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RN Registered Nurse - Patient Navigator

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RN Registered Nurse – Patient Navigator - Providence Health Center - Waco, TX
Full-Time, Day (Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Why Join Ascension | Providence?

Providence Health Center, part of Ascension, is located in West Waco and was founded in 1905 as Waco’s first hospital. The campus, which is part of Providence Healthcare Network, includes a 237 bed, acute-care hospital offering the best level of care in virtually every medical discipline. We are one of the largest employers in Waco with over 2,200 employees who are committed to providing compassionate and personalized care to those we serve.

At Providence Healthcare Network, we believe serving others gives meaning, purpose and joy to our lives. The Providence mission of compassion is perfected by our vision of excellence and we are consistently awarded for the level of care we provide.    

Some of the recent awards we are most proud of include:

  • Business of the Year by Mission Waco and Business of the Year by the African American Chamber of Commerce
  • Ranked 1st in Texas for Cardiac Surgery and among the top 5 percent in the nation.
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacements by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

At Providence, our associates are the core of what keeps our ministry thriving. Through interactions with patients, families and visitors, our associates make our mission real. We also value investing into the local community and are committed to giving back and partnering with organizations who are making Waco a great place to live.

What Providence Healthcare Network has to offer:

  • Heart of Care: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. That’s why, at Ascension, we invest in our nurses, so they can have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve.
  • Front Lines: Nurses are on the front lines of the care we provide, and for that reason, Providence prides itself in employing some of the best nurses in Texas. And while we pride ourselves in having some of the most experienced nurses in the state, we always welcome exceptional new nurses who are eager to join us
  • Working Together: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. We work together to achieve a highly collaborative nursing environment that leads to more positive outcomes for you and your patients. We are committed to working together to create change. As you embark on the first step of your nursing career, we’d like to invite you to take it with us.
  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance

We Provide Our Nurses:

  • Staffing Support: We offer flexible staffing based on patient volume, so nurses don’t get overwhelmed.
  • Teamwork: Our open, highly collaborative work environment allows nurses to identify and share ideas across disciplines, so we can all give better care
  • Learning: Beyond helping to identify areas of improvement daily, our nurses also get access to a wide range of learning opportunities and support.

What You Will Do

As a Registered Nurse Patient Navigator in our established Care 4 Texans department at Ascension Providence Healthcare Network, you will have the opportunity to serve as a patient navigator throughout the continuum of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Functions as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations, and other customers.
  • Coordinates efforts for treatment and promotes quality improvement and educational efforts.
  • Compiles data, tracks outcomes, and makes recommendations for process improvement.
  • Provides referrals/support for follow-up care for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.
  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.  Creativity - Courageous Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry. 

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Clinical Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing.  
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) Preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3-5 YRS RN Experience Preferred
  • 3-5 YRS Patient Navigator Experience preferred
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

A mission of compassion.
A vision of excellence

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 357432
Category: Nursing
Facility: TXWAC Care4Texans
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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