Job Title: Nurse Navigator Licensed Practical Nurse
Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Job Category: LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Work Type: Full time
Department: Addiction Medicine Team
Date Posted: 10/23/2021
Job ID: R-21783
Will be a Licensed Practical Nurse performing duties as a patient navigator guiding incoming calls and facilitating entrance of new patients into the program. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition, and provides ongoing continuity of care for patients. The Nurse Navigator, functioning in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in both the clinic and didactic arena. Assists other team members on the unit. The nurse navigator role provides clinical support to the provider and patients to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions.
Utilizes clinical knowledge to determine actions necessary to facilitate patient introduction to the program.
Performs and documents evaluation of patients needs primarily by telephone or review of documentation.
Effectively collaborates with other healthcare providers in coordinating and implementing the patients plan of care, to include evaluation, treatment, and surveillance.
Effectively communicates with patient via mail, telephone, and in person regarding information pertinent to their care.
Assures pertinent patient information is received and available for provider interaction with patient.
Coordinates patient needs for the program.
Serves as the point of contact for providers.
Coordinates patient activities, such as support groups, educational series, as appropriate.
Provides limited patient and family education based on individual needs either in person or by telephone.
Coordinates patient activities through available support services, as appropriate.
Maintains systems and processes sufficient to assure timely follow-up and surveillance of patients for both Programs.
Serves as a liaison with Scheduling Services to ensure appropriate scheduling of patients.
Develops and implements patient screening tools and efficient clinic procedures.
Assists in the development and implementation of efficient patient navigational procedures.
Investigates patient concerns including appointment access, communication, and billing.
Maintains clinical supply inventory.
Responsible for conducting medical record reviews to report findings to physician specialist.
Provides nursing care and assists physician and procedures.
Routinely inspects and observes condition and operation of equipment to ensure proper operation and identify the need for preventive and corrective maintenance per guideline.
Performs ongoing maintenance of exam and treatment rooms.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
LPN with addiction medicine experience preferred. Position is an excellent opportunity for a career as a Nurse Navigator assisting patients in recovery.
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Practical Nurse
Our Purpose & Values
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.