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Registered Nurse (RN ) - Transitional Navigator - PRN

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

This job functions as the liaison and communicator with the patient, caregivers, healthcare providers, and multi-disciplinary team members as well as post-acute care and third party payers. Discusses alternative care options with patient / caregivers as well as the multi-disciplinary team and assist with discharge planning needs. Facilitates, in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, movement along the health care continuum to ensure quality; cost–effective outcomes are achieved.


Required - Registered Nurse diploma

Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Work Experience

Required - 2 years related experience.


Required - Current RN License in the state of practice

BLS - CPR Healthcare Provider Certification

Preferred - Certification in Case Management (CCM)

 Health Care Management (CPHM)

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Demonstrates good judgement in performing duties and conflict resolution.
  • Utilizes effective judgment and decision making when performing duties.

Job Duties

  • Manages various aspects of the planning process in anticipation of the patient’s movement through the healthcare system.
  • Utilizes care managements policies and procedures including application of evidenced based criteria and level of care and continued appropriateness.
  • Manages the care of assigned patients through the healthcare system based on the patient’s individual needs.
  • Prepares, executes, and reinforces post-discharge care plan.

Other related duties as required.  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:  Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Health, Baton Rouge , Registered Nurse (RN ) - Transitional Navigator - PRN, Other , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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