care coordinator Position: Patient RN Navigator - Orthopedic Program
Centralized orientation in Petaluma!! Please review AMIE oreintation closely!!!!
The Float pool will float between St. Joseph Hospital of Eureka and sister facility Redwood Memorial Hospital
The Patient Navigator will conduct clinical evaluation of patients in accordance with professional licensure. Evaluations include but are not limited to pre and post-operative care of total joint patients.
The primary responsibility of the Total Joint Patient Navigator is to guide and coordinate patients through the entire continuum: preoperative, surgical and postoperative care. The Patient Navigator will collaborate with the medical staff to provide individualized care to the patient and perform all duties involved in the management of the daily operations of the joint replacement program. The Patient Navigator will be responsible for collecting program outcome data and evaluating the effectiveness of the program, and report out to clinical based committees. A strong focus is placed on patient and community education/outreach, as well as hospitality and patient satisfaction.
This position will not be providing direct nursing care.
working with doctors and schedule patients
Day shift, 8 hour shift 0730-1600
BLS, ACLS, PALS required
About the Facility
Since 1920, this not-for-profit hospital has offered comprehensive services including an accredited Cancer Program, Women's and Children's Services in the Childbirth Center—which features the only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursery on the North Coast—Neurosurgery, and Orthopedic & Sports Medicine. The state-of-the-art medical facility has 99 beds and was recently voted in the top 10 percentile for “Overall Quality of Care.”
The largest West Coast city on the Pacific north of San Francisco, Eureka is a beautiful city located on the picturesque Humboldt Bay. Marvel at redwoods in one of the city's many preserves, such as Six Rivers National Forest. Eureka's architecture is also of note, with hundreds of Victorian homes, including the nationally regarded Carter Mansion. Sequoia Park Zoo offers a wealth of exhibits and attractions. With a wide range of outdoor options, striking and rich coastal scenery, and an array of shopping and entertainment possibilities, Eureka is Northern California living at its finest.