The Nurse Navigator is responsible for functioning as a part of multidisciplinary team as an advocate, interpreter, educator, and counselor for oncology patients. Currently licensed in the State of Indiana as a Registered Nurse and Oncology Nurse Certification. Minimum two years related clinical oncology experience. Demonstrates the knowledge, skill, and coordination to provide nursing care and guidance to the cancer patient from screening to survivorship. They will coordinate patient care throughout the continuum in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. They will serve as a clinical resource with expertise in hematology/oncology care management. The Nurse Navigator will serve as a liaison throughout the facility and in the community regarding services provided for this unique patient population. They will provide expert nursing care, which includes: direct clinical practice, consultation, education and research.
An Associate or Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited university or college. [Diploma Required]
Current IN unencumbered Registered Nurse license.
Maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
Minimum two years clinical oncology experience.
Preferred: 1-2 years previous navigation experience.
Internal Number: #1833071
About Porter Regional Hospital
Porter Regional Hospital is located on 104 acres in Valparaiso, Porter Regional Hospital is a 301-bed facility accredited by The Joint Commission. Our facility features all-private patient rooms, advanced imaging equipment and new medical and communication technology. As a trusted healthcare provider, Porter Regional Hospital's comprehensive services include: Inpatient, Outpatient and Emergency Care, Medical and Surgical Services, including robot-assisted surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Rehabilitation, Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, Center for Orthopedic Medicine, Advanced Stroke Center, Center for Women's Health, Women & Children's Pavilion (Labor & Delivery). Porter Health Care System includes two hospital campuses and seven outpatient facilities serving Porter, Lake, La Porte, Starke and Jasper counties. With more than 350 physicians representing 50 medical specialties, Porter Health Care System is a leader in technology, innovation and overall patient care. As a healthcare provider committed to quality, and compassionate care, Porter Health Care System emphasizes experience, education and value, while respecting the dignity and ethics of each individual. Porter He...alth Care System is one of the fastest growing in Indiana. Porter’s dedication to a positive patient experience has long been our priority. Porter strives to be the best in both outcomes and overall patient services. Porter has 2,000 of the most remarkable healthcare professionals, making us one of the area's largest employers and allowing us to contribute significantly to the region's economy. Porter Health Care System, the trusted source for improving health, will be sought out for its personalized healthcare experience.