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Nurse Navigator/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
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

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Nurse Navigator/UKHC, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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