This is a full time (0.8 - 1.0 Status), day shift RN Nurse Navigator position in the Palliative Care Clinic. This position acts as an advocate for patients who are living with serious chronic illnesses and those nearing the end of their lives and is responsible for the coordination of care and services for the identified patient populations over an extended period of time across inpatient, outpatient and community settings. This position conducts comprehensive appraisals of patients' spiritual, psychosocial and physical needs and works closely with the Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and other members of the multidisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical outcomes.
Minimum Required: Must be licensed as an RN.
Must have a minimum of two years experience in palliative care, hospice or home care nursing and/or navigation role. Must have excellent communication, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills. Includes the ability to educate physicians, staff and patients in the arena of palliative care and end of life issues. Must have current computer skills and ability to navigate several IT systems.
Preferred/Desired: BSN preferable.
Desire five years of nursing experience in area of navigation. Certification in palliative care nursing specialty preferred.
On-Call / Weekend Requirements:
This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol testing according to MT Law 39-2-205--39-2-211
Community Medical Ctr