The Baylor Scott & White Health Nurse Navigator utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient according to the Physician orders and establishes a plan of care.
Our Nurse Navigators coordinates with physician's office the testing to be performed in order to make a definitive diagnosis, communicates with all members of healthcare team, and facilitates timely access to quality medical care from diagnosis through survivorship. In addition, the Nurse Navigator collaborates with physicians and other health care providers to improve patient care within an interdisciplinary model; educates patient and family members on diagnosis, treatment options and available services; and provides direction and support to the patient/family and serves as patient.
The ideal Nurse Navigator functions autonomously and in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team as a patient advocate, educator and coordinator, and possesses strong verbal and written communication skills.
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Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!