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RN PATIENT NAVIGATOR Pueblo, Co Per Request Needed Job

Centura Health
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Type Full time Posted 6/9/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/21/2014
CO - Colorado (All) - Pueblo Referral - n/a -    

Date:Jul 5, 2014

Location:Pueblo, CO, US

Company:Centura Health

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology.  St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visitinghttp://www.stmarycorwin.org/.



 





JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 5857



 






























Position summary:



The Oncology Nurse Navigator assists cancer patients/care givers on their journey through cancer care as an advocate, interpreter, educator, and counselor for oncology patients and their care givers.  The incumbent serves as the primary point of contact and is responsible for coordinating the care and services of the identified patient populations for an extended period of time across the continuum of care.  The incumbent promotes effective resource utilization and assumes a leadership role with the multidisciplinary team to identify and eliminate barriers to care in order to achieve an optimal clinical outcome for the patient and their caregivers.



 



Education requirements




  • Graduate from a NLN or AACN Accredited nursing program.

  • Bachelors of Science in nursing preferred

  • Computer literate (Microsoft)



Work experience requirements




  • Minimum of five years of experience in oncology nursing in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting

  • Experience/knowledge in community health setting/services desirable



License/certifications




  • Must have a current RN license to practice in the state of Colorado

  • Certification in oncology nursing.  Will accept CBPN-C



 



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market:Pueblo
Nearest Secondary Market:Colorado Springs
Job Segment:Nursing, Oncology, Medical, Special Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare