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RN Navigator Oncology

Company: St. Mary's Medical Center
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Oncology Registered Nurse Patient Navigator.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You're equally comfortable with serving as a patient liaison as well as a functioning as a clinical resource to patients, physicians, and the cancer program through all phases of cancer trajectory.You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.Us.We make a difference! Our Registered Nurse Patient Care Navigators are crucial in being a patient liaison to help patients and family members navigate the complex healthcare system.St. Mary's Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'll honor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As an Oncology RN Patient Navigator, you need to know how to:Provide guidance to the patient through the care process and plan of care. Establish early contact with cancer patients to identify and eliminate barriers to timely diagnosis and treatment. Serve as a clinical resource with expertise in oncology care management in reinforcing education with patients and families.Utilize the nursing process to provide coordinated patient care by actively collaborating with other members of the healthcare team and case managing patients. Assess clinical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial, financial and other patient needs.Provide direct patient and family education, as well as community outreach, education, and screening. Coordinate discharge planning, development of a post-acute care plan, and coordination of post-acute services. Refer patients to appropriate clinical trials and supportive care services, as well as direct patients and families to available community resources.Direct follow-up on patients' progress relative to their post-acute plan. Monitor and report on outcome measures.Question and prevent duplication, fragmentation, or use of unnecessary resources. Question tests/procedures for which the purpose is unclear.Track and collect data on patients including demographics, length of stay, and reason for extended stay. Participate in readmission analysis on assigned patients with sending hospital and inclusive of post-acute providers. Provide reports as needed.Promote mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abide by service behavior standards.Perform other duties as assigned.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why you need:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, requiredCurrent license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice or ability to obtain, requiredMinimum of five (5) years of recent nursing experience in an acute care or post-acute care setting, requiredBachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN), preferredCurrent OCN certification, preferredAt least three (3) years of recent nursing experience in Oncology nursing, preferredPrevious care management experience, preferredYour next move.Now that you know more about being an Oncology RN Patient Navigator on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Keywords: St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction , RN Navigator Oncology, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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