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Clinical Nurse Navigator/Coordinator, Internal Medicine

GW Medical Faculty Associates | Washington, DC

Posted Date 3/21/2024

The GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) was incorporated in July 2000 as a not-for-profit, physician-led practice group. The organization functioned as an independent organization in support of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Sciences as a multi-specialty physician practice group. The GW MFA has grown to become the largest independent academic physician practice in the Washington, DC metro region with 375 physicians and 100 APP providers. In 2018, the MFA bylaws were revised to allow The George Washington University to serve as the sole corporate member while the MFA retained independent 501c3 status. The purpose of the change was to ensure alignment between the MFA and The George Washington University.

MFA physicians provide comprehensive patient care, offering one practice for the whole person with 52 medical and surgical specialties. As members of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty, MFA providers are teachers and mentors for medical students, residents, fellows, and researchers preserving the rich tradition of academics, research, and healing. In addition to maintaining a closely integrated alliance with The George Washington University and The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) which is separately owned and operated by Universal Health Services (UHS), the GW MFA has active referring relationships with 12 area hospitals.

The GW MFA’s leading healthcare presence in the DC metro region is complemented by a network of community-based practices in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Given its geographic location in central NW Washington, DC, and proximity to more than 175 resident embassies, the MFA continues to evolve its international clinical outreach.

Position Summary

The Clinical Nurse Navigator/Coordinator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team who has clinical nursing expertise in an assigned area. They focus on the clinical and educational aspects of care, acting as a clinical resource, advocate, and educator. They are present in the clinic and serve as a vital member of the care team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to patient-centered care within an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Follow up with patients on testing and procedure results in coordination with providers.
  • Prepares Clinic prep notes for new patients and returning patients which includes scanning notes/imaging, contacting referring physicians or imaging groups, and contacting patients on any issues or items needed for visit.
  • Assists with coordination of follow-up visits, orders, and referrals.
  • Initiates/Participates in quality improvement, patient safety, and patient experience initiatives.
  • Participates in training and education of support staff.

Minimum Qualifications


  • An Associate's degree or higher in Nursing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


  • A current and valid D.C. license as a Registered Nurse or evidence of application for licensure in D.C.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Registered Nurse.

Physical Requirements

  • Sit, walk, reach, bend, or twist for long periods of time in a clinical setting.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 100 lbs. as part of the role.
  • Regularly exposed to healthcare settings that may require personal protective equipment.
  • Requires manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard, calculator, copier machine, and other equipment.
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