Aug 05, 2022

Nurse Navigator

  • VCU Health
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

The Clinical Nurse IV job demonstrates a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex patients and their responses to actual or potential health problems. This role assists the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. This role provides direction, education, and leadership.

The Clinical Nurse IV job delivers and accurately documents direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and an integrated, multidisciplinary plan of care. This role also safely administers prescribed medications, identifying incompatibilities and/or interactions.
Justification
Justification
For departmental efficiency and scheduling accuracy, we would like to change this existing approved requisition from an Endoscopy Nurse to a Nurse Navigator. This position would work as a team with the Endoscopy APP to pre screen patients for appropriate site of service and handle other responsibilities to allow NP to perform at the top of her scope of practice and better serve the Endoscopy patients.
Hiring Requirements
Job Details
Job Profile
Job Profile
Clinical Nurse IV
Job Families for Job Profiles
Job Families for Job Profiles
Nursing
Worker Sub-Type
Worker Sub-Type
Regular
Worker Type
Worker Type
Employee
Time Type
Time Type
Full time
Employee Contract Type
Employee Contract Type
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Compensation Grade
Compensation Grade
RN4
Primary Location
Primary Location
LOC100204 Stony Point 9105
Primary Job Posting Location
Primary Job Posting Location
LOC100204 Stony Point 9105
Additional Locations
Additional Locations
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Additional Job Posting Locations
Additional Job Posting Locations
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Scheduled Weekly Hours
Scheduled Weekly Hours
40
Work Shift
Work Shift
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Recruiting Start Date
Recruiting Start Date
06/09/2022
Target Hire Date
Target Hire Date
07/10/2022
Target End Date
Target End Date
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Additional Information
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Union Membership from Job Profile
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Job Description
Job Description
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Clin IV: Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Clin IV: Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Experience REQUIRED:
Clin IV: 5 years of clinical experience

Experience PREFERRED:
Clin IV: Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice

Education/training REQUIRED:
Clin IV: Minimum of a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited program (unless grandfathered under previous requirements); Certification in specialty area

Education/training PREFERRED:
Clin IV: Completion of a Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited program

Independent action(s) required:
Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders.
Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards.
All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Clin IV: Organizes work and delegates and supervises others (RN's, LPN's, Care Partners, Unit Secretaries, etc) in carrying out assignments.

Additional position requirements:
Clin IV: Clinician’s work all three shifts, weekends and holidays.
Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager.
Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed.

Age Specific groups served:
As appropriate based on unit assignment.

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment
Additional Job Description
Additional Job Description

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III: Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III: Current RN licensure in Virginia, AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent Experience REQUIRED: Clin I: N/A Clin II: 12 to 24 months RN experience Clin III: 3 years of clinical experience Experience PREFERRED: Clin I: Experience as an LPN, nursing assistant or care partner in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice Clin II, Clin III: Academic Health Care Experience; Experience with similar patient population in either an acute care setting or as applicable to area of practice Education/training REQUIRED: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III: Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program recognized and/or approved by the corresponding state’s Board of Nursing. All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an approved RN to BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date unless grandfathered under previous requirements. Education/training PREFERRED: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (or higher) from an accredited program Clin III: Certification in specialty area Independent action(s) required: Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders. Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Practice is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards. All practice is guided by and follows the VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice. Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): Clin I, Clin II, Clin III: Organizes work and delegates and supervises others (RN's, LPN's, Care Partners, Unit Secretaries, etc) in carrying out assignments. Additional position requirements: Clin I, Clin II, Clin III: Clinicians work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with your specific Nurse Manager/Practice Manager. Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet unit requirements and/or as needed. Age Specific groups served: As appropriate based on unit assignment. Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate): Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other), Reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive) Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment

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