Patient Nurse Advocate
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Job Summary: Provides professional nursing care for assigned patient(s) in one or more patient care departments according to State Board of Nursing Practice Act, American Nursing Association Code of Ethics and standards of practice and professional performance. Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation and evaluation for patients served. As an active participant in decisions related to patient care and nursing practice, serves as educator, colleague, researcher, advocate and leader. Must demonstrate competency in assuring quality care, Process Improvement, patient and employee safety, collaboration, consultation and professional development. Assumes responsibility for planning, organizing, delegating and evaluating patient care rendered by LPNs, technicians, Medical Receptionists and other staff
Associate's degree in nursing or Diploma from an accredited professional school of nursing. BSN preferred. 2. Certification/License/Registration: Current valid Georgia Nursing License, CPR, and OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or ONN-CG (Oncology Nurse Navigator-Certified Generalist) required (Not required for Palliative Care). 3. Experience: One (1) year clinical oncology specialization
Atrium Health Navicent was incorporated on November 17, 1994 as a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to coordinate The Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities toward our mission: "Together, we elevate health and well-being through compassionate care."
Today, Atrium Health Navicent has more than 1,000 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes, offers over 53 specialties in more than 50 facilities throughout the region and hosts over 100 medical residents and fellows.
Included within the Atrium Health Navicent system is The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a 637 bed, nationally verified Level I-designated Trauma Center and a four-time Magnet Designated hospital for nursing excellence worldwide.
Atrium Health Navicent provides a broad range of community-based, outpatient diagnostic, primary care, extensive home health and hospice care, and comprehensive cancer and rehabilitation services spanning the full continuum of care. Included within the system are:
--- Five acute care hospitals
--- A rehabilitation hospital
--- A new, state-of-the-art children's hospital
--- Central Georgia's first life plan community
--- An in-patient hospice facility, as well as in-home hospice care
--- Wellness and preventative services
--- Multiple urgent care centers
--- Numerous community-based partnerships that help Atrium Health Navicent deliver on its mission.
Distinguished nationally for its excellence, Atrium Health Navicent is also one of the premier teaching hospitals in the United States and serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Mercer University School of Medicine. Atrium Health Navicent supports residency-training programs in family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics along with fellowships in critical care, geriatrics and orthopedic traumatology. Atrium Health Navicent also partners with a number of central Georgia universities and colleges to offer advanced training for nursing students. As a teaching hospital, Atrium Health Navicent attracts the best and the brightest to the area.
In 2019, Navicent Health strategically combined with Charlotte-based Atrium Health. With similar missions and complementary capabilities, we're bringing better care to everyone we serve throughout the Southeast, from the Carolinas to Georgia. Our combination has brought:
--- Access to world-class care - from the top experts to the most advanced treatments in heart, cancer and children's care.
--- The latest and most innovative care options - like real-time virtual care for everything from everyday illnesses to critical care to mental health needs.
--- Care focused on the whole community - through programs that help prevent disease, address social factors impacting health (like access to safe housing or fresh food), and boost health outside our walls.
Partners for life, care you trust.
Together, we elevate health and well-being through compassionate care.
Integrity, Respect, Ownership & Caring (IROC)
About the Team
The Medical Center, Navicent Health (MCNH) is a nationally recognized academic medical center, nationally verified Level 1 Trauma Center, Magnet - hospital for nursing, and serves a service area of 30 counties and a population of nearly 750,000 persons.
MCNH has over 4,500 employees and a medical staff of approximately 700 physicians. As the second largest hospital in Georgia, it is licensed for 637 beds, including pediatrics, medical surgical, trauma and cardiac surgery. The Emergency Center, with helipad capability and three urgent care centers, treats over 140,000 visitors per year.
MCNH provides a broad range of community-based outpatient diagnostic, primary care, wellness and comprehensive rehabilitation services. It is the primary academic hospital for Mercer University School of Medicine, providing residency and fellowship programs for over 100 residents and is affiliated with multiple universities as a clinical education site. MCNH also operates the Doctors Office Building.
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