Orthopedic Nurse Navigator/Case Management

  • Mount Carmel Health System
  • New Albany, OH, USA
  • Apr 14, 2021

Job Description

Employment Type:

Part time



Nurse Navigator - Case Management - Casual position at New Albany

Why Mount Carmel?

With five hospitals, over 60 free-standing outpatient clinics, a college of nursing, a Medicare Advantage plan, and extensive outreach and community wellness programs, Mount Carmel Health System serves more than a million patients in central Ohio each year, and we've been a pillar of this community for more than 130 years. As a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network of caring spans 22 states, 94 hospitals, and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

We know that exceptional patient care starts with taking care of our colleagues, so we invest in great people and all that we ask in return is that you come to work ready to make a difference and do the right thing. 

What we offer:

Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision coverage Retirement savings account with employer match starting on day one Generous paid time off programs Employee recognition incentive program Tuition/professional development reimbursement Relocation assistance (geographic restrictions apply) Discounted tuition and enrollment opportunities at the Mount Carmel College of Nursing

The Nurse Navigator assists in creating a seamless flow through the health care system for the orthopedic surgical patient. Provides one-on-one case management guidance and coordination of services and follows the patient through the care continuum. Collaborates with other, both internal and external to the organization to achieve timely, cost effective utilization of resources while supporting

patient needs.

Job Qualifications:

Graduate from school of nursing. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio Minimum 2 years of clinical nursing experience with 1 year experience in utilization review, discharge planning, case management, disease management or medical social work experience required. Demonstrated ability to analyze, summarize and concisely report medical utilization, and medical chart audit results.

Essential Responsibilities:

Coordinates with case management and social services resources to assure development and documentation of a treatment plan for patients. Collaborative patient care including rounding, equipment needs and discharge planning with communication among all appropriate colleagues. Completes an initial assessment of the patient within 24 hours of admission, including medical history, medications, symptoms, degree of support from family & friends, and current treatment prescribed by the patient’s physician. Consults with patient to set negotiated goals for discharge and discharge needs. Participates in designated committees and task forces at the direction of the Supervisor and Sr. Director of Medical Management.

This is a Casual / PRN position.

Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.