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CLINICAL ADVOCATE - SLEEP CENTER

CLINICAL ADVOCATE - SLEEP CENTER

ID 
2017-24575
Site 
OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Brick
Status 
Part Time > 20 Hours
Shift 
Day
Shift Hours 
vary

More information about this job

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

 

The Clinical Advocate coordinates care for defined sleep medicine and balance disorder patient population to include but not limited to: Ongoing assessment of patients’ needs - educational, psychosocial, nutritional and clinical.  Connects patients and families to available resources within the health system & community.  Assesses patients for eligibility for services and facilitates access to care.  Screens both inpatients and outpatients to identify risks for sleep related disorders, balance and vestibular deficits.  Offers navigation services by reaching out to physicians and connecting the patients with the appropriate diagnostic treatment services.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Clinical Advocate at Meridian includes:

  • Coordinating care for patients
  • Managing referrals from physician offices
  • Providing education to patients at risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Ensuring at risk patients receive the follow up care needed to reduce sleep-related disorders
  • Participating in health fairs and promotion of the facility

Qualifications

  • Current and valid New Jersey RN License is required
  • CPR/BLS Certification is required
  • BSN is preferred
  • Must have two (2) or more years of med/surg or critical care nursing experience OR five (5) years of experience in Sleep Services
  • National Certification is preferred

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