$7,000.00 sign-on bonus and relocation assistance for qualified candidates!
Primary focus areas: Breast and GI Cancer
The Oncology Nurse Navigator (ONN) is a Registered Nurse with comprehensive oncology knowledge who demonstrates clinical judgement, assesses the needs of patients and their families/caregivers in a holistic approach, and provides care coordination, education and support throughout the disease process and cancer care continuum. The ONN serves as central point of contact after diagnosis and helps Legacy Cancer Institute (LCI) patients and their families navigate the health care system in an organized, effective and efficient manner. The ONN provides expert guidance to patients and families to improve their understanding, prepare them for what to expect, and promote their participation in the cancer care and informed decision-making process. The ONN facilitates the timely flow of information between the various clinicians involved in the care of the patient and promotes communication between patients, families/caregivers and providers to improve quality, timeliness and continuity of care.
Must be able to travel between all Legacy Health medical centers, collaborative community sites, off-campus professional development events and community outreach activities using personal and/or public transportation.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated expertise in area of oncology specialty, navigation/care coordination experience (especially in the ambulatory care setting) and desire to work with interdisciplinary cancer care team(s). Attention to detail and strong critical thinking ability is a necessary quality as well as passion for oncology patient care and cancer program development.