Saint Francis Health System Nurse, Navigator Oncology in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Job Summary: The oncology nurse navigator is responsible for coordination of care across the continuum for hematology/oncology patients. This position is responsible for the overall coordination of care for the individual by facilitating timely appointments, communication between providers, etc. This position serves as a link to community services and works collaboratively with other healthcare team members to help achieve the goals of improved patient care, experience and outcomes.
Education: Completion of a state approved Registered Nurse program.
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: Valid State of Oklahoma Registered Nurse License.
Work Experience: 3 - 4 years related experience. A minimum of three years experience in an oncology nursing or patient education role preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Customer-focused approach, with a broad definition of customer. Proficiency in applying nursing theories, evidence-based nursing knowledge, problem solving skills. Knowledge of pathophysiology of specific disease processes. Understanding of oncology treatment modalities and rationales including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, symptom management, survivor care, and surveillance. Understanding of current clinical guidelines for cancer treatment plan (i.e., NCCN guidelines). Effective skills in collaboration, coaching, mentoring, listening, participative decision-making, negotiating and team building skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills, tact and positive demeanor. Ability and desire to establish and maintain rapport with physicians and organizational personnel. Outcomes driven decision making. Ability to plan, develop, implement and administer health related programs. Ability to work autonomously, establishing benchmarks for success, and reporting these. Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the organization's mission and values.
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability