HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Navigator Orthopedic Unit in Bradenton, Florida

Blake Medical Center

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At Blake Medical Center, our mission is to provide exceptional care to every patient, every time. Our 383-bed, level II trauma center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County. Our hospital has been offering a wide range of healthcare services to the community for over 40 years ranging from advanced heart procedures like Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement ( TAVR ) to high quality Orthopedic and Spine surgery. Our Trauma Center has received official verification by the American College of Surgeons and our Burn Center (established in 2015) offers both inpatient and outpatient Burn Care Services. July 2016 was a milestone in the history of Blake Medical Center as we welcomed our inaugural class of 15 Internal Medicine Residents to not only our hospital, but to our beautiful community as well. The Graduate Medical Education Program at Blake will be an integral part of our overall services and evidence of our commitment to the education of future healthcare professionals. Our Florida community, North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, ranks No. 3 overall and No. 1 in financial well-being on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index®. Blake is a proud recipient of the American Heart Association’s Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees’ health. Our employees enjoy access to our campus’ 24/7 Fitness Center, ongoing skill development, and frequent opportunities for advancement. An added advantage for our employees with children is “Happy Cubs”, our day care facility that is located on-site.

Make excellence your goal by joining Blake Medical Center. We are seeking only the very best nursing talent! Apply online today!

Patient Care Navigator – Joint Care Center

The Patient Care Navigator guides patients through their hospital stay by providing assistance with access issues, developing relationships, with service providers, tracking interventions and outcomes. Serves as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to provide resources and assist with accessing clinical and support services. The Joint Care Center is a 21 bed orthopedic unit focused on post surgical recovery.

Some responsibilities:

  • Follow care for all Joint Care Center patients from pre-admission to discharge

  • Act as touch point for the Coastal Orthopedic Group and it's patients having surgery

  • Act as resource for patients and physicians


    RN with a Bachelors’ in Nursing strongly preferred.

    2 years Ortho experience

    State license as an RN, BLS and ACLS

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Patient Care Navigator Orthopedic Unit

Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton

Requisition ID: 00309-7503