The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued an emergency advisory about an elevated threat of cybersecurity attacks targeting hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. These threats can come by phone calls, text messages or emails.
ChristianaCare advises that everyone be alert to potential phone, email and text-messaging scams. If you receive a suspicious phone call, text message or email from ChristianaCare that asks you to make a financial transaction or to provide personal information, please visit www.christianacare.org or call 302-327-5555 and ask to speak to someone from the department or service that contacted you.
ChristianaCare's Supportive and Palliative Care Team is seeking a Nurse Navigator to support and care for our patients in our Outpatient Program. Finding the successful candidate will be key to delivery of patient- and family- centered care that optimizes quality of life for seriously ill patients and their families through this nurse's leadership, organization, and communication skills. If you are looking to join a close-knit team that enjoys working together to us achieve the "best outcome for every patient, every time", please apply! This position will be located in the Wilmington area.
In this role ~
Act as a primary nurse contact for the Outpatient Services of the Supportive and Palliative Care team (SPC).
Willingness to take a strong leadership role to achieve program goals in outpatient palliative care.
Improve the continuum of care by optimizing the flow and tracking of outpatients seen by our teams in Community, Acute Care setting and the Helen F Graham Cancer Center.
Provides triage and screening of referrals to ensure appropriateness of consults and manages entries into referral management database.
Support and advocate transformation of care for patients with serious illness through educational programs.
Support workflow optimization as a champion for continuous improvement to achieve patient satisfaction of the outpatient palliative experience.
Delaware RN license.
Three or more years of clinical experience in acute or outpatient care.
Clinical experience in team based care, chronic disease management, home health, hospice and/or palliative care preferred.
Proficiency in EMR systems: Cerner Ambulatory, Powerchart, Soarian preferred.
Palliative Care Certification preferred, or to be obtained within 2 years of joining the team.
Internal Number: JR54565
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.