Cancer Nurse Navigator

Location
Meadowbrook, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12/7/2017
Closes
12/8/2017
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Valid certification in specialty area required
  • Valid licensure required
  • Previous experience required
  • Position Summary:The Oncology Nurse Navigator acts as a resource for patients and their families confronting a cancer diagnosis and to the community in providing health awareness, proper screening and risk behavior modification guidance. Through the use of education and assessment tools, the Oncology Nurse Navigator will serve as a central point of contact for identified patients confronted with cancer, facilitating their access to services provided within our health system, resources available through the community or service agencies, providing education regarding cancer treatment, symptom management and long-term survival issues. The Oncology Nurse Navigator will work collaboratively to coordinate patient care needs across the continuum, providing a central point of contact for the patient and clinicians involved in the care regardless of setting. Will serve as the facilitator for cancer education programs, support groups and other patient related support programs.Recruitment Requirements:Graduate of an accreditedSchool ofNursingCurrent licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State ofPennsylvaniaBachelors Degree in Nursing (within 6 months)Minimum of 5 years experience in Oncology Nursing requiredChemotherapy and IV therapy certifications requiredSpecialty certification required, OCN/AOCNBLS certification requiredAffiliation with the Oncology Nursing Society, , or similar Professional organization is preferredExcellent Written and Oral Communication Skills, Excellent Public speaking and presentation skills requiredProficient in use of personal computer programs including word processing, power point and excel programs preferred

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