RN Nurse Navigator
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
New Orleans, LA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 02560-10807
The Nurse Navigator acts as a consultant, facilitator, practitioner and educator to the neurosurgery and neurology patient population. Responsibilities include education of patient and family and staff providing care to the patient, coordination of all aspects of care, advocacy on behalf of the patient, communication with all appropriate team members and with the patient and family where appropriate, and serve as a resource to staff caring for the patient. Performs other duties as assigned.
A. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current Louisiana RN license and CPR certification.
B. EDUCATION: Bachelor of Nursing degree.
C. EXPERIENCE: 3 years of experience in clinical area of assignment.
D. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Demonstrated patient teaching skills and compliance with protocol management of patients.
E. HOURS OF WORK: Shift as scheduled.
F. Requires problem solving, decision making and critical thinking.
Last Edited: 08/16/2016