Nurse Navigator – Pulmonary Medicine – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – Miami, FL

The Pulmonary Medicine Department has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Navigator. The Nurse Navigator:

  • Triages new patient appointments to the appropriate provider(s) and assures timely scheduling of initial appointments.
  • Reviews outside medical records for appropriate scheduling.
  • Assess barriers to care and refers to support services, local, and national organizations when needed.
  • Educates on the treatment plan for patients based on diagnosis.
  • Supports patients throughout the care continuum.
  • Counsels individuals and patients on positive health practices.
  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of experts to outline best treatment for patients.
  • Performs holistic evaluation of specialty population, making use of enhanced proven techniques and procedures to achieve better results.
  • Implements the improvement of patient care, and healthcare policies and resources.
  • Mentors other healthcare professionals by functioning as a preceptor or coordinating preceptors for visiting professionals, students, new graduates, and orienteers.
  • Maintains professional knowledge by affiliating with professional and technical organizations, and participating in applicable continuing education programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Manage and resolve clinical inquiries from patients (UChart or phone messages).
  • In collaboration with attending physician and established protocols, order labs, initiate prescription
  • refills and durable medical equipment orders.
  • Prepare documentation from medical records to document medical necessity, acquire authorization
  • for medications, procedures and infusions, and to support patient’s disability or FMLA requests.
  • Initiate appeals on medication or treatment denials including peer-to-peer as necessary
  • Answer calls from patients, vendors, payors, staff, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Convey and educate patients on laboratory test results.
  • Help to explain treatment recommendations to patients and caregivers and appropriately answer
  • questions.
  • Provide clinical expertise and support for the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
  • Assist with other tasks as needed.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Required

Certification and Licensing:

Valid State of Florida Registered Nurse (RN) license, BLS certification required


Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $71,000.00 – $106,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Acute care
  • Clinic
  • Outpatient



  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Nursing: 2 years (Preferred)


  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Click Here To Apply

%d bloggers like this: