Registered Nurse - RN - Nurse Navigator- Breast Health Services

Employer
Ascension
Location
Baltimore, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 30, 2019
Closes
Oct 21, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We Are Hiring

Are you an experienced Nurse Navigator?

IF so, join our amazing team at the Saint Agnes Cancer Institute in Baltimore! #Nursing #DreamJob

St. Agnes Hospital is leading Maryland in the battle against cancer. Very few cancer centers have more advanced ways to diagnose, treat, and help people beat cancer than the Saint Agnes Cancer Institute. Our physicians, oncologists, and surgeons are world class, and they attack each case from every angle as a multidisciplinary team. As part of this amazing multidisciplinary team, you will serve as a navigator for our patients throughout the continuum of care.

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Serves as a patient navigator throughout the continuum of care.

Responsibilities:
  • Functions as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations.
  • Coordinates efforts for treatment and promotes quality improvement and educational efforts.
  • Compiles data, tracks outcomes, and makes recommendations for process improvement.
  • Work in the capacity as a RN for Breast Services from time to time.
  • Work in collaborationwith our Surgeon on development areas of the Breast Services program.
  • Provides referrals/support for follow-up care for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintains professional development.

Our treatments include every radiation, chemotherapy, and surgical options available. Our brand-new Baltimore facility and technologies are state-of-the-art. Most importantly our approach is just as uncompromising as our goal. To turn every cancer patient into a cancer survivor. Learn more about The St. Agnes Cancer Institute at: https://www.stagnes.org/our-services/cancer-institute/cancer-treatment/

Position Information:

Full time / Benefit eligible

40 hours a week

Day shift primarily weekdays with minimal weekend event coverage per year.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • LicensedRegistered Nursecredentialed from theMaryland Board of Nursingor current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State"obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • CertifiedBLS Providerspecializing inHealth Service Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA).Or military CPR-First Aid training.
    • CertifiedCase Manager.

Education:
  • Diploma
    • Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing Registered Nursing degree through diploma, AA, or BS program Preferred: Bachelor's degree of Science in Nursing

Work Experience:
  • Required: Two years experience in Nurse Navigator or similar position in healthcare setting.

Preferred:
  • Certified Nurse Navigator
  • Certified Breast Patient Navigator
  • Disease Management experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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