Virginia Oncology Associates, the largest group of medical professionals in Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina devoted exclusively to cancer care and blood disorders, has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Navigator for our office in Virginia Beach.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist patients in accessing cancer care and navigating health care systems. This will include the coordination of retrieving records and other appointments with consulting providers, social workers, dietitians, laboratory work, diagnostic testing, and financial counselors along with others that may be deemed appropriate by the physician.
Facilitate new cancer patients getting an appointment in a timely manner by assessing urgency of request and discussing with provider as needed to ensure patients are seen promptly.
Assess barriers to care and engage patients and families in creating potential solutions to financial, practical and social challenges.
Identify appropriate and credible resources responsive to patient needs taking into consideration health literacy, culture, language and amount of information desired.
Educate patients and caregivers on the multi-disciplinary nature of cancer treatment, the roles of team members and what to expect from the health care system.
Empower patients to communicate their preferences and priorities for treatment to their health care team; facilitate shared decision making in the patients health care.
Follow up with patients to support adherence to agreed-upon treatment plan through continued collaboration with the clinical team
RN license required, OCN preferred
Current CPR certification required
Minimum of three years experience in a clinical setting assisting patients locate resources
Knowledge of environment and systems in which patients receive care
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good computer skills required
Category: Clinical The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00877700
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually