Remote LPN Patient Navigator

Job Overview

  • Clinical License LPN
  • State(s) Nationwide

Full job description

Date Posted:

2024-03-22

Country:

United States of America

Location:

Florida – Remote

WHY JOIN FCS
At Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to having a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.
Offering competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages to include tuition reimbursement, 401-K match, pet and legal insurance.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FCS
Since 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute & Research Institute (FCS) has built a national reputation for excellence. With over 250 physicians, 220 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and nearly 100 locations in our network. Utilizing innovative clinical research, cutting-edge technologies, and advanced treatments, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care. We are recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our patients have access to ground-breaking therapies, in a community setting, and may participate in national clinical research studies of drugs and treatment protocols. In the past five years, the majority of new cancer drugs approved for use in the U.S. were studied in clinical trials with FCS participation prior to approval.
Through our partnership with Sarah Cannon, we are one of the largest clinical research organizations in the United States. Often, FCS leads the nation in initiating research studies and offering ground-breaking new therapies to patients.
Come join us today!
SUMMARY:
The LPN Nurse Navigator will assist the RN with the management of patient caseloads to ensure timely access to care and removal of barriers to treatment.
PRIMARY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist patient and family in the coordination of care and management of a patient’s individual health needs throughout the care continuum.
  • Assist the RN with the management of patient caseloads by providing prompt response to telephone inquiries and other issues of a clinical nature as directed.
  • Address barriers to care for patient, care giver, or family needs to achieve optimal patient outcome.
  • Assist high risk patients with the goal of minimizing Emergency Department and inpatient readmission.
  • Provide patient-centered individualized ongoing education, resources, and referrals to internal and external resources.
  • Work as an integral team player and is expected to adhere to and abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the Florida State Board of Nursing.
  • Additional tasks as needed to support team
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
  • A valid Licensed Practical Nurse multistate or Florida single state licensure required
EXPERIENCE:
  • Three (3) years of LPN experience
  • Oncology experience preferred.
CORE COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and reprioritize quickly
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and with a virtual team in a remote work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Possess high level critical-thinking skills
VALUES:
  • Patient First – Keeping the patient at the center of everything we do
  • Accountability – Taking responsibility for our actions
  • Commitment & Care – Upholding FCS vision through every action
  • Team – Working together, one team, one mission
Expectations for all Employees
Every FCS employee is expected to regularly conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner, to comply with all labor laws, workplace policy and workplace practices. Employees are expected to bring issues of any forms of workplace harassment, discrimination or other potential improprieties to the attention of their management or the human resources department.
EEOC
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is committed to helping individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at FCS, please email FCS Recruitment (

Recruiter@FLCancer.com

) for further assistance. Please note this email address is intended to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

FCS is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
SCREENINGS – Background, drug, and nicotine screens
Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. All offers of employment at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background screening. Additionally, as a condition of employment, FCS requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza vaccine, barring an approved exemption. In addition, FCS is a drug-free workplace, and all new hires will be subject to drug/ nicotine testing.

Full job description

Date Posted:

2024-03-22

Country:

United States of America

Location:

Florida – Remote

WHY JOIN FCS
At Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to having a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.
Offering competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages to include tuition reimbursement, 401-K match, pet and legal insurance.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FCS
Since 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute & Research Institute (FCS) has built a national reputation for excellence. With over 250 physicians, 220 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and nearly 100 locations in our network. Utilizing innovative clinical research, cutting-edge technologies, and advanced treatments, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care. We are recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our patients have access to ground-breaking therapies, in a community setting, and may participate in national clinical research studies of drugs and treatment protocols. In the past five years, the majority of new cancer drugs approved for use in the U.S. were studied in clinical trials with FCS participation prior to approval.
Through our partnership with Sarah Cannon, we are one of the largest clinical research organizations in the United States. Often, FCS leads the nation in initiating research studies and offering ground-breaking new therapies to patients.
Come join us today!
SUMMARY:
The LPN Nurse Navigator will assist the RN with the management of patient caseloads to ensure timely access to care and removal of barriers to treatment.
PRIMARY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist patient and family in the coordination of care and management of a patient’s individual health needs throughout the care continuum.
  • Assist the RN with the management of patient caseloads by providing prompt response to telephone inquiries and other issues of a clinical nature as directed.
  • Address barriers to care for patient, care giver, or family needs to achieve optimal patient outcome.
  • Assist high risk patients with the goal of minimizing Emergency Department and inpatient readmission.
  • Provide patient-centered individualized ongoing education, resources, and referrals to internal and external resources.
  • Work as an integral team player and is expected to adhere to and abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the Florida State Board of Nursing.
  • Additional tasks as needed to support team
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
  • A valid Licensed Practical Nurse multistate or Florida single state licensure required
EXPERIENCE:
  • Three (3) years of LPN experience
  • Oncology experience preferred.
CORE COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and reprioritize quickly
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and with a virtual team in a remote work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Possess high level critical-thinking skills
VALUES:
  • Patient First – Keeping the patient at the center of everything we do
  • Accountability – Taking responsibility for our actions
  • Commitment & Care – Upholding FCS vision through every action
  • Team – Working together, one team, one mission
Expectations for all Employees
Every FCS employee is expected to regularly conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner, to comply with all labor laws, workplace policy and workplace practices. Employees are expected to bring issues of any forms of workplace harassment, discrimination or other potential improprieties to the attention of their management or the human resources department.
EEOC
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is committed to helping individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at FCS, please email FCS Recruitment (

Recruiter@FLCancer.com

) for further assistance. Please note this email address is intended to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

FCS is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
SCREENINGS – Background, drug, and nicotine screens
Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. All offers of employment at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background screening. Additionally, as a condition of employment, FCS requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza vaccine, barring an approved exemption. In addition, FCS is a drug-free workplace, and all new hires will be subject to drug/ nicotine testing.

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