Orthopedic Nurse Navigator at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Hendersonville

Job Description


Orthopedic Nurse Navigator -  AdventHealth Hendersonville

Location Address: 100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC  28792

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville
Community Involvement

Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina

Great Benefits
Co-workers that feel like family
Faith Based
Work Hours/Shift:
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Meets with patient/support partner(s) prior to scheduled surgery to provide education on surgical procedure, post-operative expectations and care needs.

  • Collaborates with direct care staff to provide ongoing education for surgical procedures, evidenced-based practice and/or research developments.

  • Initiates discharge planning and provides education on post-discharge care resources and supplies.

  • Follows patients throughout surgical experience, performs daily rounding to ensure continued communication with patient, staff and provider

  • Collaborates with existing community organizations on educational initiatives.

What You Will Need:
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • At least 2 years of recent nursing experience in orthopedic care
  • Current BLS certification
  • Professional certification in specialty are by recognized national nursing organization within 1 year of hire
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of North Carolina
Job Summary:

The Orthopedic Nurse Navigator is a specialized health care professional who guides specific surgical patients through the healthcare system during and surrounding the time of surgery. The Navigator will focus on these five areas: patient/support partner(s) and healthcare provider education, quality management, clinical services, community outreach and program development.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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