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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 75385
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30 several weekends a year
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053141601-Patient Access
The Acute Care Navigator Coordinates and supports the providers and multidisciplinary team in facilitating patient care, providing ongoing care management services during an acute-care admission as well as continued follow up with the objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. Provides utilization management, clinical documentation integrity, discharge planning and post-acute care needs assessment and acts as a liaison for utilization management and clinical documentation improvement. Responsible for designated unit-based patient cases and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of stay via monitoring and coordination of care pathways and promote efficient utilization of resources.
What you will need:
Completion of an accredited nursing educational program with a current registered nursing Georgia license, BSN preferred.
Minimum of three (3) years of recent experience in acute care nursing experience.
Must have experience as a Discharge Planner.
Experience with catastrophic injuries, ICU and Workman's Compensation is highly desired.
Experience with IT solutions such as electronic health record, learning management or disease/care management systems a plus.
Certification in Care/Case Management preferred.