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Kadlec Nurse Navigator - Kadlec Clinic Nephrology Richland *$4,000 Hiring Bonus* in Kennewick, Washington


Kadlec Regional Medical Center has an exciting Full Time opportunity for a Nurse Navigator - Kadlec Clinic Nephrology Richland located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full Time, 1.0 FTE Day Shift. Mon - Fri

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Position Summary

The nurse navigator coordinates care across the continuum for complex patients within a specific specialty population (disease-centric) and facilitates communication between the primary physician, nursing staff, consulting physician, ancillary departments, and community resources. Using motivational interviewing and trauma-informed care, the nurse navigator is responsible for developing authentic healing relationships with patients, providing education and information to the patient and care partner, providing support for navigating complex healthcare systems and disease pathways, providing self-management support, assessing and improving social determinants of health, and monitoring outcomes.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Under the general direction of the Practice Manager/Administrator and/or the Provider, perform a variety of duties involved in providing patient care in a clinical setting and perform a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. This position may require floating to other clinics.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct

  • Understands, embraces, and instills the Kadlec Clinic Guiding Principles

  • Provides telephone triage for patients calling in with questions and/or concerns

  • Conducts nurse visits for patients needing vaccinations, blood pressure checks, etc.

  • Demonstrates ability to recognize and assess emergency needs of patients and initiate appropriate emergent procedures as needed

  • Evaluates patient and family understanding of treatment plan and/or instructions, completion of all necessary forms and orders and discuss any concerns or questions with the Provider

  • Maintains appropriate aseptic technique for preparation, procedures and administration of medications

  • Documents all patient interactions in patient record accurately and legibly

  • Consults and coordinates with health care Providers to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans

  • Prepares exam rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained

  • Performs a variety of routine clerical functions as necessary

  • Performs within limitations or scope of WA State RN Licensure.

  • Provides training and oversight to students as applicable

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program

  • Current WA State RN Licensure

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years experience in Nephrology

  • 2 years Ambulatory nursing experience or care management experience

  • Telephone triage experience

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P367069
Company: Kadlec Jobs
Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute)
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3010 NEPHROLOGY
Address: WA Kennewick 510 N Colorado St

Kadlec is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.