Oncology Nurse Navigator

Requisition ID
2020-136696
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Women's Breast Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00am -4:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health
Location
NE-OMAHA

Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

Responsibilities

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

 

Job Summary

Responsible for providing a coordinated navigation process for oncology patients & family members within the continuum of cancer care. Collaborates with members of the muti-disciplinary team, physicians & the community to triage, coordinate and manage patient care.  Promotes patient, family & physician satisfaction & is accountable for patient care delivery through resource utilization, active communication with team members & leading clinical quality initiatives.  Provides patients and families access to resources and assess patients’ current and future needs, facilitates distress screenings and coordinates referrals. Provides services which encompass the spiritual, physiological, social & psychological care aspects of the patient, the prevention of disease & the conservation of health.

 

Key Job Responsibilities

 

  • Serves as a clinical expert to help cancer patients & their families through the healthcare system throughout the course of their disease by educating the patient, family & staff with facts about the diagnosis, treatment plan and available resources.
  • Coordinates care across the continuum with other health care disciplines such as pharmacy, cancer support team, genetics, clinical trials, other health care team members and community advocacy groups. 
  • Acts as an advocate for patients & family members by facilitating communication among the health care team and acts as a resource for staff.
  • Maintains, participates and demonstrates work practices consistent with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives concerning quality improvement, safety, security, environmental conditions and infection control.
  • Serves as an educator and consultant in oncology for patients, families, physicians and other healthcare providers, community agencies/resources, and other area providers.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal & professional growth through participation in departmental meetings, in service programs and continuing education programs.  Fulfills yearly education requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education:  BSN or will obtain within 3 years

Require License: Licensed RN, Oncology Certified Nurse Certification- must obtain within 3 years of hire, BLS

Required Minimum Knowledge: Excellent critical thinking skills, ability to carry out independent nursing judgment & decision making and effective communication skills.+

Preferred: 3 years of Oncology experience

 

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

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