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Registered Nurse (RN) - Transition Navigator - Kenner - Full Time - Days

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Kenner
Posted on: May 30, 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 of related experience.


Required - Current RN license in state of practice.

Basic Life Support (BLS.) through the American Heart Association.

CPR Healthcare Provider Certification.

Preferred - Certification in Case Management (CCM).

Health Care Management (CPHM).

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Good time management skills.

  • Conflict resolution skills and ability to demonstrate good judgement and decision making in performing tasks.

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.

  • Performs 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.

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, Kenner , Registered Nurse (RN) - Transition Navigator - Kenner - Full Time - Days, Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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