The Nurse Navigator functions on the multidisciplinary team as an advocate, interpreter, educator, and counselor for oncology patients. She/he is responsible for ensuring all patients with an oncology diagnosis receive quality and comprehensive services. He/she will coordinate patient care throughout the continuum in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. She/he will serve as a single point of contact for patients and/or family members for the purpose of effective communicating the patient's plan of care. She/he will serve as a clinical resource with expertise in hematology/oncology care management. He/she will serve as a liaison throughout the facility and in the community regarding services provided for this patient population. He/she will provide expert nursing care, which includes: direct clinical practice, consultation, education and research.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with the Idaho State Board of Nursing
Oncology Certification or obtained within one year
Three or more years of clinical experience in oncology care
Current chemotherapy/biotherapy certification
Comprehension of standard radiation therapy practices and documentation
Internal Number: 8185
About Portneuf Medical Center
Portneuf Medical Center has served the health care needs of Eastern Idaho since 1907. We provide a full range of medical services including: Cancer, Heart & Vascular, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Women & Children’s, and many more. Portneuf Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and is licensed by the State Department of Health and Welfare. As the premier health care system in southeast Idaho, we continue to build a healthy community.
At Portneuf Medical Center we are committed to providing every patient with the best possible medical care and treatment. Our values of compassion, dignity, excellence, collaboration, accountability, and education drive our commitment to select and retain the most qualified and caring employees. If you are committed to making a difference in the lives of those around you and wish to be a part of a dynamic and growth-oriented organization, we hope you will consider Portneuf Medical Center.
The city of Pocatello is located in southeast Idaho with a population of just over 50,000. Nestled at 4,450 feet in the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Pocatello enjoys a four-season clim...ate, allowing outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, boating, hiking, rock-climbing, biking, and hunting. Pocatello has numerous parks, tennis courts, golf courses, bike lanes, jogging paths, a youth soccer program, hiking trails, a zoo, an aviary, an aquatic center, a 13-mile Green Belt, and a beautiful historic downtown district.