NURSE NAVIGATOR - RADIATION THERAPY in Reno, NV at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    645 North Arlington Avenue
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/26/2020

Job Description


Responsibilities

Department: Radiation Therapy
Shift: 8 Hr, Days
Status: Full Time
 
The Nurse Navigator will be responsible for coordinating service and identified patients through a complete health system by assisting with access issues, identifying resources, providing educational material and developing relationships with service providers and community. The Nurse Navigator coordinates the care in a timely and efficient manner, identifying and eliminating barriers to care. The Nurse Navigator is a consistent care coordinator throughout the continuum of care and is able to assess the physical, psychological and social needs of the patient enhancing patient outcomes, increasing satisfaction and reducing cost of care. The Nurse Navigator is accountable for tumor cancer conference and ensures all standards are met for accreditation associated with cancer service types. The Nurse Navigator is responsible for community education and screening as well as monitoring community outreach and promoting survivorship.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
 
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of nursing experience with the most recent 3 years in Oncology or Women’s Breast Health.
  • Experience in community outreach is desirable.
  • Current license to practice as a registered professional Nurse in the State of Nevada.
  • ASN required, BSN preferred.
  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy provider card preferred.
  • Oncology certification (OCN) or defined process for achievement of certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of ACOS and NAPBC Cancer Program Accreditation Standards
  • BLS (AHA) certification required
    Employees must be in their current position for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be considered for a transfer.
     
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