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Nurse Navigator, OBGYN - Nurse Navigator

Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Navigator, OBGYNJob Description

Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Nurse Navigator with our OBGYN department for the Fetal Neonatal Care Center team (FNCC). In this role you will partner with the rest of the clinical team to provide patients the highest quality of care.

Under the direction of a faculty sponsor and in collaboration with the program support team, coordinates the care of patients through the disease process. Acts as a clinical liaison for patients, across medical services and clinical departments. Assesses clinical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial, financial, and other patient needs. Evaluates and manages patient symptoms before during and after treatment.

Essential Job Functions:

* Provides care coordination & patient education to patients in Fetal & Neonatal Care Center patients.
* Supports discharge planning for the high risk antepartum patients
* Supports transitioning of incoming patient referrals to UCMC Fetal & Neonatal Care Center
* Facilitates resolution to patient care gaps and monitors follow up/completion by both proactively reaching out to patients and addressing direct phone calls and messages from patients.
* Acts as liaison for patients, families and their multidisciplinary clinical team including Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, and Pediatric Specialists
* Educates/reinforces education with patients and families on disease, treatments, side effects, adverse reactions, and reportable signs/symptoms based on multidisciplinary care plan.
* Clinical documentation review to improve LOS.
* Develops and/or coordinates development of patient education materials, clinical pathways, and quality studies
* Serves as primary point of contact for FNCC patients to address questions and patient care needs to ensure continuity of care
* May be responsible for direct patient care

Required Qualifications:

* Registered Nurse with a current Illinois license. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing referred.

* Minimum of two years clinical nursing experience with demonstrated clinical competence in patient care, teaching and management of patients.

* Must have general computer skills and be adaptable to changing working situations and work assignments.

* Excellent interpersonal skills required, with specific ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members, and physicians.

* Superior phone communication skills and OB/GYN triaging

Preferred Qualifications:

* Certified Nurse in Specialty area preferred or in process.
* Experience in Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Position Details:

* Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
* Shift: Days - 8-Hour Shift
* Unit/Department: OBGYN
* CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual ori

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