Let’s face it, you’ve always known that nursing is far more than just a job — it’s a calling. Mercy Health is a faith-based organization that gives care for those who need it the most. And we’re looking for RNs like you to join our team. We know that you are the glue that holds our hospital together, and we go the extra mile to make sure you have everything you need to provide the best care for your patients. You’ll work in new facilities and use state-of-the art equipment. And you’ll find a culture built on collaboration and empowerment. You’ll be part of something larger than yourself, and you’ll be recognized as the unsung hero that you truly are.
The nurse navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for patients from point of entry, through diagnostic studies, diagnosis and treatment. The nurse navigator’s primary function is to build a relationship with patients and physicians to coordinate a plan of care including appointments, diagnostic testing, transportaion, education provision and /or enablement of support services and representation within the multidisciplinary care.
The nurse navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, primary care physician, internal and external care providers, specialists, referrers, support network members e.g. social worker, and the wider health care community. This role will may include conducting internal and external outreach and marketing.
Specifically, you’ll need:
Previous oncology experience preferred
Navigation certification preferred
Strong interpersonal skills required
Self motivated and able to work independently with timed deadlines
5 years of clinical experience preferred
Internal Number: 4662829
About Mercy Health
Mercy Health is a mission-driven organization committed to making every patient’s life better — mind, body and spirit. Delivering high quality patient care is central to our Mission and to our ministry.
As the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest nonprofit healthcare ministries in the United States, we never stop trying to do an even better job of caring for those we serve. Working at Mercy Health means you are making a difference in your community every day. Each of us has the ability to impact patient care, either directly or indirectly. Mercy Health offers a wide variety of opportunities across Ohio and Kentucky. Explore your passion in our faith-based ministry.