Oncology Navigator

ID 2022-10221
Location
Cone Health Cancer Center
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Cancer Center
Department : Name
WLCH-CHCC-Multidisciplnry Clin
Category
NURSING
Position Sub-Category
RN - NAVIGATOR
Position Type
Benefit Eligible (12-39 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Exempt
FTE
0.80
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Four 8-hour days a week, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, occasional weekend/evening for events
On call Required
No
Sub Category
RN - Navigator

Overview

The Oncology Nurse Navigator position serves oncology adult and geriatric patient populations that will be treated within Cone Health. The position acts as the primary resource for patients and families for all information and education. Responsible for planning and managing the weekly oncology site specific conference and multidisciplinary clinic. Works collaboratively with all physician groups and their staff to ensure patient care is of the highest quality. Through metric outcomes, works to continually improve quality patient care.

Responsibilities


Assist and collaborate with the physician to appropriately identify patients for clinical trials being conducted at CHCC.

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Assists in the selection of cases for presentation at the specialty cancer conference and coordinates the retrieval process for all pertinent records.

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Collaborates with all healthcare providers to provide a seamless process for all patients.

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Collaborates with the MDC care team to assess, plan, and evaluate healthcare pathways required to achieve effective resource management and quality outcomes.

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Coordinates the efficient and effective operation of a Multi-Disciplinary Specialty clinic by assisting with patient scheduling, case selection and navigation of the patient through the system.

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Participates in quality improvement, research, and grant writing as well as help coordinate cancer screening services with community outreach.

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Provides consultation and education in the area of cancer diagnosis and screening to patients, families, healthcare providers, and the general public. This includes providing high risk assessments to patients and family members.

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Serves as a leader in the development and maintenance of cancer detection and information services throughout the health system.

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Serves as the initial contact for newly diagnosed patients and provides resources to those patients in the underserved population.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Associates, Nursing, Required

Bachelors, Nursing, Preferred

Graduate of a School of Nursing. BSN required or with approval of the hiring manager, experienced RN's with an AD or Diploma with an active plan to obtain their BSN within four years from date of hire may be considered.

EXPERIENCE:
Required:

Minimum of 2 years of oncology or surgery experience as a nurse or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred:

Oncology Nurse or Nurse Navigator certification

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

RN | RN license

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

PREFERRED

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