Bothwell Regional Health Center

  • RN Nurse Navigator, Varied Hours, 64 Hours Per Pay Period

    Job Locations US-MO-Sedalia
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    ID
    2018-2205
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    The Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for cancer patients, from diagnosis through end of active treatment.

     The Nurse Navigator’s primary function is to ensure the patient remains compliant to the treatment plan.  Navigators achieve this goal by building relationships with patients and physicians, coordinating the plan of care, assisting with appointments, transportation needs, education, resource provision and/or representation within the multidisciplinary care environment

    Responsibilities

    1. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high-quality outcomes for cancer patients, including support with interdisciplinary and cross-facility coverage and collaboration.
    2. Will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, all physicians involved in that patient’s care, internal and external healthcare providers, support network members, and the wider healthcare community.
    3. Attend Multi-Disciplinary Meetings and advocate for patient needs.
    4. Participate in national oncology nursing organizations and programs.
    5. Comprehensively assess patient/family psychosocial and care needs.
    6. Effectively and efficiently track the care delivery process for each patient with the attention to detail to identify where intervention is required.
    7. Self-direct and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks.

    Qualifications

    1. Education

          a.)  Minimum requirements: BSN degree

      

    1. Licensure/Certification

          a.)   Current Missouri Nursing License

          b.)   Basic Life Support (BLS)

     

    1. Work Experience

          a.)   Ongoing learning experience in Medical and Radiation Oncology

          b.)   Willingness to participate in educational programs and professional societies

          c.)   Previous experience as a Navigator and possesses capabilities as determined to be adequate by the Director of Oncology Service Line

     

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