Role Summary: The Nurse Navigator is a specialized health care professional who follows patients with a specific medical diagnosis or healthcare need exits. The Nurse Navigator will focus on the following areas of service: clinical services, education, community outreach, survivorship, data and research management. The individual acts as a liaison for the patient and family addressing their concerns and questions. Additional responsibilities include community education efforts such as health screenings and promotions and also serve an educator and liaison for the healthcare team.
Required Education: Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.
Preferred Education: Master's in Nursing
Required License: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON.
Certification: National Nursing Certification in area of specialtyCertificate: BLS Healthcare ProviderPreferred
License/Certifications: Certificate: ACLS, other certificate as required by specialty
Required Experience: Minimum of 3 years nursing experience. Experience with orthopedics preferred.
Preferred Experience: 5 years nursing experience
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.