Remote Oncology Nurse Navigator (RN) – UMHC – SCCC Site Disease – Florida

Job Overview

  • Clinical License RN
  • State(s) FL

Job details

Salary

$71,000 – $107,000 a year

Job Type
Full-time
Number of hires for this role
1

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s (Required)

    • Florida RN license (Preferred)

Full Job Description

The UMHC – SCCC Site Disease Department is has an exciting opportunity for an Oncology Nurse Navigator. The Oncology Nurse Navigator:

  • Triages new patient appointments to the appropriate provider(s) and assures timely scheduling of initial appointments.
  • Assess patient needs upon initial encounter and periodically throughout navigation, matching unmet needs with appropriate referrals and support services.
  • Identifies potential and realized barriers to care and facilitates referrals as appropriate to mitigate barriers.
  • Reviews, patients’ medical records, test results and any other documentation required for the first visit.
  • Facilitates timely scheduling of appointments, diagnostic testing, and procedures to expedite the plan of care and to promote continuity of care.
  • Participates in coordination of the plan of care with the multidisciplinary team, promoting timely follow-up on treatment and supportive care recommendations.
  • Serves as a liaison for patients, families, caregivers, staff, and referring physicians
  • Orients and educates patients, families, and caregivers to the cancer healthcare system, multidisciplinary team member roles and available resources.
  • Help to explain treatment recommendations to patients and caregivers and appropriately answer questions.
  • Communicates with physicians as needed by phone, emails or in person for new patient referrals and scheduling priorities.
  • Help eligible patient’s access appropriate clinical trials
  • Work with oncology administrators to understand any changes in reporting metrics.
  • Identify bottlenecks in the patient pathway and gaps in care; propose process improvement measures to address them
  • Communicates with other staff to coordinate patient care activities.
  • Participate with other members of the healthcare team to provide patients with supportive care services.
  • Refers patients to local and national community support groups/services
  • Reviews outside medical records for appropriate scheduling.
  • Assess barriers to care and refers to support services, local, and national organizations when needed.
  • Educates on the treatment plan for patients based on diagnosis.
  • Supports patients throughout the care continuum.
  • Counsels individuals and patients on positive health practices.
  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of experts to outline best treatment for patients.
  • Performs holistic evaluation of specialty population, making use of enhanced proven techniques and procedures to achieve better results.
  • Implements the improvement of patient care, and healthcare policies and resources.
  • Mentors other healthcare professionals by functioning as a preceptor or coordinating preceptors for visiting professionals, students, new graduates, and orienteers.
  • Maintains professional knowledge by affiliating with professional and technical organizations, and participating in applicable continuing education programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Registered Nurse Licensing (RN)
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience. Oncology RN experience required.
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Skill in collecting, organizing and analyzing data
  • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office) and Electronic Medical Record system(s)

***Remote work available***

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $71,000.00 – $107,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • Oncology: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Florida RN license (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

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