, the information resource, and resolves problems for the patient. Plans and coordinates a plan of care for patients as part of the multidisciplinary team. This process would include the coordination of patient appointments and schedules, patient information and follow-up and delivery and oversight of patient care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to the standards of nursing practice. The nurse navigator follows the patient from one phase of treatment to another to ensure smooth coordination and good patient outcomes. The Nurse navigator develops and coordinates Cardiothoracic education for staff, patients and the community including support groups. The Nurse Navigator oversees data collection and reporting to meet AAOS, MBSAQIP and other regulatory bodies requirements.
CA RN License
5+ years Cardiothoracic surgery experience
3+ years management experience
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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