Responsible for patient education included but not limited to 1:1 teaching, preoperative classes, developing and utilization of regional teaching materials and implementing and monitoring the family "coach" program.
Develop and implement, in conjunction with marketing, a community outreach program for orthopedics that includes but not limited to health fairs, physician lunch-ins, local community events, education events, speaking engagements.
Utilizes and monitors a data tracking system for orthopedic outcomes through the care continuum such as patient satisfaction, surgical data, patient outcomes, and identifying areas that require improvement, in order to provide key statistics and outcomes at governance meetings.
Manage, monitor and assess current quality metrics required by national organizations and evidence-based practice for optimal clinical outcomes.
Facilitates Orthopedic Governance meetings with surgeons and multidisciplinary team members.
Works with Regional Orthopedic team on developing and reviewing orthopedic policies and procedures.
Works closely with marketing to develop patient education materials, community outreach material to help inform the community and increase market share.
Develops, facilitates, and monitors selected performance metrics and ensures compliance with all activities required to achieve and maintain a Disease-Specific Certifications with The Joint Commission.
Conducts daily rounds on in-patients with physicians to ensure desired patient outcomes. Coordinates care issues with the surgeon and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
Works closely with Case Management concerning post-op discharge planning and decreasing length of stay.
What You Will Need:
Must possess advanced knowledge in the specialty of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Nursing.
2 or more yearsâ™ experience in the acute care orthopedic setting.
BSN, MSN or MBA preferred.
Florida Registered Nurse licensure.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
The Regional Orthopedic Navigator is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of the hospitalâ™s Total Joint Replacement Program, Spine Program (as applicable per site). The Navigator will be guiding the orthopedic patient and their family through Florida Hospitalâ™s Orthopedic Program, from preoperative education through the continuum of care. This individual will have the ability to interact with patients and their families, physicians, their care partners, as well as several key hospital departments including surgery, rehabilitation and occupational therapy, nursing, case management, marketing, home health and others involved in the care of the patient. Regularly collects data through chart review and computer generated reports. Presents data and reports to Orthopedic Governance Committee and other leadership groups as directed. Develops, facilitates, and monitors selected performance metrics and ensures compliance with all activities required to achieve and maintain a Disease-Specific Certifications with The Joint Commission. Works closely with orthopedic surgeons to assist with data collection and community outreach. Regularly works in collaboration with the Regional Orthopedic team.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.