Registered Nurse Oncology Navigator
Company: West Pines, Wheat Ridge, CO
Posted on: February 23, 2021
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an
Oncology Nurse 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. As Colorado's only accredited academic comprehensive cancer
program, Cancer Centers of Colorado at Saint Joseph Hospital offers
the choices in treatment and technology you'd expect from a
national cancer institute but with a much more personal touch. As
part of a faith-based, mission-driven healthcare organization,
Cancer Centers of Colorado makes it a priority to care for the
body, mind and spirit of our patients. This unique blend of medical
excellence and compassionate care makes Cancer Centers of Colorado
a sound choice for comprehensive cancer care in Denver. We are
proud to be an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke
Center, and a private teaching hospital. Saint Joseph Hospital is
part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare
organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed
facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been
awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing
excellence - Magnet designation - by the ANCC. We are proud to
extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor,
the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community
roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in
Colorado. 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. As an Oncology RN 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
- 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. Your
experience. We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect
excellence, which is why we require:
- Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
- Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability
to obtain Colorado RN license
- Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in an acute or
post-acute care setting Preferred:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
- At least three (3) years of recent experience in Oncology
nursing Your next move. Now that you know more about being an
Oncology RN 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. SCL Health is an
equal opportunity employer. All recruiting, training, and
employment decisions are made in accordance with applicable
federal, state, and local laws and without regard to race, color,
ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, gender identity,
sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, handicap, military
or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. NOTICE OF
NONDISCRIMINATION Our facilities do not discriminate against any
person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or
age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its
programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender)
in health programs and activities. Read the full notice:
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