RN Navigator in Seattle, Washington

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health


Sign on bonus available for qualified candidates. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!


  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy/Heart Failure RN The section of Cardiology has an exciting opportunity for an RN Navigator / Educator who wants to be part of a growing Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy/Heart Failure Program. Our position will give the unique opportunity to both share in the coordination/growth of a division wide (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy) HCM program while also being involved in patient care and education for our heart failure patients. We are looking for someone with a passion for program development and strong clinical and professional skills. Key components of this position are listed below: HCM Navigator Component (50%)

  • Develop a rapidly growing program providing comprehensive multidisciplinary care for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, with responsibilities ranging from patient care to developing outreach programs and education.

  • Provide care coordination for patients with HCM undergoing a multitude of comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, including alcohol septal ablation, surgical septal myectomy, genetic testing and advanced cardiac imaging.

  • Organize and facilitate bi-weekly multidisciplinary HCM conferences attended by cardiologists, radiologists, cardiac surgeons and anesthesiologists across the VMFH system as well as help plan the inaugural HCM CME day.

  • Enroll and monitor patients on new HCM drug Mavacamten as well as helping with in-clinic genetic testing for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Heart Failure Educator Component (50%)

  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team consisting of heart failure and transplant trained cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, interventional cardiologists, advanced practice providers, social workers, and pharmacists to coordinate, support, and optimize the medical care of this complex patient population.

  • Provide care for individual patients over the phone using standardized HF protocols. In addition to clinic and phone triage, the HF RN Educator is responsible for patient education regarding medications, life-style interventions, and dietary recommendation.

  • Integrate patient and family education into the delivery of care, ensuring educational activities are culturally appropriate and are tailored to the patient’s needs. Coordinates the Heart Failure patient experience throughout the Virginia Mason Franciscan Health System.The position will focus on HCM program growth and coordination in the mornings and will support patient education/care for our heart failure patients in the afternoon on a 5-8’s schedule. As this is a new position, the exact responsibilities and structure of the role could change as the program grows. If developing new clinical programs sounds exciting to you, we invite you to apply!


  • Current Washington State licensure as an RN

  • CPR certification is required every two years

  • Strong patient assessment skills, ability to work collaboratively in team setting, current working knowledge of electronic medical records.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking. Virginia Mason Medical Center, was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters – our patients.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Pay Range

$49.10 – $80.43 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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