RN Navigator - Otolaryngology

Job Title: RN Navigator - Otolaryngology
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: GMC Otolaryngology Division
Date Posted: 10/27/2021
Job ID: R-21214

Job Summary

Facilitates entrance of new patients into care programs. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition, and provides ongoing continuity of care for patients.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for the coordination of pre and post hospital care.
  • Serves as the liaison between the patient and caregivers.
  • Coordinates appropriate multidisciplinary clinics.
  • Performs duties as a patient navigator guiding incoming calls and facilitating entrance of new patients into the multi-disciplinary program.
  • Facilitates entrance of new patients into care programs.
  • Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition, and provides ongoing continuity of care for patients.
  • Provides clinical support to the provider and patients to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions.
  • Collaborates with other healthcare providers in coordinating and implementing the patient's plan of care including evaluation, treatment, follow-up and surveillance.
  • Communicates with patient via mail, telephone, and in person regarding information pertinent to their care Coordinates patient and interdisciplinary activities to meet the needs of a defined group of patients.
  • Acts as an effective resource.
  • Coordinat's patient activities through the interdisciplinary clinics as appropriate.
  • Reinforces patient and family education based on individual needs either in person or by telephone.
  • Coordinates patient activities through available support services, such as support groups and social services as appropriate.
  • Maintains systems and processes to assure timely follow-up and surveillance of post-follow-up patients.
  • Provides nursing care and assists physician and procedures.
  • Educates other team members in area of expertise.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Work Schedule/Details:

  • Monday through Friday: DAY Shift
  • No weekends or holidays

We’re proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
  • Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
  • Employer contribution to your retirement plan
  • Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
  • Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
  • Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups


Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)


Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body

Our Purpose & Values

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Salary Range
$50,000.00 - 75,000.00
per Year
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Danville, PA 17821, US
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