Clinical Nurse Navigator/Case Manager – Wound Care Center in Detroit, MI at Pride Health

Date Posted: 6/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Detroit, MI
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/2/2019

Job Description

Leading national Wound Care company seeks a Clinical Nurse Navigator/Case Manager to provide comprehensive case management services within the hospital’s Amputation Prevention Center.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the clinical pathways in conjunction with standards, protocols, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a resource to nursing staff and ancillary departments to provide education on needs of patients with diabetic foot ulcers and/or other etiologies requiring amputation prevention services
  • Facilities and communicate with nursing and other staff members to ensure that the clinical pathway is followed from start to finish
  • Conduct inpatient and outpatient rounds, ensure progress, proper wound care, and reports problems to the attending physicians.
  • Track patients from start of care to discharge
  • Maintain relationships with hospital nursing staff, including case managers and discharge planners to ensure ongoing and vital communication from admission to discharge.
  • Ensure that all key clinical indicators to include treatment completion and healing outcomes fall within established parameters.
  • Monitor and ensures timely review of clinical charts by appropriate nursing and medical staff.
  • Assist in development activities and expansion of services as necessary for success in the designated market.
  • Plan in-service education lectures to partner skilled nursing, home health, and long term care nursing and medical staff
  • Develop, schedule and conduct educational and presentations to physicians and other potential referral sources as instructed by the Program Director

Qualifications

  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • A minimum of 2 years of clinical nursing experience within an acute care center
  • Hospital Case Management experience preferred.
  • Understanding of wound care treatment preferred.

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