Job Description

Oncology Nurse Navigator

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

The RN Patient Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team as an advocate and educator for patients from the initial phone assessment throughout the continuum of care, including diagnostic studies, diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment and survivorship. The RN Patient Navigator coordinates care and provides clinical assessment services to referral sources, families and patients. Builds a relationship with patients and physicians to coordinate a plan of care including appointments, education, provision and/or enablement of support services and representation within the multidisciplinary care environment. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high quality outcomes for each cancer patient including support for interdisciplinary and cross facility collaboration. Ensures appropriate coordination of care between the patient, family, the multidisciplinary team members and outside agencies to ensure continuity of care and optimal clinical outcomes and resource management. The RN Patient Navigator acts as an advocate and point of contact for the patient and caregiver to ensure appropriate management of the patient’s healthcare needs, providing expertise in disease and symptom management to the patient while at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and at home.

Requirements:

  • Current RN licensure for the state from an accredited college
  • BLS/CPR certified
  • BSN in Nursing
  • Oncology experience a must
  • OCN certification preferred
  • 1 year experience in Case Management and/or similar role preferred (woman’s health experience a plus)
  • Current ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider certification or attain during orientation
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the ability to utilize a clinical reasoning process for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the plan of care while ensuring that coordination of services.
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge and actions in the care and decision making for designated patient populations and seeks guidance appropriately.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the ability to utilize a clinical reasoning process for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the plan of care while ensuring that coordination of services are done in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge and actions in the care and decision making for designated patient populations and seeks guidance appropriately.
  • Possesses a working knowledge and familiarity with RMS, SCM, Adobe, Word, Excel software packages.  

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We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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