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RN Nurse Navigator - Cancer Center

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Job ID: 67408
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
The Cancer Nurse Navigator demonstrates critical thinking and uses the nursing process to assess and meet the needs of cancer patients by providing care coordination through the cancer continuum. This position acts as a liaison between patients, families and caregivers and the healthcare delivery system to optimize patient outcomes while reducing barriers to care.


Responsibilities:

  • Communication - Nurse Navigators will ensure that there is continuity of communication between a patient's various care providers (both within and outside the UNCHCS community) 
  • Nurse Navigator Continuing Education 
  • Patient Care Duties Interviews patients regarding their current health practices, identifies health problems, determines the degree of compliance and problems complying with the prescribed treatment plan, and documents this information in the patient's chart. Analyzes data from patient interviews, chart reviews, and physical assessments to determine patient's nursing care needs including direct care, referral to other departments. Additional duties related to coordinating patient care specifically for the cancer patient. Coordinates scheduling of tests labs, x-rays coordinates consults. Interacts with referring physician's offices for new and ongoing patient care issues. 


Other information:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). 
  • Master's Degree is preferred. 
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina. 
  • Current BCLS certification. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of RN experience. 
  • Oncology experience is preferred. 
  • Requires excellent leadership, organizational, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent presentation skills. Ability to implement professional and community based education programs. 
  • Computer literate. 
  • Microsoft Office Competency required.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NGH Nash Cancer Center

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes


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