Registered Nurse Brain Health Navigator FT Day at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/18/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2021
  • Job ID:
    21026694
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Brain Health – AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 E Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:  

  • Formulates an individualized care plan based on therapeutic principles as appropriate for age/psychological development; evaluates the effectiveness of nursing/medical interventions and makes modifications as needed in accomplishing desired patient outcomes; assists in the assessment of the patient with Telemedicine, as needed.
  • Initiates patient coordination at the patient’s entry point into the system.  Prepares patient case for pre-procedural review with multi-disciplinary team.  Ensures patient case follows clinical path prescribed/therapeutic interventions via case review process. 
  • Navigates appropriate neuro medical inpatients from the admission diagnostic phase through the treatment and discharge phase, ensuring appropriate/timely medical/supportive services; good organizational skills in planning/implementing daily activities, and facilities early discharge of patients.
  • Communicates effectively with physicians, healthcare team, patients, and families to ensure coordinated and cohesive execution of evidence-based quality patient care; establishes/maintains a therapeutic relationship with patients/families.
  • Serves as patient resource and advocate, promoting patient access to available services, tools, and support.  Develops, coordinates and documents patient education.
  • Performs follow-up phone calls after discharge and contributes to post-acute care planning; assesses patients’ knowledge and understanding of discharge plan and instructions; provides/reinforces education as needed.
  • Gathers, abstracts and reviews data for process and quality improvement; analyzes practices that contribute to variance, draws conclusions from data and assists in developing action plans utilizing best practices and research findings.
  • Ensures that patient’s physical, mental, and spiritual needs are met by coordination with appropriate care team members.  Maintains a system for coordinating and tracking the continuum of care for patients within the system. 
  • Assumes responsibility for professional growth and demeanor; attends all mandatory nursing/hospital in-services, maintains and updates knowledge/skills of current trends, practice changes, and research findings related to the Neuro Medical patient population. Maintains knowledge by attending professional workshops and networking with other professionals.
  • Assists with program development; creating a system wide program that expands referral base to include all of AdventHealth; actively involved with marketing strategies and meetings, maintaining relationships with referring physicians.
  • Assists in the development of annual marketing plans in collaboration with the physicians, consumer marketing, and leadership
  • Establishes relationships to maximize program effectiveness and facilitates problem resolution across departmental, campus and physician/provider service lines.
  • Establishes and maintains knowledge and ability to assist in the Brain Health programs, providing care to the patients.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Advanced knowledge of adult neuroscience, neuro-interventional, brain related treatment options
  • Skilled in providing age-appropriate education and patient care by interacting positively with patients, families, staff, physicians and the community
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Maintains the confidentiality of patients, physicians, and department information with no infractions
  • Aptitude for critical thinking, decision making, and managing competing priorities
  • Ability to interact appropriately with all other departments regarding care management and illness adjustment issues
  • Skilled in self-direction and organization.  Effective decision-making skills with minimal supervision
  • BLS, ACLS

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Data analysis
  • Program development
  • Case management
  • Process/performance improvement

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Health Administration
  • Three to five years’ experience in neuroscience nursing or related healthcare field

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a registered professional nurse

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certification in Neuroscience Nursing (CNRN), Critical Care Nursing (CCRN)

Job Summary:

The Brain Health Navigator facilitates an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to Neuro Medical care throughout the care continuum from Emergency Department/Inpatient to Outpatient subspecialty follow-up.  Brain Health consists of both neuro-subspecialties (including Neuromuscular Disorders, Movement Disorders, Memory Disorders, Headache & Migraine, and Neuroimmunology) and general neurology.  Provides direct clinical service to patients and families including care management and patient education to understand diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up regimen.  Provides education and mentoring to advance staff knowledge at the campus.  Gathers, abstracts and reviews data for process and quality improvement.  Help and oversee the navigation of patients/families through the medical system and ensures timely and appropriate evaluation, treatment, educational services; and access to appropriate resources, as needed.  May facilitate/coordinate patient support and/or educational groups and continually strive for innovative and creative strategies to impact and improve patient quality of life. Assists in program development and expansion.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 


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

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