WellStar Health Systems Heart Failure Nurse Navigator Inpatient in Marietta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center has an immediate opportunity for a Heart Failure Nurse Navigator Inpatient.

The Heart Failure Nurse Navigator Inpatient is a registered professional nurse with advanced clinical expertise who functions under the direction of the primary Heart Failure Destination Unit Nurse Manager.

The Heart Failure Nurse Navigator Role responsibilities include the development, implementation and maintenance of the heart failure program including assessment and treatment of heart failure patients, development of clinical practice guidelines to optimize patient outcomes, collection and analysis of heart failure data, monitoring compliance with heart failure guidelines and program initiatives, performance improvement, staff education, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

The RN Heart Failure Navigator serves as a clinical role model, educator, and liaison for the heart failure team, hospital staff and community and collaborates with the medical director and nursing leadership to facilitate and promote improved patient outcomes.

Qualifications

R equired Minimum Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. • Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred

Required Minimum Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to practice in the State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

• BLS

• National Heart Failure certification preferred

R equired Minimum Experience: Minimum two (2) years recent cardiology clinical experience with demonstrated teaching experience in the clinical and community setting

Required Minimum Skills:

• Strong clinical background in an acute care setting

• Strong customer focus

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficiency in use of electronic medical records

• Ability to organize and lead meetings as well as present in groups

• Ability to work independently, delegate, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

• Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Nursing Administration

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Nursing: Direct Care

City Marietta

Shift Days, Various

State Georgia