UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Clinic Nurse Care Navigator

1 month ago
Full Time
7033 WCC Infusion
1st, Days
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Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


The Clinic Care Navigator ensures delivery of optimal care for the patient.   Collaborates with the patient, patient representatives, and others on the interdisciplinary care team to facilitate optimal outcomes as the patient transitions through the healthcare continuum. Provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient’s treatment course as related to Gyn-oncology and post-surgical patients.






Education Background

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.  BSN preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • A current Registered Nurse License for the State of Washington is required.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Oncology or Case Management certification preferred.

Special Training/Skills

  • Articulates with written & verbal communication in English with all stakeholders (patients, staff members, clinicians, practitioners, and the general public).
  • Excellent negotiation, presentation, and collaboration skills.
  • Communicates professionally as an expert and team player simultaneously.
  • Ability to problem-solve by evaluating options, generating and clearly communicating solutions.
  • Possesses a strong commitment to a positive team environment with the ability to contribute expertise regarding transition plan and follow leadership directives when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates personal accountability within a larger team.
  • Ability to flex to assist other department members as needed.
  • Ability to grasp new ideas and integrate them into desired results.
  • Adapts and prioritizes in the setting of fluctuating work load.
  • Computer skills consistent with electronic charting and referral system
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.

Work Experience

  • At least 1-2 years of care coordination as an RN required; oncology care coordination preferred.

Physical Abilities

  • Must be able to safely maneuver patients and supplies.
  • This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.

Physical Demand Level:  Medium

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

Lift / Carry

20 to 50 pounds occasionally

10 to 25 pounds frequently

up to 10 pounds constantly


As required, must be able to-

Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

Push and Pull

Perform fine motor functions

Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.



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