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Registered Nurse Navigator -Breast Oncology

Location: South Gate
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expert clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in California as your next career move.Cedars-Sinai gathers leading cancer doctors, surgeons, researchers, nurses and staff from around the world to work together for our patients benefit. We are committed to treating our patients with the most intuitive and comfortable treatments. Our oncologists and surgeons treat more than 60 types of cancer, from common to rare and complex. They work as a team to provide patients with access to the latest therapies and treatments.Job Summary: As a Nurse Navigator, you will be responsible for the coordination of care for patients throughout the continuum of treatment; from initial referral to follow-up care, serving as a consistent contact, or point person for the high-risk patient. You can look forward to collaborating and operating as a member of the interdisciplinary team, as well as acting as a patient advocate throughout the patient care processSummary of Duties:

  • Collaborates with the oncology care teams and acts as "point person" to navigate patients throughout their continuum of care
  • Calls new patients in advance of their consult, sees patient during consult, and provides required patient education, or as appropriate.
  • Will meet with patients as necessary, to enhance rapport when additional support is required, or as appropriate.
  • Coordinates patient care activities and management of clinical data throughout all phases of patient care from initial referral to follow-up.
  • Attend multidisciplinary or team meetings as assigned.
  • Arranges for clinical services, evaluates clinical data, participates in clinical/ patient rounds, and triages clinical questions/ concerns to the appropriate resource.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives and projects as requested and directed including tracking number of referrals and measuring outcomes.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other Nurse Navigators in various divisions and departments to effectively coordinate care of all identified patients
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
    Educational Requirements: BSN (Bachelor of Science, Nursing) requiredMSN (Master's Degree in Nursing) preferred Licenses: Current, unrestricted California RN License requiredOncology Certified Nurse certification from ONS, current or willing to obtain within one year from start dateBLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required Experience: Minimum 2 years experience in an acute care setting (transplant, cancer, breast); Experience with program development and implementation of navigator programs preferred. Physical Demands: Lifting, Standing, walking
    Working Title:Registered Nurse Navigator -Breast Oncology
    Department:CS Cancer Integration & Ops
    Business Entity:Clinical & Support Services
    Job Category:,Clinical Operations,Clinical Operations
    Job Specialty:Clinical Operations
    Position Type:Full-time
    Shift Length:8 hour shift
    Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, South Gate , Registered Nurse Navigator -Breast Oncology, Healthcare , South Gate, California

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