Nurse Navigator Surgical Specialties

  • BJC HealthCare
  • Columbia, MO, United States
  • Jan 05, 2021

Job Description

Job ID: 1210443
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Surgical Specialties Unit at Boone Hospital Center provides inpatient nursing care to patients requiring surgical intervention. This unit specializes in the care of surgical patients, which include abdominal, gynelogical , ENT, vascular, plastic and urological patients.   The team practices patient centered care and utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to promote and ensure excellent patient outcomes. 


Role Purpose

Acts as a patient advocate by providing education, support and interventions throughout the continuum of patient care including pre & post hospitalization. Performs duties by working with physicians to identify and carry out treatment plans.


Works with the Medical Director and other physicians to identify and carry out the treatment plan.Acts as a Patient Advocate helping to navigate patients through the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation process.Serves as a resource to assist patients and families, other professionals and the community.Provides education for the community and referring physicians.Facilitate clinical protocols established by Medical Director(s).BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements



Bachelor's Degree - Nursing



<2 years


Supervisor Experience

No Experience


Licenses & Certifications



Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


Licenses & Certifications

OCNONCBenefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Equal Opportunity Employer