Ambulatory Care Nurse - Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Cary


WakeMed


Posted Under: Cary, North Carolina jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 27511
Posted On: 2019-01-13 00:00:00

About WakeMed Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit Position Information The Ambulatory Care Nurse is a registered nurse responsible for providing nursing care management services to assigned populations. Utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to anticipate, integrate, and coordinate the patient's plan of care and maximize the ability to remain in a community setting. The goal of the intervention is to meet the needs of patients in order to optimize clinical and resource outcomes, and to monitor the effectiveness of the plan and its outcomes. In collaboration with the physician, the nurse identifies at risk patient populations who require care management services. Provides bio-psychosocial assessments to identify patient needs and to assist in the development of the plan of care. The Ambulatory Nurse serves as a patient/family advocate and acts as a communication link between the physician, patient, family, outpatient and inpatient health care team, as well as community resources, to reduce redundancy and fragmentation of care. Experience Requirements : 1 Year Nursing - Related Area Preferred Education Required : Graduate Nursing Required - And Bachelor's Degree Nursing Preferred Licensure/Certification Requirements : Registered Nurse Required Hours of Work : 8:00 to 5:00 Weekend Requirements : No Weekends Call Requirements : none