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Oncology Nurse Navigator (Lung Cancer) - Nursing Administration

Methodist Hospital
Methodist Healthcare System
Type Full time Posted 7/10/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts ASAP
TX - Texas (All) - San Antonio Referral 02531-52649    

Excellence isn’t just a word at Methodist Healthcare System. It’s what drives our staff each day and what makes us the most preferred healthcare provider for San Antonio and its surrounding counties. As San Antonio grows, so do we. In fact, we’re looking to expand our teams with exceptional professionals like you as we build for our future.

Methodist Healthcare System is proud to call San Antonio its home, the popular “Alamo City” because of two world famous attractions, The Alamo and the River Walk. The city is well-diversified and offers a resilient local economy and a good place to start a new career or raise a family due to the low cost of living in terms of housing and agriculture. If you are seeking a challenging and exciting career opportunity in a great city, join us in leading our vision to make San Antonio the healthiest city in the nation. Join Methodist Excellence today, it starts with you!

The Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team as an advocate and educator for patients from point of entry, through diagnostic studies, diagnosis and treatment plan for cancer through survivorship.

The Nurse Navigator’s primary function is to build a coordinated plan of care by creating relationships with patients, physicians, and the entire healthcare team. This includes appointments, transportation, education, provision and / or enablement of support services and representation within the multidisciplinary care environment.

The Nurse Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high quality outcomes for each cancer patient including support for interdisciplinary and cross facility collaboration e.g. tumor boards, and referrer communication.

The Nurse Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, primary care physician, internal and external care providers, specialists, referrers, support network members e.g. social workers, and the wider healthcare community. This role will include conducting internal and external outreach and marketing. The nurse navigator assists the tumor registry team in ensuring allocated program specific accreditation standards are met.


  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing
  • Minimum 2 years oncology nursing experience
  • Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).
  • Preferred:
    • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
    • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification achieved or in progress
    • Participation in professional organizations

To Apply:
Please submit your resume to Pamela.McDonald2@MHShealth.com or apply online at: https://hca.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=02531-52649&lang=en&sns_id=gmail

Methodist Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact Information

Methodist Healthcare System
7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio,TX