BW Transitional Nurse Navigator

The University of Maryland Medical System Glen Burnie, MD
Job ID: 61969

Area of Interest: Nursing

Location: Glen Burnie, MD US

Hours of Work: 8-4:30p

Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

The Transitional Nurse Navigator (TNN) is responsible for seeking and implementing interventions, methodologies, and best practices for the high risk population. Using an evidence-based tool, the TNN identifies and assesses the patient for priority needs, key areas for needed support and services that contribute to readmissions; develop care plans and when appropriate refers for services to assist in navigating barriers to care. Will effectively collaborate and communicate with internal and external customers to maximize the patient's potential for a healthy lifestyle evidenced in reduced Emergency Department visits and readmissions to the hospital. Effective use of data is a responsibility of this role. The position is goal-oriented with a high level of accountability correlated to the reduction of readmissions, continuum of care, quality of care, and patient satisfaction.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field required, Master's degree preferred. Current Maryland State Licensure as a Registered Nurse. Three (3) years of experience in discharge planning, case management or disease management required. Strong skills in patient education, coordination of discharge planning, and post discharge follow-up. Proficiency in use and interpretation of word, excel and other data collection programs.

Must be proficient in effective verbal and written communication; have strong organizational and problem-solving skills, the ability to perform multiple tasks with interruptions, and to manage time effectively in order to achieve simultaneous goals. Must demonstrate a commitment to goals, teamwork, and standards of excellence.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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