The RN Navigator is an important role within out multidisciplinary team. The nurse navigator is responsible for guiding patient and family through the health system from diagnosis, testing, treatment and follow-up care to assist patients with navigating the continuum of care. Working with patient and family to eliminates barriers to patient's access to health care services and facilitates continuity of care/care coordination. In addition, the RN acts as a liaison, advocate and point of contact to patient by helping them access the best healthcare outcomes from doctors, hospitals and others who provide their required services. May assist patients and families with resolving financial, psychosocial, functional, and administrative issues by advising of options and referring to appropriate resources while also acting as advisor/educator by providing emotional support, counseling, clinical education, resources and expert guidance to patients and families to promote their ability to understand and meaningfully participate in the healthcare process and personal decision-making. The RN Navigator strives to build working relationships with patient, healthcare providers, and community resources to maximize patient outcome and identify/resolve barriers to the plan of care. The goals are to consistently seeks to improve healthcare experience and positive patient outcome.
Internal Number: 37556BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.