PruittHealth Senior Nurse Navigator/RN Transition Nurse - Servicing Augusta, GA area/Augusta University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia

Category : Clinical Services

Location/City : GA - Augusta

Id : 24446

Title: RN Transition Nurse - Full TimeLocation: PruittHealth Consulting Services - Servicing the augusta, GA area and Augusta University HospitalPOSITION SUMMARY:Provide management over a team of nurses to assist with high level customer service, communications with Hospital Leadership, assist nurses with problem solving, provide education and teaching in the region. Position increases quantity of Corporate Compliance and maintain a high level of compliance to policies and procedures. Position promotes the mission of Committed to Caring.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The transition nurse will function as a resource to hospitals and patient care.Bridge the gap between hospital stay and next steps after surgery, injury or illness.Assists patients in providing the highest level of independence.Assesses the needs of each member, advocates as appropriate services for the patient.Establishes a trusting relationship with the member, their family and other parties involved to facilitate access to needed services.Collaborates with care managers, multidisciplinary providers, benefit specialists, behavioral health specialists, pharmacists, vendors, and social services to enhance member satisfaction, conserve time and resources, identify barriers, improve outcomes and reduce avoidable readmissions.LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Registered Nurse with current active state license.BSN from accredited school of nursing.2 years’ experience in skilled nursing, home health or hospice.Work experience as a nurse liaison, case manager (hospital or insurance), LTAC or Nursing Home care leadership.High energy, self-motivated individuals who can multitask and prioritize.Strong management, communication, interpersonal, leadership, organizational, and clinical skills.The ability to work independently is essential.Community Relations / Customer Service experience is a plus.Excellent clinical skills and documentation skills are a +++.Great people skills and follow up.We offer a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners:* Partner Referral Program – Earn cash for referring licensed and certified candidates* Employer paid profit sharing* Employer matching 401(k)* Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals beginning the first day of employment* Access to “Purchasing Power” financial health program after one year of employmentFor immediate consideration, please click the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn’t simply a tagline, it’s the way we do business and it’s ingrained in our culture. At PruittHealth, we don’t hire employees – we welcome partners!Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.

Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.