Oncology Navigator, RN
Company: Portneuf Medical Center
Posted on: March 26, 2020
Sign On Bonus $5,000/ Relocation Package/ Student Loan Payment
Eligible/ Competitive Wages What You'll DoThe Nurse Navigator
functions on the multidisciplinary team as an advocate,
interpreter, educator, and counselor for oncology patients. She/he
is responsible for ensuring all patients with an oncology diagnosis
receive quality and comprehensive services. He/she will coordinate
patient care throughout the continuum in collaboration with the
multidisciplinary team. She/he will serve as a single point of
contact for patients and/or family members for the purpose of
effective communicating the patient's plan of care. She/he will
serve as a clinical resource with expertise in hematology/oncology
care management. He/she will serve as a liaison throughout the
facility and in the community regarding services provided for this
patient population. He/she will provide expert nursing care, which
includes: direct clinical practice, consultation, education and
research.--The successful candidate will be able to: Help patients
secure appointments across specialties, helps patients and families
prepare for their visit, and provides an overview of what to expect
from the visit. Help patients secure appointments across
specialties, helps patients and families prepare for their visit,
and provides an overview of what to expect from the visit.
Facilitates consults with multiple specialists and connects
patients to financial counseling or other care settings. Stays
connected with patients and care teams to create a seamless journey
and to follow-up on questions or issues; clarifying the plan of
care, describing test results, and updating patients and clinicians
on the status of the patients' care. Participates in
multi-disciplinary rounds with physicians, clinical nurse
specialists, case managers, social workers, pastoral care,
pharmacists, etc. Educates patients on medications, procedures,
treatment plan and side effect management. Serves as a link to
services across the health system: social work, pastoral care,
financial services, dietary, other specialties, ensures that care
is consistent. Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team to provide
supportive end-of-life care and hospice care as indicated.
Coordination of survivorship activities between the patient and
other health care providers. What We Offer Competitive pay and
benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision/401(k) match.
Generous paid time off, holidays, extended illness bank, paid basic
life insurance and long term disability. $5,000 Sign On Bonus plus
relocation assistance. Portneuf Medical Center is an Equal
Opportunity Employer Position Requirements: What You'll Bring Must
hold or obtain current licensure as a Registered Nurse with the
Idaho State Board of Nursing. Oncology Nurse Certification through
the ONS or obtain within one year. Three to Five years of clinical
experience in oncology care. Must hold or obtain current BLS.
Remain current with center-wide occupational education programs.
Writing/editing skills necessary to produce appropriate
documentation and communications. Must have an understanding of
computers and applications. Comprehension of standard radiation
therapy practices and documentation. Must be able to take verbal
instruction and practically apply it without direct supervision.
Must hold Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification through ONS. --
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class.
Keywords: Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello , Oncology Navigator, RN, Healthcare , Pocatello, Idaho
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