Under general administrative direction, coordinates referrals from physicians and health care facilities for patients; provides a significant level of patient education related to their illness and planned treatment. Responsible for guiding the patients with cancer DRGs through the complex care continuum. Assures patients receive care that consistently follows evidence-based standards and is in accordance with regulatory standards as defined by the regulatory agencies. Interacts with community resources and develops relationships with service providers to enhance the patient experience and eliminate barriers to successful completion of care. Facilitates administrative activities to support the center and staff in achieving goals. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Associates Degree from accredited school in Nursing
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 2 years clinical experience in oncology nursing
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Prior patient teaching
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Possession of current Texas State License for Registered Nurse.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Specialty Certification as Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) or Certified Breast Care Nurse (CBCN) or Certified Breast Patient Navigator-Imaging & Cancer (CBPN-IC)
REQUIRED COURSES/ COMPLETIONS (e.g., CPR): BLSï¿½Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network.
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Baptist Health System
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905032689
About Baptist Health System
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.