RN Oncology Nurse Navigator Job

Location
Saint Paul, MN, 55101
Posted
Jan 04, 2013
Closes
Jan 15, 2013
Category
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Full Time
RN Oncology Nurse Navigator

Job ID: 25637
Department: Oncology Services
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics
Position Type: Full-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule: Monday-Friday
Shift: Day
Hrs/Pay Period: 80

Job Description:

Position Summary:

In addition to providing expert nursing care in direct clinical practice, this position will:
• Support cancer “pathways,” acting as the navigator, advocate, educator, and counselor over the entire continuum of care, ensuring patients receive best practice care according to NCCN guidelines
• Be responsible for ensuring all adult patients with an oncology diagnosis receive quality, timely, and comprehensive services.
• Serve as a clinical resource with expertise in oncology care management
• Serve as a liaison throughout the system and in the community regarding services

Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited program in nursing.
Two years hospital nursing, at least one year in oncology care.
Recent experience in chemotherapy administration preferred.
Strong IV therapy skills.
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) or willing to obtain certification within one year of employment.
Registered Nurse license in the state of Minnesota.