The Patient Navigator will work with Physicians and multidisciplinary team members to develop a plan of care for each assigned patient from admission through discharge; provides the care status of the patient to all entities participating in and referring to the spine center including spine providers, primary care physicians and referring physicians, behavioral health providers, ancillary staff and patients. Ensures patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by continuously assessing and responding to patient and family needs by coordinating efforts of other team members; navigating through the healthcare system; providing community resources; identifying and resolving barriers that hinder effective patient care. Provides support as the patient deems necessary.
Graduate of an accredited LVN program.
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to mulit-task
Computer proficient in Word, Excel and department specific softwareMinimum 3 years' experience in health care.Spine experience preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.