Registered Nurse (RN), Patient Navigator

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), Patient Navigator

UC Health is hiring a Full Time Registered Nurse (RN) for the Navigator position for the at Hoxworth. This OBGYN Nurse Navigator will help support the OBGYN team, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures. UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The Patient Navigator is an individual educated in nursing or social services that has acquired training, knowledge and clinical/social service skills in the management of neuroscience patients and the ability to navigate the complex academic health system. The PN will serve as a coordinator throughout the continuum of care and will assess the physical, psychological and social needs of neuroscience patients. This person provides consultation, collaboration, coordination and support to neuroscience patients as outlined below.


The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with the other healthcare team members and patient/family within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care, and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including evaluation of treatment and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN required.
  • Current OH RN License
  • Minimum requirement is 3 - 5 years equivalent experience (OBGYN Experience preferred)
  • Certification by a nationally recognized professional nursing organization preferred.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering. As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors. UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment.