Registered Nurse (RN) Navigator Orthopedic Unit Full Time Days M - F
Company: St. Lucie Medical Center
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: October 31, 2018
Registered Nurse, Navigator, Ortho Unit, Full-Time (1.0 FTE), Exempt - M - F Days
St. Lucie Medical Center
Port St. Lucie, FL
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission and designated a Top Performing Hospital. Since 1983, SLMC has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. The combined efforts of more than 350 skilled physicians and more than 800 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities in Port St. Lucie. St. Lucie Medical Center offers a full range of services that include a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, minimally-invasive techniques, digital mammography, general and vascular surgery and wound care and hyperbarics. It is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Blue Distinction Maternity Care and Blue Distinction for Hip and Knee. Additionally, SLMC is home to the only Senior-Friendly ER and Orthopedic & Spine Institute.
St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
The Orthopedic and Spine Navigator is responsible for facilitating and assisting patients through the healthcare continuum, including the holistic knowing of patients, enhanced communication among caregivers and lateral integration of care. The Navigator should possess a specialized knowledge in horizontal leadership and is accountable for the management of care and the care environment. In addition to a professional preparation, the Navigator shall possess enhanced clinical skills in an orthopedic unit setting and is responsible for a group of patients in that setting. The Navigator is also expected to collaborate with staff ranging from RNs, LPNs and PCAs. The Navigator shall establish a strong partnership with the nursing and medical staff to deliver optimal care ensuring safety and quality outcomes with 24 hour accountability for the care provided by self and others to whom care is delegated.
The Navigator shall abide by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and comply with the Florida Nurse Practice Act in the overall performance of his/her role. National Orthopedic Certification is preferred.
FL RN License, or
Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/ot limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred
Current BLS certification as a Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)
Current ACLS certification as a Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association) preferred
3 - 5 years RN experience
Charge Nurse experience
Knowledge and application of pertinent computer programs and imaging software (i.e., MUSE, PACS, etc.)
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment is essential.
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