Nurse Navigator, 21882

  • Lowell, MA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Category (for posting purposes): Nursing
  • Work Address: 847 Rogers Street, Suite 201, Lowell, MA 01852

Company Description

Home Health Foundation is a proud member of Wellforce, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it’s needed most. And, so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.

Job Description

The Nurse Navigator will work to improve transitions of care (from acute and SNF facilities) to home. This position will ensure care is being delivered in the most appropriate setting for individuals identified as high risk for readmission to hospital or ED.  The Nurse Navigator will work closely with the hospital/SNF care management teams, hospital staff, PCP, and other Community Partners to monitor utilization of services, identify medical and social drivers of ED and inpatient utilization, and respond appropriately.  The Nurse Navigator will work to improve the quality of care by reviewing clinical information and recommending the most appropriate care setting in collaboration with agency and facility clinical staff, patients, families, and physicians.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Registered nurse with an active professional license in Massachusetts and New Hampshire (or willing to obtain both)
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience in home health, post-acute or acute care setting  
  • Ability to read/write and communicate in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to function well in very busy situations.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AAP/EEO Statement

Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.