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Care Navigator - Emergency Department

Wood County Hospital is currently accepting applications for a Care Navigator in the Emergency Department. This is a part time (24 hours per week) afternoons (10:45a - 11:15p) position. The Care Navigator provides facilitation of patient throughput and placement, either internally or externally.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates regularly with patient care provider and others to assist with compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and professional organization standards and requirements to improve the quality of patient care delivery.
  • Assists with conducting, analyzing, and acting upon information obtained during clinical interactions.

  • Assists with coordination of patient transfer needs.

  • Participates in patient care delivery either directly and indirectly.

  • Provides assistance for clinical decisions when Department Director and/or Unit Supervisor are not available.

  • Assists with medication reconciliation and home medication education.

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Preferred Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited BSN program.

Minimum License/Certification:

  • Current active RN license in Ohio.
  • Current certification (or obtained within 4 years in the position) from either the Commission for Case Management as a certified case manager (CCM) and/or from the National Association forHealthcare Quality (NAHQ) as a certified professional in healthcare quality (CPHQ).
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required for Emergency Department required.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
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