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Oncology Nurse Navigator

December 14, 2018 | Job Postings

Company Name
Woman's Hospital

Job Title
Oncology Nurse Navigator

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Job Description
Using the nursing process, the applicant is responsible for coordinating care for cancer patients, their family and/or caregivers providing a comprehensive assessment and facilitating timely referrals.

Assists cancer patients to anticipate, identify and overcome barriers within the healthcare system.

Provides education, support, advocacy, and utilizes resources to facilitate informed decision making and timely access to quality health and psychosocial care through all phases of the cancer care continuum.

Job Qualifications
Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing – BSN required.
  • Licensed as a RN by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.
  • Oncology certification through ONCC in Oncology (ONC®) or Breast Care (CBCN®)or Navigation certification through Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigation (AONN+) or National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) preferred.
Minimum Work Experience: 2 years in oncology

Job Knowledge

  • Acquires and maintains broad knowledge of cancer-related resources and services.
  • Knowledge of treatment options, and side effect management, preferably in gynecological and/or breast cancers.
  • Requires strong organizational, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of performance improvement processes.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to develop collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to work in teams and autonomously.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Knowledge of insurance reimbursement and financial hardship resources as well as other community resources.
  • Knowledge of self-care strategies.

Job Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

About the Company
Woman's Mission: To improve the health of women and infants.

Woman's Vision: By 2020, Woman's will be the national leader in women's and family-centered care, achieved through innovation, evidence-based practices, and strategic partnerships.

Woman's Values:

  • Respect – Accepting and appreciating differences. We welcome diversity and seek to understand differences in cultures, opinions and perspectives.
  • Innovation – Creating and embracing change to improve outcomes. We improve lives by accepting challenges, never giving up and relentlessly nurturing new ideas.
  • Compassion – Showing kindness to and caring for one another. We are gentle and considerate through our actions and expressions.
  • Excellence – Being the best at what we do. We continue to exceed the expectations of our co-workers, patients and guests.

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