The Oncology Nurse Navigator acts as a resource for patients and their families confronting a cancer diagnosis and to the community in providing health awareness, proper screening and risk behavior modification guidance. Through the use of education and assessment tools, the Oncology Nurse Navigator will serve as a central point of contact for identified patients confronted with cancer, facilitating their access to services provided within our health system, resources available through the community or service agencies, providing education regarding cancer treatment, symptom management and long-term survival issues. The Oncology Nurse Navigator will work collaboratively to coordinate patient care needs across the continuum, providing a central point of contact for the patient and clinicians involved in the care regardless of setting. Will serve as the facilitator for cancer education programs, support groups and other patient related support programs.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
Bachelors Degree in Nursing (within 6 months)
Minimum of 5 years experience in Oncology Nursing required
Chemotherapy and IV therapy certifications required
Specialty certification required, OCN/AOCN
BLS certification required
Affiliation with the Oncology Nursing Society or similar Professional organization is preferred
Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills, Excellent Public speaking and presentation skills required
Proficient in use of personal computer programs including word processing, power point and excel programs preferred
Additional Salary Information: Based upon credentials and experience
Holy Redeemer's holistic approach to healing is unique among healthcare providers. Caring for the total person goes beyond the act of delivering excellent medical care. It involves meeting the emotional, spiritual and social services needs of those we serve. From maternity and neonatal services, to end-of-life care and every stage of life in between, Holy Redeemer's services focus on your total w...ell-being.
Holy Redeemer Hospital, one of the area's leading providers of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, offers a full range of acute, ambulatory and emergency services. Well known for excellence in cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, obstetrics, pediatrics, diagnostics and rehabilitation services, Holy Redeemer offers comprehensive services for all ages. The emergency services department is equipped to handle all types of emergencies from pediatric to geriatric care.