Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Founded in 1978,Â Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiariesâ€"acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHSâ€™s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHSâ€™s well-reputed franchise with itsÂ customaryÂ exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style. UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortuneâ€™s Most Admired Companies. UHSâ€™s Acute Care Division is comprised of 25 high performing hospitals and several ambulatory care facilities across the nation and prides itself on providing superior patient care.Â
Prominence Health Plan, established in Reno in 1993 as St. Maryâ€™s Health Plan, was acquired in 2014 by Universal Health Services (UHS), one of Fortune Most Admired Companies.Â
In addition to the HMO, Prominence Health Plan also offers Point of Service health plans, a preferred health insurance company that offers Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plans, and CDS Group Health, a third-party administrator.
We are a fast-growing, rapidly-changing healthcare organization offering the excitement of a start-up with the support of a Fortune 500 company. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape the future of our organization.
Job Summary:Â The ACO Nurse Navigator Lead is a registered nurse operating in a leadership role overseeing a team of LVN Nurse Navigators. ACO Nurse Navigators are liaisons between the ACO, the patient and the multidisciplinary healthcare team to assist in developing an optimal plan of care for transitioning Medicare patients, primarily those being discharged from hospital inpatient or emergency department services. The ACO Nurse Navigator Lead provides both administrative and operational guidance and support to the LVN Nurse Navigators, training and accountability for routine expectations, and clinical oversight where necessary. The ACO Nurse Navigator Lead will also facilitate case conferences engaging post-acute care providers and primary care providers to develop and review care plans for high risk high cost ACO beneficiaries currently receiving post-acute care services.
This position requires a high frequency of contact with the very high risk ACO patient and their care givers for education of health promotion and self-care skills as well as facilitating compliance with the required quality measures for all ACO patients. This position requires advanced nursing knowledge and expertise to identify and implement improvement processes and the ability to direct and implement care coordination plans both in both in-patient and out-patient settings.