Also referred to as:
Care Navigator -RN, Clinical Navigator- RN, Patient Care Transition Nurse Navigator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Nurse Navigator - RN educates patients and their families about their diseases through the treatment process. Collaborates with the patient, families and all providers in the decision making process. Being a Nurse Navigator - RN navigates patients through the diagnostic evaluation. Requires a bachelor's degree in nursing. Additionally, Nurse Navigator - RN requires a valid state RN license. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Nurse Navigator - RN's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.