Patient Navigator Clinical 4 - Midtown Healthy Aging Department
The Healthy Aging Clinic is an interdisciplinary clinic that provides care to patients 65 years of age and older. This is a new clinic to UC Davis Health that will promote healthy aging through an integrated approach across the lifespan and all care settings. As the clinic grows, we plan to have the following services within our clinic: Geriatric Medicine, Neurology, Cognitive testing with Neuropsychology, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Family Caregiving Institute and several other patient services. The Healthy Aging Clinic will be a part of providing age-friendly care, supporting family caregivers, leveraging cutting-edge research, integrating technology for independent living, educating the next generation of clinicians through degree programs, fellowships and certifications.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 3/1/2021 Salary Range : $6,608.33 - $14,808.33 Salary Frequency : Monthly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Location : Midtown Ambulatory Care Center City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY.
Responsibilities Patient Navigator Clinical 4, within the Midtown Healthy Aging Department, serves to improve the health of its patients through empowerment, self-management support, care coordination, and education. Technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues / problems without precedent and / or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Conducts case management and coordinates care for UCDH patients through telephonic communication with individual patients on an ongoing, scheduled, and as needed frequency.
The department aims to develop an effective and cost-efficient system of delivering and managing patient-centered, quality care for those patients with chronic illness, patients that present at risk of illness, and those patients with an acute, chronic and/or complex situation. The Patient Navigator Clinical 4 will work independently, but receives direction concerning the overall goals and objectives of the department and participates in actions to achieve these departmental goals. Utilizes specialized knowledge and skills within major areas of focus, such as patient / family, nurses and nursing practice, and the organization / system. Provides specialized clinical education in regard to treatment and liaisons with the patient's clinical service providers to address specific concerns. Has in-depth specialty expertise and focus.
At least 3 of recent RN experience in an Ambulatory setting
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a current California RN license.
Knowledge and experience with case management of acute and complex patients.
Knowledge of medical and nursing treatment plans and ability to develop case management plan including long and short term goals.
Skills to perform in-depth chart analysis to provide accurate information in a concise, informative manner
Experience in identifying and analyzing care/service needs for patients.
Knowledge of care/services provided in differing levels of care, i.e., ambulatory and institutional settings, community based resources, SNF, Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care.
Analytical skills to identify and obtain pertinent data from multiple sources and work with culturally diverse patients and families with multiple needs or disabilities.
Ability to make independent judgments based on clinical knowledge and experience required in planning for short, immediate, and long-term goals and options.
Ability to work with all levels of staff, both inter- and intra-departmental to create a cooperative relationship and positive work environment.
Special Requirements References reflect an overall meets or exceeds. Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays. Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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