RN Lung Nurse Navigator - Full Time 1.0 FTE at Mercy Health

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Muskegon, Michigan

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


The Nurse Navigator is a key member of the multidisciplinary team functioning as an advocate, educator and facilitator of care. Responsible for ensuring all referred patients receive quality and comprehensive services throughout the continuum. Coordinates the overall subspecialty programmatic goals and outcome. This role works in a fast-paced environment within a growing organization.

Be a part of a collaborative and respected team.


Please completely fill out the application and upload resume.

This is required to be considered, including internal candidates.


1. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.

2. Current State of Michigan Registered Nursing License, Certified Nurse in subspecialty (OCN, CNRN) required. Additional subspecialty certifications preferred.

3. A minimum of three (3) years' experience in an acute care setting. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in medical, surgical or radiation oncology (for oncology specialty) is required. Case management experience or patient care leadership experience preferred. Five years' experience in subspecialty is preferred.

4. Ability to navigate a standard computer desktop.

5. Basic understanding of email, e-learning, intranet and computer navigations.

6. Ability to use other software as required to perform the essential functions of the job.

7. Must be able to work flexible schedules.


1. Engages in and/or promotes continuous learning through continued education and/or professional societies.

2. Ability to comfortably and effectively interact with diverse populations.

3. Demonstrated ability to do critical thinking and ability to assist patients through a continuum of care for the assigned caseload.

4. Must demonstrate superior communication and facilitation skills.

5. Must be able to prioritize and manage caseload with multiple interruptions.

6. Must exhibit advanced communication and teaching skills; both verbal and non-verbal.

7. Demonstrated expertise in caring for identified population of patients.

8. Demonstrated ability to impact practice through change management and influence.

9. Ability to reach, stand, walk, lift and carry over 20 pounds, but not over 35 pounds, and bend at the waist.

10. Frequent computer work.

11. Can effectively maintain the hours and workload expected of a busy healthcare team member.

12. Manual dexterity and fine motor skills required.

13. Ability to hear and distinguish speech and sounds, speak loudly and softly.

14. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with multiple interruptions.

15. Potential exposure to blood and body fluids, radiation and toxic materials.

16. Subject to multiple interruptions, changes in workload, competing priorities and deadline situations.

17. Exposed to a variety of attitudes, personalities and reactions from patients, providers and employees.

18. Manages multiple tasks at the same time while showing respect and courtesy to each individual.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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