Nurse Navigator - Cancer Center - Medicine - F/T - Days at Careers
Job Description & Salary RangeUC Title: Nurse NavigatorPosition Number: 10004253Reports to: Ambulatory Care Patient Mgr 2Working Title: Nurse NavigatorCost Center: Cancer Center - Medicine (7702)Bargaining Unit: HXFLSA: ExemptJob Code: 7870Date Created: 04/23/2019Shift: Day ShiftHours: 40.00
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Hem/Onc Nurse Manager and Hem/Onc. faculty, the Nurse Coordinator functions independently providing direct and indirect patient care based on the nursing process for the Hematology/Oncology Service in H.H. Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center. Functions as the primary contact for oncology patients. Provides education as needed to the patients/family related to cancer care, diagnostic procedures, medication/chemotherapy and other complex aspects of the plan of care. The nurse incorporates the psycho-motor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Assures that the continuum of care process is complete to include: pre-procedure, chemotherapy protocols, hospitalization, anticipated discharge needs, and follow up in the physician offices. Supports the faculty in clinic for every patient care session. Occasionally performs scheduling of office visits and procedures. The nurse coordinator is accountable for the quality of nursing practice. Provides nursing services as needed and assists with other activities as assigned to help grow the practice and the referrals to UCI.
Rate Minimum $106,070.40 Maximum $139,958.64
Required Qualifications:Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workloadAdvanced knowledge of leukemia disease state and treatmentAll external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in NursingBasic Life Support certification requiredCurrent CA RN licenseDemonstrated practice with and knowledge of chemotherapy agentsExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishMinimum 1 year experience working in a clinical or inpatient setting providing RN care to leukemia patientsMinimum 2 years of clinical experienceMinimum 6 months experience working as a RN in an Oncology settingMust demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the jobMust possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and familiesDemonstrated knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies and care of the post-transplant patientKnowledge of complications associated with hematological oncology conditionsOncology / BMT patient population knowledgeOncology Nurse Certification
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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