UofL Physicians

Multidisciplinary Oncology Nurse Navigator, Brown Cancer Center, Days, Full Time

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-3813
# of Openings
1
Category
Nurses
Department
5160- BCC MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINIC

Overview

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The nurse navigator functions on a multidisciplinary team as an advocate, educator, and communicator for the oncology patient and their families.  The navigator ensures that all patients with an oncology diagnosis receives quality care and comprehensive services within the respective disciplines.  He/she will coordinate patients through the continuum of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.  He/she will serve as the liaison between disciplines and any supportive/community services.  He/she will provide leadership within the team, proactively develop processes that streamline and improve the clinical experience for both the patient and referring physicians.  He/she

 

will work closely with marketing and outreach departments to educate referring physicians and facilities on available services, prevention, screening/detection and treatment programs.  He/she will be involved in coordinating weekly conferences and database tracking analysis for treatment outcome purposes.  He/she will utilize protocols to refer patients to appropriate specialists and enrollment in clinical trials.  He/she will demonstrate the knowledge, skill and coordination to provide the care and guidance to the cancer patient from screening to survivorship.

 

Qualifications

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EDUCATION & TRAINING: Graduation from an accredited/approved school of nursing.  BSN required.

 

EXPERIENCE: Five to Seven years of oncology nursing experience required. Computer skills required.  Excellent communication (both written and verbal skills) and customer service skills required.

 

LICENSE & CERTIFICATION: Current RN license in Kentucky, OCN Required

 

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