Overview: Facing cancer takes great strength and courage. It also takes an exceptional Nurse Navigator workingbehind the scene with their team to help provide the best experience for patients in our clinics.
If you enjoy providing assistance to patients, families, and caregivers to overcome health care system barriers and provide timely access to quality healthcare, we want you to join our team.
This position will be primarily located in Phoenix, Arizona and will require travel throughout the Phoenix area.
About Us: Our mission is to increase access to and advance the delivery of high-quality cancer care in America. As part of US Oncology, one of the nation's largest healthcare services networks dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research, we can quickly bring the latest advances in cancer care to our patients. Most importantly, we understand the special needs of cancer patients, and are devoted to caring for the whole person, not just the disease. Our physicians and staff treat patients in over 28 locations throughout the state including Deer Valley, Flagstaff, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson.
Benefits: We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Critical Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Spending Account, Legal Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance.
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. Responsibilities: In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in a patient's journey by:
Perform coordination of care during the full continuum of cancer care experience.
Identify potential and real gaps in care delivery; seek out opportunities for avoidance and/or closure.
Prepare for, organize and lead the Patient Care Conference (huddle) at regular intervals; communicate interventional outcomes to full care team in a timely manner.
Perform assessment of patient risk stratification.
Perform basic psychosocial assessments and provide emotional support; delegate and/or make referrals for additional screening and support as needed.
Develop appropriate nursing diagnoses and corresponding action plans as needed.
Support and/or provide oral chemotherapy education, adherence and side effect monitoring.
Hold or participate in survivorship and advance care planning visits; make referrals as needed.
Participate in research, quality, and performance improvement, including reporting on navigation metrics.
Support patient advocacy and empowerment.
Participate in community outreach and cancer prevention education.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's prepared Registered Nurse (BSN).
5 (five) years work experience as a Registered Nurse in an oncology practice or clinic.
What You Bring to the Team:
OCN Certificate preferred.
Nurse Navigator Certification strongly preferred.
Knowledge of environment and systems in which patients receive care.
Knowledge of resources to meet patient needs, taking into consideration health literacy, culture, language and amount of information desired.