Job - Registered Nurse (RN) - Breast Surgery - Nurse Navigator - Jeff Hwy - Full Time - Days

Ochsner Health System - New Orleans, Louisiana

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Breast Surgery - Nurse Navigator - Jeff Hwy - Full Time - Days

Ochsner Health System - New Orleans - LA Careers Responsibilities

We’ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate.  We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!



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. The RN Navigator I 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 healthcare continuum to endure quality, cost effective outcomes are achieved.Education

Required - Registered Nurse Diploma
Preferred - Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

Work Experience
Required - Experience working with and maintaining confidential information
Experience working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

Preferred -Leadership skills / experience directly supervising or managing others


Required - Current RN License in the state of practice, Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

Preferred - Certification in clinical specialty area

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Good organizational skills
Good time management skills and self directed
Demonstrates Good Judgement
Good interpersonal skills

Job Duties


Effectively uses the Nursing Process in the delivery of patient care.
Assesses learning needs and implement teaching strategies appropriate for the diverse needs of the patient, family and other groups or disciplines.

Communicates, delegates and manages nursing team resources (human and fiscal) properly and serves as a leader and partner on the Interdisciplinary Team.
Utilizes data, information and knowledge to evaluate and promote change in order to achieve optimal outcomes.
Embraces concepts and behaviors that enhance customer satisfaction and employee morale and improvement in the profession of nursing.

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.


Ochsner 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.


Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.



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