Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our Award Winning Hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the Country.
This Position Offers:
Highly competitive pay, fully furnished temporary housing for up to 90 days to assist with relocation (if needed), relocation assistance, excellent benefits package, 40 hours/week (Mon-Fri), being part of a very cohesive & supportive team, four of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep, and much more.
The Patient Navigator Role encompasses patient navigation for orthopedic patients, pre anesthesia testing (PAT) for all surgery patients and the ability to staff in Same Day Surgery as needed. The patient Navigator assists patients through their pre- and post-experience to ensure the patient understands what to expect pre and post op, all necessary history and results of tests are documented in the chart, and care post op is coordinated. The patient navigator plays an essential role in facilitating a positive experience and outcome for the patient. The patient navigator establishes a positive and respectful relationship with each client. The navigator collaborates with the inpatient case managers as needed and participates in multidisciplinary rounds if an orthopedic patient is admitted to the hospital and facilitates all discharge planning for the admitted orthopedic patients. The Navigator will also be cross-trained to the Same Day Surgery RN responsibilities in order to assist in staffing that department as needs arise.
Primary Scope of Responsibilities:
Population Specific Criteria:
Ensures developmentally appropriate care for infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.
*Our hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant experience. Listed below are our hire-in rates for the position, which includes: minimum pay (no relevant experience) and mid-point (12 or more years).
Minimum = $34.28/hr
Mid-Point = $44.56/hr
Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous Paid Time Off, Health Insurance within your first 30 days, Retirement, and much morecan be viewed here.
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