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Requisition Number 17-0893
Post Date 12/4/2017
Title Orthopedic Clinical Navigator
Department Physician Practice Division
Location Beaver, PA - Heritage Valley Beaver
Work Hours Primarily Monday through Friday, various shifts, may need to cover weekends/holidays. Travel is required.

Estimated Hours Per Pay 80
Benefits Status Full-Time
Pay Grade No Grade
Description Coordinates and directs the delivery of care for those with orthopedic surgery interventions, especially total joint replacements. In conjunction with the physicians surgical recommendation, initiates contact with all new patients and significant others to establish an open line of communication and identification of their role as the orthopedic clinical navigator to this patient population. Coordinates/facilitates delivery of these services from pre-operative evaluation through post-acute care, and is responsible for building relationships among the different disciplines in order to enhance patient/significant others experience. In collaboration with physicians they will identify specific patient care needs and accurately direct the delivery of care in order to maximize a patient’s education, understanding, expectations and outcomes for their episode of care with the ultimate goal of helping to ensure each patient is properly prepared for their surgery physically, mentally and emotionally.

About Heritage Valley Health System
Heritage Valley Health System is a $450+ million integrated delivery network providing comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with 3,900 employees and more than 450 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Sewickley and Heritage Valley Beaver; in 72 physician offices; and 14 community satellite facilities. For more information about Heritage Valley Health System, please visit

Requirements Must be a graduate of a professional school of nursing with current Pennsylvania licensure. Two years of related orthopedic and rehabilitation experience. Must possess professional and effective communication skills and work compatibly with all customers. Effective public speaking. Must be adaptable and facilitate change. Works well with physicians and ancillary departments. Proficiency in the use and application of clinical systems and Microsoft Office. Successful completion of applicable clearances as outlined in Human Resources policy HR-106 within 90 days of commencing employment.

Preferred: Bachelors degree in nursing or related field. ACLS/PALS. Orthopedic Certification.

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