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RN, Registered Nurse Patient Navigator - Pain Management Clinic

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionSummary: The RN Navigator is a member of the patient's care team and acts as a patient advocate providing proactive outreach to patients with chronic illness for the duration of their chronic care condition. The RN Navigator facilitates communication and coordinates care with physicians, the providers' clinic, hospital facilities, family, caregivers and other community healthcare providers and implements creative to meet members/ healthcare needs without compromising quality of outcomes. The RN Navigator will identify and enroll patients with chronic health conditions and/or refer to other programs as appropriate. The RN Navigator will support transitions of care as assigned and/or chronic condition support or health/wellness programs for the assigned population. The position responsibilities also include supporting health risk reduction through goal setting, behavioral change, patient education, and identification of social determinants with appropriate community referrals. In addition, the RN Navigator focuses on reducing preventable admissions, readmissions, and preventable ED visits by supporting discharge planning to the next level of care and educating patients regarding the appropriate setting for care. The RN Navigator connects the patient to health care providers and community resources to ensure ongoing quality of care. The nurse also promotes optimal person-centered care that supports and empowers individuals, respects individual choices and meets health care needs of patients. Requirements: Completion of an accredited professional nursing program; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas3-5 years acute care/clinical experience2-3 years managed care and/or care management experienceStrong communication skillsAbility to lead interdisciplinary teamsAbility to serve as a patient advocateCPR - American Heart Association Work Type: Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Tyler , RN, Registered Nurse Patient Navigator - Pain Management Clinic, Executive , Tyler, Texas

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