Nurse Navigator

Atlantis, Florida
Jun 02, 2023
Jun 06, 2023
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time


Do you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work? With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patient interactions every year, nurses at Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a(an) Nurse Navigator you can be a part of change.


Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock your career potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal and professional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improve positive outcomes for your patients as a (an) Nurse Navigator. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Nurse Navigator is a registered nurse who possesses advanced knowledge and skill in the area of cardiac nursing. Makes decisions of moderate difficulty. Handles confidential information regarding patient records. Operates and analyzes telemetry cardiac monitors, exercise equipment and patient evaluation tools. May be required to make critical decisions concerning the initiative of emergency medical procedures.

What you will do in this role:

· Maintains QC on equipment, crash cart and refrigerators.

· Monitors temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure in stress MVO2 procedure room.

· Monitors telemetry and patient condition during outpatient stress tests.

· Manages and monitors patients receiving infusions of inotropes in clinic. Correctly calculates doses and confirms by second method.

· Administers medications to outpatients as ordered.

· Educates patients regarding heart failure, treatment, medications, and palliative care options.

· Facilitates referral of patients for consultations with Dietician, Social Services, Palliative care, Pharmacy, and Cardiology as needed.

· Communicates with Advanced Practice Nurse and/or Cardiologist as needed to provide optimal patient care.

· Performs 6 minute hall walk test with patients.

· Performs venipuncture to obtain blood samples, IV access, and administration of medication.

· Rooms patients while obtaining routine V/S and completing a review of systems.

· Documents patient treatment regularly and accurately according to departmental policy.

· Assists with inpatient heart failure patient care optimization.

· Initiates advanced cardiac life support measures according to SAMC protocols in the event of a cardiac emergency.

· Provides appropriate education to all patients.

· Familiar with current standards of practice and clinical and inpatient protocols.

· Demonstrates effective communication and organizational skills, and evidence of professional development.

· Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned in the absence of the nurse manager or supervisor.

· Maintains a flexible working schedule to allow for clinic coverage.

What Qualifications you will need:

· Graduate of an approved school for registered nurses and current state required license to practice nursing. Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification preferred. Certification as a heart failure nurse preferred (CHFN)

· Minimal 2 years experience as a RN with 1-2 years experience working with cardiac patients, preferably on a telemetry unit or coronary care unit. Has been directly involved in education to and care of the patient with coronary heart disease, including heart failure.

· Current license to practice nursing in the State of employment

· BLS required per policy ACLS preferred per policy

Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare’s graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
Be a part of an organization that leverages our size to make a real impact in our industry! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Nurse Navigator opening. Submit your application today and help advance the practice of nursing.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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