Based in First Nations communities, the Navigator Nurse provides advanced level of expertise in leading the First Nations Communities through all aspects of patient care, including coordination of primary care with physician; ensure timely services and safe transition through all procedural stages. This position works with clients/patients, health care providers in the acute care system and in communities. The Nurse Navigator enhances access and improves health outcomes by providing coordinated, culturally safe discharge planning and access to supports, services and resources for First Nations people on Vancouver Island. Working with hospitals, primary and community care, the Nurse Navigator will support First Nations clients to transition across levels of care and negotiate hand-off points in the care journey.
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