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Nurse Navigator

Company: HCA
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

* While this position is coded as Work From Home, candidates must be in the Austin, TX market or willing to relocate*


Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Nurse Navigator WFH Hybrid today with Work from Home.


Work from Home, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

* Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
* Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
* Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

* Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

* Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

* 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

* Employee Stock Purchase Plan

* Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

* Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

* Colleague recognition program

* Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Nurse Navigator WFH Hybrid. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Seeking a Nurse Navigator for our practice who provides clerical expertise to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now.

What you will do in this role:

* This position is work from home hybrid 2 days in office and 3 days WFH
* Assists in the daily operations of the outpatient heart failure clinic.
* Maintains QC on equipment, crash cart and refrigerators.
* Monitors temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure in stress MVO2 procedure room.
* Monitors telemetry and patient condition during outpatient stress tests.
* Manages and monitors patients receiving infusions of inotropes in clinic. Correctly calculates doses and confirms by second method.
* Administers medications to outpatients as ordered.
* Educates patients regarding heart failure, treatment, medications, and palliative care options.
* Facilitates referral of patients for consultations with Dietician, Social Services, Palliative care, Pharmacy, and Cardiology as needed.
* Communicates with Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Cardiologist as needed to provide optimal patient care.
* Performs 6 minute hall walk test with patients.
* Performs venipuncture to obtain blood samples, IV access, and administration of medication.
* Rooms patients while obtaining routine V/S and completing a review of systems.
* Documents patient treatment regularly and accurately according to departmental policy.
* Documents legible and concise entries in the medical record.
* Documents complete medical history on each patient on initial session and updated medical record appropriately with each visit.
* Performs medication reconciliation on each visit.
* Performs appropriate patient preparation for each visit and/or procedure.
* Assists with inpatient heart failure patient care optimization.
* Assist with identification of inpatients with heart failure
* Facilitate transfer of patients with advanced heart failure to the heart failure POD.
* Identify patients who meet criteria for referral to heart failure clinic and facilitate that referral and appointments.
* Provides education to inpatient heart failure patients.
* Collects data on inpatient heart failure patients.
* Follow-up phone calls to discharged heart failure patients within 72 hours of discharge.
* Ensures and documents scheduled appointment with home health agency,

heart failure clinic, or cardiologist within 7 days of discharge from hospital

* Initiates advanced cardiac life support measures according to SAMC protocols in the event of a cardiac emergency.
* Provides appropriate education to all patients.
* Teaches patients and families understanding, treatment and management of cardiovascular disorders.
* Document patient's education, the patient's understanding and/or a follow-up plan.
* Facilitates family participation in the teaching plan.
* Familiar with current standards of practice and clinical and inpatient protocols.
* Adheres to exercise protocols and responds to adverse reactions appropriately.
* Makes recommendations to the heart failure nurse manager program changes, updates or revisions to promote continuous quality care.
* Assists the heart failure staff in representing/promoting the heart failure program to the community and hospital/medical staff.
* Becomes familiar with the ACC/AHA guidelines of Heart Failure.
* Demonstrates effective communication and organizational skills, and evidence of professional development.
* Promotes interdepartmental cooperation and acts as a liaison in problem solving for assigned programs.
* Reacts appropriately to patient behavior.
* Maintains required certification and actively seeks further development in the area of heart failure through the use of hospital and outside resources.
* In a timely manner, clearly communicates identified problems with the Heart failure nurse manager or patient problems with appropriate referring physicians.
* Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned in the absence of the nurse manager or supervisor.
* Maintains a flexible working schedule to allow for clinic coverage.

What Qualifications you will need:

* Graduate of an approved school for registered nurses and current license to practice nursing in the state of Texas. Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification preferred. Certification as a heart failure nurse preferred (CHFN)
* Minimal 2 years experience as a RN with 1-2 years experience working with cardiac patients, preferably on a telemetry unit or coronary care unit. Has been directly involved in education to and care of the patient with coronary heart disease, including heart failure.
* Current license to practice nursing in the State of Texas
* BLS required per policy
* ACLS preferred per policy

Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare's graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Nurse Navigator WFH Hybrid opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Keywords: HCA, Cedar Park , Nurse Navigator, Healthcare , Cedar Park, Texas

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