Job Description

RN - OB Patient Navigaton

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Relocation Benefit!!!

As a Registered Nurse at, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, you’ll play a vital role in doing what you do best - providing quality care to our patients. Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.

We’re seeking RN’s! Come join our family and be a part of a culture that's dedicated to improving lives!

In order to give the best patient care, we must be at our best. That’s why we’re committed to providing a range of competitive benefits for your health, family, and future:

Benefits:

  • Sign-On Bonus for qualified positions 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Affordable, comprehensive medical plans 
  • Student loan payments for FT RNs
  • Student loan payments for FT LPNs
  • Paid vacation and personal time
  • Flexible spending accounts·      
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401K plan with Employer match

The OB Patient Navigator program is an educational program for the OB patients that plan on delivering at our facility and to engage with the patients prior to 20 (at around 12-16) weeks through a list of OB clients provided by the OB providers, and to let them know we have a program available and that we offer childbirth, newborn, and breastfeeding education classes.

The OB Patient Navigator (Registered Nurse) will provide care to and in support of patients to include coordinating resources, scheduling appointments, coordinating referrals, follow up care, patient education, and other resources as identified to improve patient flow, patient compliance, patient satisfaction and referring provider satisfaction. The navigator will work closely with clinical staff/physicians, labor and delivery and clinic leadership to guide patients quickly to the appropriate area of care. This integral position is a part of the Family Care Services Department and is designed to decrease fragmentation of care and coordinate services. In addition to supporting the clinical and educational needs of the patient, the position will enhance patient access, quality of care, safety and ease of clinical evaluation for referring providers and services.

Dedicated to serving as the personal resource to the patient acting as a liaison to enhance the quality and continuity of care. Coordinates and guides patients and families throughout the continuum of their per-pregnancy and post-partum experience. Functions as an advocate, educator and care coordinator. Has the experience to assist patients and families with particular concerns and health care needs. Promotes and models superior customer service through effective and responsive communication methods. Assists with birth plans and lactation consulting.

Responsibilities:

  • Build a strong working relationship with referring clinicians.

  • Communicate with referring practices regularly.

  • Act as primary point of contact for referring offices needing emergent assistance.

  • Act as a liaison between the OB Physicians and ENMMC..

  • Maintain a list of patients who need navigation and perform the necessary coordination and care to improve their outcomes.

  • Provide tours of the unit 

  • Be a point of contact for the patients

  • Coordinate additional care for the above patients to include follow-up testing, procedures, treatment, scheduling, physician’s orders, and hospital admissions.

  • Provide individual nursing care and education to address the needs of the patient.

  • Maintain clinical competency in areas of responsibility to ensure quality patient care.

  • Assist in addressing patient questions and concerns.

  • Improve patient knowledge and understanding of treatment options and plans.

  • Promote informed patient decision making.

  • Ensure timeliness in scheduling patient appointments.

  • Manage patients through the electronic health record ensuring that patients are monitored through their active treatment plan.

  • Assist with tracking metrics and statistics as requested.

  • Document all patient encounters within the electronic health record.

  • Provide education and act as a resource to other staff members regarding the care of patients.

  • Assist in creating and teaching Prenatal classes

  • Participate in discussion and provide input regarding patient experience.

  • Assist with Chart Audits

  • Provide general and L&D/OB specific education to nursing staff

  • Assist Director with taking call

  • Attendance, as assigned, is essential to meeting required performance duties.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree in Nursing, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred,
  • NM RN License, or Multi-State Compact allowing practice in NM. 
  • BLS, 
  • ACLS, 
  • PALS, 
  • NRP,  and
  • STABLE.

CLC to be obtained within 6 months of date of hire. 

 

We know it's not just about finding a job.  It's about finding a community you can be an active part of. ENMMC is an employer that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow.  We invite you to learn more and apply today!

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

At Eastern New Mexico Medical Center (ENMMC), we focus on cultivating an environment that inspires growth, empowering leadership and encourages health and well-being, not just in the communities we serve but also in the careers of those who make an impact in the lives of many. We know that understanding and addressing the wants, needs and expectations of our patients is critical to our success. And we recognize that the compassion and collaboration of our staff, physicians and volunteers are key to our continued success and are the core of our mission. We strive to create an environment of teamwork and engagement, where employees work together on continuous quality improvement with a focus on patient safety. We are looking for individuals who share this commitment and understanding. As a future employee your personal growth and development is paramount at ENMMC. Come join us in making a difference!

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