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Oncology Nurse Navigator(Job Id 777)

Full Time
Days
Summary:
The Oncology Nurse Navigator will act as a primary point of contact for cancer patients after initial diagnosis and until patient has sufficient knowledge and resources to self direct their care. The primary responsibility will be monitoring, coordinating care, and educating cancer patients and families as they move through the Bassett Healthcare system. The Oncology Nurse Navigator will contact cancer patients either in person or by telephone to establish a plan of care. It is the goal of the Oncology Nurse Navigator to assess the care and services required by cancer patients and make appropriate referrals. The Oncology Nurse Navigator will work in collaboration with social work and patient care coordinators for a smooth transition throughout the patients cancer care.
Education:
Essential:
Associate of Science Nursing
Other information:
Minimum three years oncology nursing experience required Public speaking experience is desired.
Credentials:
Essential:
Basic Life Support
Oncology Certified Nurse
RN License
Valid Drivers License
Competencies and skills:
Nonessential:
Skill in coordinating care needs across several disciplines
Capable of using effective oral and written communication
Critical Thinking Skills Required
Ability to assess and make decisions based on available data
Able to interact in a balanced, fair manner with others
Ability to function in a leadership capacity
Well developed organizational skills
Ability to assess patient status and take appropriate action
Able to identify complex variables and work toward solutions
Highly self-directed with very little operational oversight
Ability to lead and motivate teams
Ability to function as an active and effective team member
Working conditions:
Nonessential:
Position requires the ability to kneel
Lifting, wheeling, transporting, or positioning patients
Position requires squatting
Position requires standing
Position requires walking
Christine A. Young
Christine.Young@bassett.org
Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.
Location: US:NY:Cooperstown
Category: Nursing/Patient Care
Employment Type: Employee
Post Date: 08/06/2018


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