Oncology Nurse (RN) Survivorship Navigator

Location
Irving, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 08, 2018
Closes
Mar 26, 2018
Ref
26500-98694
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Oncology Nurse Survivorship Navigator


 Medical City Healthcare
, one of the regions largest, most comprehensive health care providers in the DFW area.

Become a Nurse Navigator and bring advocacy to the forefront! If you enjoy working closely with patients but prefer to do so in a role away from the bedside, this might be the job for you.


The Oncology Survivorship Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for cancer patients. 

Primary function is to ensure the patient remains compliant to the treatment plan. Navigators achieve this goal by building relationships with patients and physicians, coordinating the plan of care, assisting with appointments, transportation needs, education, resource provision and/or representation within the multidisciplinary care environment. The Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high-quality outcomes for cancer patients, including support with interdisciplinary and cross-facility coverage and collaboration.  The Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, all physicians involved in that patients care, internal and external healthcare providers, support network members, and the wider healthcare community. This role will require collaboration with local physician liaisons and leadership to conduct internal and external outreach and marketing.

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