A patient navigator is a health professional that focuses on the patient’s needs. The navigator helps guide the patient through the healthcare system and works to overcome obstacles that are in the way of the patient receiving the care and treatment they require. Some of the responsibilities of the patient navigator include applications to financial aid, funding applications, housing and long term care, straightening out complex cases and providing medical case management to patients who require assistance and support. The navigator provides long and short term care to patients who come from all backgrounds and walks of life as well works with other health care professionals and community programs of health and social support.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Ravin Walker at:
(807) 223-7406 Ext 3317 or
Cell (807) 220-0822 (text or call)
Ravin graduated from Confederation College with a Diploma in Social Service Work in 2015 and has been working in the social work field since 2011.
Having worked in numerous areas of social work from adult and children's mental health and addictions, rehabilitation, special needs case management, child protective services, adult case management, family support services and with the homeless and at risk population.
Ravin has been employed with the DRHC since 2017 and in the Family Health Team since 2019.