NormalRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Normal jobs

RN Navigator - Medical Oncology

Company: CARLE
Location: Normal
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

The Cancer Navigator acts as an advocate to assist patients in navigating throughout internal and external systems in order to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment process. Applies the nursing process through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient in order to provide the optimal level of patient care. Duties include clinical practice, education and program coordination.

  • CLINICAL PRACTICE: Independently applies the nursing model to provide direct care to patients; Plans, administers, and evaluates patient care in practice; Coordinates patient care activities and transitions of care for patients with the interdisciplinary team through the longitudinal care processes of cancer treatment (including processes of treatment, scheduling, internal/external referral, and follow up); Coordinates follow up appointments through the treatment and survivorship surveillance continuum; Facilitates appropriate follow up of diagnostic results; Initiates and updates individualized patient centered plans of care; Documents the nursing plan of care and associated care coordination and transition management in the medical record; Delivers holistic patient care in the form of direct care, psychosocial support, and age-appropriate education; Participates in the development and delivery of patient care summary and survivorship plans; Promotes the ethical care delivery through professional nursing practice including patient advocacy, coaching and counseling.
  • EDUCATION: Develops and maintains comprehensive educational materials relative to the continuum of cancer care; Provide educational materials and resources to patients hospitalized with a survival procedure; Provides educational material and resources to patients within the comprehensive cancer center setting; Initiates, organizes, and evaluates education programs; Uses evidence based practice to promote patient / family / caregiver engagement, activation and empowerment; Community Education; Participates in community outreach programs.
  • PROGRAM COORDINATION: Program Development; Collaborates with the provider group and administrative leadership to develop practice guidelines, including processes of care, care protocols, policies and procedures; Develops and maintains division-specific documentation tools in collaboration with IT resources; Organizes and oversees the multidisciplinary clinic; Collaborates with leadership to identify and report key operational and programmatic metrics; Communication; Demonstrates positive communication skills with patients, families and co-workers; Promotes positive communication in peer interactions; Communicates effectively with the interprofessional team to effectively and efficiently provide high quality patient care; Research; Coordinates with research staff as indicated through the treatment plan; Promotes the development and delivery of evidence-based practice.
  • Coordinates patient care activities and transitions of care for patients with the interdisciplinary teams
  • Coordinates follow up appointments throughout treatment and survivorship
  • Facilitates appropriate follow up of diagnostic results
  • Initiates and updates individualized patient centered plans of care
  • Participates in the development and delivery of patient care summary and survivorship plans.

Keywords: CARLE, Normal , RN Navigator - Medical Oncology, Other , Normal, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Normal RSS job feeds