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Position Summary: The Nurse Navigator is a multi-faceted position providing comprehensive services to patients throughout the care continuum working in the role of registered nurse, case manager, and patient liaison. This position is responsible for the clinical, quality, and cost effective outcomes for a caseload of patients, and for collecting, trending, and analyzing aggregate outcomes data for the patient population to be used in identifying best practices and targeting performance improvement efforts. This position requires the advanced knowledge and expertise to identify and implement improvement processes, and the ability to design, direct and implement teaching plans. Work situations require substantial clinical competency and specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill based upon the physical, developmental, psychological, environmental and spiritual principles. This position requires self-direction, motivation, organization, and interpretation of information relating to policies, procedures, and programs. Internal and external contacts include nursing staff and management, physicians, patients, families, community agencies, and professional peers.
Minimum Requirements: Three to Five years recent clinical experience in area of specialty required
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current Washington State License as a registered nurse Bachelor's degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire Advanced Degree in Nursing (MSN, PhD, DNP, ARNP) preferred Certification in assigned area preferred
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.