Job Description

The Patient Navigator assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources through interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The Navigator coordinates research data, community physicians, hospital resources into a seamless model of access and care benefiting patients, participating physicians, and family members. 

The Patient Navigator will coordinate the patient's care to increase the efficiency and quality of care that is delivered to the patient, from preventative scans through the patient's journey throughout their care.  Will be the patient advocate and direct their care in a highly supportive and personal manner.  Will serve as a liaison to ensure that patients and families receive resources and services as needed.


Education:  Associates degree or diploma in nursing required; Bachelors degree in nursing preferred

Experience:  Three years experience in pulmonology or related specialty patient population

Licenses/Certifications:  Current AZ or compact state RN license required.


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


Application Instructions

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