Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Nursing/Patient Care
Department:
332103 Intake Services-RN
Shift Hours / Days:
Mon-Fri; 8a-5p
Hours / Pay Period:

RN Patient Navigator

 

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

 

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. Imagine access to your own personal health coach! We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

 

Position Overview

Coordinates the new patient process and referral/transfer of patients to the hospital setting.  Provides clinical assessment services to referral sources, families and patients to determine the appropriate level of care needed for potential services within Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Uses evidence based clinical knowledge to ascertain appropriateness of patient for evaluation and treatment at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.   Assesses special travel and medical needs while conducting interviews and makes sure schedulers or patient navigator are kept apprised of these needs.  Works very closely with other team members in an effort to provide the most integrative model of care to our patients. Reviews new chart created by OIS and Patient Navigator, abstracts chart and ensures that all necessary items are in place for appointment with physician.  Responsible for the initial in person health assessment, medication review with patient, obtaining vital signs and entering all information into electronic health record.

 

Key Position Qualifications

  • Current state RN license from an accredited college required
  • BSN required or enrolled in a BSN program within 6 months of hire and completed within 3 years of date of hire
  • BLS/CPR certification required
  • 3 years clinical oncology experience preferred
  • 1 year experience in Case Management and/or similar role preferred
  • Prior RN experience in admissions or intake preferred

 

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals, and corporate entities, earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

 

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who value working with others and thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient. Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? If so, we hope you begin the application process, today.