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Registered Nurse Pt Navigator Pediatrics - Mesa, AZ #5580785


Company: Banner Health

Date: 10/12/2018

Category: Business Services / Other

City: Mesa, AZ

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Health care is changing, and it’s our goal to create a new model to answer America's health care challenges today and in the future. Our passionate and talented teams will be the change on the health care landscape in our communities – big and small. If taking access and delivery from complex to easy, from costly to affordable and from unpredictable to reliable sounds interesting to you, we want to hear from you.


Bring your desire to learn and grow with us to our ever-growingPediatricNeurologyCPAEclinic, where you’ll be working side by side with medical staff to create a great patient experience. A love for working with kids, is a definite plus. Banner Children’s Neurology CPAE clinic is dedicated to providing children and their parents with comprehensive evaluation and care. As a RN Nurse Navigator, you willprovide comprehensive care coordination. This position assists with informed decision-making; collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to allow for timely screening,assesses the patients’ plan of care, develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, facilitate options and services to meet the patients’ health care needsthroughout the patient experience.


We are an engaging team with a definite potential for growth. We’re expanding every day with our outreach clinics all throughout the valley. You’ll have an opportunity to learn and grow while working alongside a great team of individuals who are passionate about caring for our pediatric patients. Our Pediatric Neurology CPAE clinic is the only specialty clinic of its kind here at the Banner Pediatric Specialists office, near Cardon Children’s hospital.


Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.


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About Banner Medical Group


At Banner Medical Group, you'll have the opportunity to perform a critical role in the community where you practice. Banner Medical Group provides both primary and specialty care throughout the communities in which Banner Health operates. We do this in a variety of settings - from smaller group practices like our Banner Health Clinics in Loveland, Colo. and Torrington, Wyo., to large multi-specialty Banner Health Centers in the metropolitan Phoenix area. We currently have more than 1,000 physicians and more than 3,500 total employees in our group and are seeking others to enhance our ability to deliver our nonprofit mission of providing excellent patient care.


About Banner Health


Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


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Job Summary


This position provides comprehensive care coordination, supporting a holistic and coordinated approach across the continuum of care. This position assists with informed decision-making; collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team to allow for timely screening, diagnosis, treatment and increased supportive care throughout the patient experience. This position provides individual assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help identify and overcome barriers which may hinder quality medical and psychosocial patient care.


Essential Functions


  • Assesses the patients plan of care and develops, implements, monitors and documents the utilization of resources and progress of the patient through their care, facilitating options and services to meet the patients health care needs.


  • Evaluates the medical necessity and appropriateness of care, optimizing patient outcomes. Serves as a liaison for referring physicians and assists with scheduling initial tests and consultations.


  • Assists the patient/family through diagnostic services, treatment and care. Coordinates disease care using an interdisciplinary holistic approach, making appropriate referrals and consultations in coordination with physicians and providers.


  • Ensures that the patient and family understand the diagnostic processes, care strategy and recommended actions, and are provided with appropriate information in coordination with physician and health care providers. Responds to patient requests for information regarding the disease process, expected side effects and community resources.


  • Evaluates patients functional abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect key limiting factors. Establishes and implements a plan of care to achieve treatment goals. Collaborates with patient and family when setting goal; initiates discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of referring orders.


  • Supports the patient and family during difficult decision-making periods. Assist in coordination of end of life care for patient and family and provides emotional support.


  • Supports process improvement activities for populations of patients to achieve the optimal clinical, financial, operational, and satisfaction outcomes. Participates in staff development to maintain current standards of practice and ensure the highest quality of care.


  • Establishes and promotes a collaborative relationship with physicians, payers, and other members of the health care team. Collects and communicates pertinent, timely information to payers and others to fulfill utilization and regulatory requirements.

Minimum Qualifications


Must possess knowledge as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field.


Depending on area of focus, requires a current RN licensure, PT licensure, or OT licensure in the state of practice. BLS certification required.


Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 5 years clinical experience. Requires excellent organizational skills and clinical knowledge regarding specialty care services, as well as care coordination of services, legal and financial aspects of diagnostic services and health services in specialty area. Requires effective communication and writing skills, good time management skills and knowledge of word processing and database software applications. Requires the ability to teach both clinical and non-clinical personnel regarding care and diagnostics services. Also requires a good understanding of process improvement.


Preferred Qualifications


Current certification in specialty area preferred. Prior Case Management experience preferred. Depending on area of focus, experience with mild traumatic brain injury treatment(s), outreach in the community, and research related to mTBI is preferred.


Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


Job Number 229756


Facility Banner Pediatric Specialists


Department C/P-CPAE Pediatric Neurology


Address : Street 1432 South Dobson Rd Ste 403


Address : Location US-AZ-Mesa


Work Schedule Day


Position Type FT: Full-Time


Posting Category Nursing - Oncology


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