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Spine Nurse Navigator in Shawnee Mission, KS at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    5/17/2019
  • Job ID:
    19005916
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description
Spine Nurse Navigator AdventHealth Shawnee Mission


Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission


  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full-Time / Days

40hrs / Week

 

 You Will Be Responsible For: 

  •  Coordinator initiates patient coordination at the patient’s entry point to the system. Reviews scheduled patients to ensure appropriate educational material, patient assessments/questionnaires, and pre-surgical care coordination occurs according to established timelines and algorithms.
  • Able to initiate individualized plan of care, identifies needs and develops/modifies plan of care, as needed, in coordination with appropriate spine care team members. Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies physical/emotional needs that may affect treatment, and evaluates support system needs to enhance patient care and outcomes. Completes follow-up assessments and evaluations. Investigates questionable situations. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and medications and facilitates care plan modifications, as needed. Initiates age-appropriate care, as required.

  • Coordinates and facilitates an evidence-based practice/performance improvement, interdisciplinary spine care team. Remains current in spine evidence-based practice and new and emerging trends in spine care; shares with the Spine Care Team. Coordinates and conducts spine care clinical training.

  • The coordinator coordinates, delegates, provides, and evaluates care of patients, including planning & delivering patient-focused care in partnership with interdisciplinary teams, the patient, and family. Coordinator participates in patient rounds, observes spine patients, and involves nurse manager, physician, physical therapy, or others, as required to address needs of the patient. Coordinator evaluates, monitors, and assists with discharge planning, recommending alternative levels of care, as needed.

  • Coordinator ensures that patients’ physical, mental, and spiritual needs are met by coordination with appropriate care team members.

  • Gathers, analyzes, and presents Spine Care Program data to Spine Care Program administrative team or other Neuroscience leadership and/or teams to monitor program clinical, operational, quality, and market goals; performs concurrent & retrospective reviews to ensure quality of care.

  • Develops appropriate relationships to maximize Spine Care Program effectiveness and facilitates Program problem resolution across departmental, campus and physician/provider lines.

  • Represents AdventHealth and the Spine Care Team in the community as a “Spine Care Ambassador” planning and coordinating screenings and education in outreach arenas, i.e. speaking engagements, health fairs, corporate affiliation events, etc. Available for TV, print ads, and radio marketing efforts promoting the AdventHealth Spine Care Program.





Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • 3 yrs experience in spine care
  • Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • BLS obtained through the American Heart Association\

Job Summary: 

The overall goal of this position is to navigate spine patients within the AdventHealth Shawnee Mission system to the appropriate care destination and follow the patient throughout the care process. The Coordinator coordinates, delegates, provides, and evaluates care of patients, including planning and delivering patient-focused care in partnership with interdisciplinary teams, the patient, and family. The Coordinator helps individuals with spinal conditions navigate the medical system and receive timely and appropriate evaluation, treatment, and education services. The patient needs may range from minimal to complex and may occur in the inpatient or ambulatory arena. The Coordinator is responsible for facilitating a patient and physician friendly experience within the AdventHealth Spine Care Program. The Coordinator assists in planning and conducting community outreach activities, including screenings. The Coordinator assists patients in accessing appropriate resources, as needed. Coordinator may facilitate patient support and/or education groups and strives continually for innovative and creative strategies to affect and improve patient quality of life. Coordinator will gather, record and evaluate program data and to use this data in establishing and evaluating program goals. Coordinator will facilitate, with physician, administrative, and nursing leader(s), an interdisciplinary team to support clinical/operational goals, establish growth/volume/market goals, implement evidence-based protocol, monitor adherence to established patient pathways, etc. The coordinator actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 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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