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Nurse Navigator/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Nurse Navigator/UKHC
Requisition Number RE26903
Working Title Nurse Navigator-Pediatric Hemophilia and Hematology departments
Department Name MG100: Physician Based Clinics
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $46,675-78,499/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

Sitting and walking for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional weekends and travel to outreach clinics.

Job Summary

The Nurse Navigator position will provide support to patients and their family members to navigate appointments, services, resources, schedules and education related to the care provided within the Pediatric Hemophilia and Hematology Departments.

The Registered Nurse Navigator provides support to the patient and family across the continuum to ensure smooth transitions in care. This position will serve as a liaison between the patient, medical staff, and community resources as well as provides ongoing education related to the disease process.

The Nurse Navigator will provide care and support for the patient and family both internally and externally of UK Healthcare to enhance patient experience. This position will also provide primary nursing care to both adult and pediatric patients requiring intravenous infusions in the clinic or hospital as needed.

It will be critical that the Nurse Navigator maintain advanced specialty training and education to serve as the nurse expert for the multidisciplinary team regarding assigned disease processes.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have the proven ability to work in a team as well as independently and to be assertive and serve as an advocate for the patient. The ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers, and physicians is essential to delivering collaborative care to our patients. It is also necessary to have strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skills. In addition, the candidate will have basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet. The ideal candidate will possess working knowledge of electronic health records for inpatient/outpatient. Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications is encouraged.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Prefer nursing experience with both pediatric and adult patients. Prefer candidates who also have one or more of the following: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification; central line care; proficient intravenous access skills and managing infusions.

Deadline to Apply 04/14/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-04-02 Expires: 2021-05-02

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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