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Nurse Navigator - Stroke


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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7260 SP-Neuroscience Administration

Supervisory Organization

SOP - Neuroscience Admin

Grade

G16

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Summary

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is seeking a full-time Nurse Navigator for our growing Stroke Program.  The Nurse Navigator will work collaboratively with our expanding Neurology team to provide education to both patient and their support system along with clinical navigation supporting the coordination of inpatient and/or outpatient care needs for our stroke patients.  This position will focus on creating a seamless transition for the stroke patient during their recovery phase from hospital to next level of care and ultimately assisting them in achieving the goal of home.   As a forward-thinking Neurology practice, we are a Joint Commission-Certified Primary Stroke Center and one of the busiest stroke centers within the Penn Medicine Network. Our program at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is the first and only hospital within Lancaster County to perform mechanical thrombectomy.  Our program is nationally recognized for its stroke care by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Quality Achievement AwardThe award, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, "recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence".

HOURS:  Full-time, Primarily day shift. Monday - Friday, occasional weekend

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the PA State Board of Nursing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, healthcare management or related field.
  • Certification in related specialty (Stroke Certified RN - SCRN) required within 3 years of hire
  • Three (3) or more years of experience as a clinical nurse in related specialty.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a clinical nurse in related specialty.
  • Masters of Science Degree Nursing (MSN).
  • Experience in care coordination and patient education.

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Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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LGH Full Time Posted on 05/27/2021