Overview: Facing cancer takes great strength and courage. It also takes an exceptional Nurse Navigator working behind the scene with their team to help provide the best experience for patients in our clinics.
If you enjoy providing assistance to patients, families, and caregivers to overcome health care system barriers and provide timely access to quality health-care, we want you to join our team.
About Us: Our mission is to increase access to and advance the delivery of high-quality cancer care in America. As part of US Oncology, one of the nation's largest health-care services networks dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research, we can quickly bring the latest advances in cancer care to our patients. Most importantly, we understand the special needs of cancer patients, and are devoted to caring for the whole person, not just the disease. Our physicians and staff treat patients in over 28 locations throughout the state including Deer Valley, Flagstaff, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson.
Benefits: We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Critical Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Spending Account, Legal Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance.
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. Responsibilities: In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in a patient's journey by:
Perform coordination of care during the full continuum of cancer care experience.
Identify potential and real gaps in care delivery; seek out opportunities for avoidance and/or closure.
Prepare for, organize and lead the Patient Care Conference (huddle) at regular intervals; communicate interventional outcomes to full care team in a timely manner.
Perform assessment of patient risk stratification.
Perform basic psychosocial assessments and provides emotional support; delegates and/or make referrals for additional screening and support as needed.
Develop appropriate nursing diagnoses and corresponding action plans as needed.
Support and/or provide oral chemotherapy education, adherence and side effect monitoring.
Hold or participate in survivorship and advance care planning visits; make referrals as needed.
Participate in research, quality, and performance improvement, including reporting on navigation metrics.
Support patient advocacy and empowerment.
Participate in community outreach and cancer prevention education.
5 (five) years work experience as a Registered Nurse in an oncology practice or clinic.
What You Bring to the Team:
OCN Certificate preferred.
Knowledge of environment and systems in which patients receive care.
Knowledgeable of practice operations guidelines, practice organization and healthcare economics.
Knowledge of resources to meet patient needs, taking into consideration health literacy, culture, language and amount of information desired.
The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Masks are required in all Arizona Oncology facilities regardless of vaccination status. Candidates who accept employment including current employees who are applying for internal positions, are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to their start date. Religious and medical exemptions are available to those who meet the criteria.