Remote Oncology Nurse Navigator (RN) – UMHC – SCCC Site Disease – Florida
- Clinical License RN
- State(s) FL
$71,000 – $107,000 a year
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.
- 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
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Day shift
- Bachelor’s (Required)
- Oncology: 1 year (Required)
- Florida RN license (Preferred)
- Fully Remote