Responsible for the development, implementation and management of a coordinated approach to breast health that effectively manages clinical, economic and quality outcomes primarily focused on the breast cancer population. Promotes the delivery of quality care for breast cancer patients across the entire continuum of care. Functions as a community representative of Franciscan St. James Health as it relates to breast cancer.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Requires self-direction, leadership and teaching ability. Responsible for maintaining clinical competence.
Communicates tactfully and effectively with physicians, patient, families, nursing staff, and other hospital departments and the community at large. Conveys a positive attitude and image internally and in the community.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Registered nurse in the state of Illinois. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Completes thirty-two contact hours of continuing education annually. Oncology nursing certification (OCN) preferred.
Four years of nursing experience with two of those years in the area of specialization. Oncology or women¿s health experience required. Breast Health certification, Fit certification, CBE (Clinical Breast Exam) and BSE (Breast Self-Exam) certification preferred.