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Radiology Nurse Navigator

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Job ID: 966614
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Radiology-ARU
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Oct 13, 2023

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

The Radiology nurse navigator provides individualized assistance to patients and their families having procedures in the Radiology department by overcoming barriers to care, facilitating timely scheduling of procedures, and providing education and support post procedure. The patients' trajectory through the scheduling procedure, day of procedure education, and post procedure care is coordinated in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Additional patient navigational needs may be assigned to this Navigator.

Responsibilities

  • Communicates effectively with patients/families and other members of the health care team
  • Analyzes clinical situations in a systematic way and acts to obtain resources or correct problems to best meet the patient's health care needs.
  • Partners with unit leadership on quality and/or research initiatives to improve patient outcomes.
  • Work Collaboratively with referring providers to schedule timely radiology procedures. Discusses individual patient needs with providers to ensure requested procedure is appropriate and pre-procedure requirements are met.
  • Professional development model recognizes health care professionals who demonstrate advanced knowledge, critical thinking skills in their professional practice.
  • Create and maintain open lines of communication with physicians and their support staff.
  • Maintain a network with referring providers and support best practices in care delivery.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree in Nursing required.
  • Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • 5 - 7 years nursing experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, teach, make independent decisions and assume responsibility
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of staff

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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