Company: University of Kentucky
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Posting Details Job Title Nurse Navigator/UKHC
Requisition Number RE34631
Working Title Nurse Navigator
Department Name H7700: Cancer Services-Inpatient Pav A
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $54,080-95,056/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education BSN
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Required Related Experience 1 yr
Required License/Registration/Certification Licensed Nurse +
approved advanced national nursing certification required within 2
years of hire date
Physical Requirements May include standing for greater than 5 hours
at a time and possibly walking several miles per day. May require
the ability to reach items above shoulder level and be able to lift
up to 25 pounds.
Shift Primarily Monday through Friday, with occasional evenings and
weekends depending on departmental needs.
Job Summary The Nurse Navigator will work with the patient and
members of the clinical care team to help navigate their way to
timely and quality care and to assist in overcoming any barriers to
care. This will include, but is not limited to, connecting them to
resources and information to make informed decisions, providing
education and emotional support, and coordinating team
communications. The NN will assist the patient from initial
diagnosis through diagnostic testing, treatment, and follow-up or
end-of-life care. The starting pay for this position was recently
adjusted with the minimum annual rate set at $62,400.00/year. All
pay rates will be based on the candidate's experience.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and
well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In
alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of
COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious
exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under
the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two
weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon
obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the
World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities The ideal candidate will possess
working knowledge of electronic health records for
inpatient/outpatient. Strong knowledge and experience with
Microsoft Office applications is encouraged.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience BSN + 1 year of experience
Deadline to Apply 07/04/2022
University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is
committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our
students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and
acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all
backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and
welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and
are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live.
In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for
our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of
Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans,
individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to
consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass
pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky
Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background
check and/or drug screen.
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