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Lung Nodule Nurse Navigator PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:



Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At ST. David's Healthcare our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Care Assure Nurse Navigator PRN to join our healthcare family.


We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At ST. David's Healthcare, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

At ST. David's Healthcare, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Care Assure Nurse Navigator PRN opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Lung Nodule Nurse Navigator Registered Nurse, you be responsible for the programs and resources that support the navigation of patients through complex healthcare environments for the optimization of care and outcomes. You will facilitate patient follow-up through coaching, information transfer, and communication in order to improve continuity of care, enhance the medical management of complex disease, and streamline the intervention process.

  • Review patient case lists generated by technology-enabled data triggers to identify patients that could benefit from intervention
  • Communicate with physicians (in the hospital and in the community) about patients' potential for referral / follow-up treatment
  • Provide feedback to leadership in regards to target population in order to enhance care coordination and patient satisfaction
  • Schedule follow-up appointments and provide information and reminders to patients & physician offices
  • Track outcomes of referrals and treatments
  • Maintain detailed records to measure effectiveness of program and suggest ways to improve throughout the process
  • Review clinical progress of patients and coordinate communication to referring, consulting, and primary care physicians
  • Plan, organize and provide direct care to the patient, as appropriate, if called upon to do so
  • Facilitate the development of a patient specific teaching plan

  • Job Requirements


  • Minimum 3 - 5 years relevant specialty area experience (i.e. Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Neuro., Spine, Oncology) specialty area experience strongly preferred.

  • Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with graduation from an accredited school of nursing required. Will consider candidate with BSN within 6-9 months of hire or currently in school pursing BSN. Masters preferred.
  • Preferred: Bilingual in English/Spanish 

  • Licenses and Certification

  • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David’s Healthcare policy

St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  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.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Care Assure Nurse Navigator PRN opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Lung Nodule Nurse Navigator PRN, Other , Austin, Texas

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