Diagnostic Nurse Navigator

  • Requisition ID: 168930
  • Department: 530370 Genetics
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Nursing

Position Purpose

This position is accountable for guiding and advising patients that have been screened and are at high risk for developing cancer. This position collaborates with referring offices to ensure patients have appropriate referrals placed and follow up care as recommended by evidence-based practice and professional organizations. This nurse monitors results of screenings and reports to cancer committee findings and recommendations for programmatic improvements by applying best practice. This position is accountable for guiding and advising patients that have been screened and are at high risk for developing cancer. This position collaborates with referring offices to ensure patients have appropriate referrals placed and follow up care as recommended by evidence-based practice and professional organizations. This nurse monitors results of screenings and reports to cancer committee findings and recommendations for programmatic improvements by applying best practice.

 

 

 

Nature and Scope

Under the direction of the leadership, and in collaboration with referring physicians and the interdisciplinary team(s), the incumbent assists with:

 

• Patient care, such as procedures, blood draws, education, and support.

• Referrals to multidisciplinary cancer conferences as appropriate or placing referrals as appropriate and clearly documenting within the EMR in compliance with regulatory guidelines and/or accrediting bodies

• Center of Excellence committee meetings.

• Facilitate subsequent specialty consultation facilitation (genetic, surgery, medical oncology) and coordinates care as needed for patients utilizing resources efficiently and effectively.

• Development and performance of specialty service educational activities, program evaluation, program marketing and outcomes research.

• Assists with Renown and community screening and prevention activities.

• Compiling and reporting appropriate data analytics/quality metrics including actionable items from test results

Partners with internal and external customers, such as referring physicians, Genetic counselors, vendors, etc.

• Assist with documentation for Accreditation

• Participate in Breast Program Leadership, Lung Center of Excellence, & Tumor Conferences as appropriate.

 

Most important, this position improves the care experience of patients that are high risk for cancer and their families. Other duties as requested are required.

 

The incumbent must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety needs appropriate to the adult and geriatric patient population served and meets standards of quality as measured by the department age specific competency standards.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

1. Models behavior consistent with the Renown Health Standards of Conduct.

2. Effective written and verbal communication skills, including word processing and spreadsheet computer skills.

3. Demonstrates superior organizational skills and ability to demonstrate unflagging attention to details.

4. Highly flexible and demonstrates ability to appropriately prioritize work.

5. Maturity, self-confidence, and interpersonal skills necessary to lead and coordinate a multidisciplinary team and relate effectively with patients and families from a variety of backgrounds with varied emotional and medical needs. Effective negotiator with excellent diplomatic skills.

6. Strong customer service ethic.

7. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, motor/sensory,

8. Psychosocial and safety appropriate to the age of the patients served.

 

 

 

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

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Description

Education:

Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred.

Experience:

Three years acute care, surgical or community health nursing experience required; oncology nursing, management and/or program development experience preferred.

License(s):

Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.

Certification(s):

Current BLS certification by AHA standards required; OCN/CBCN preferred ONS diagnosis specific training preferred

Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with HER, Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

 

 

Benefits

Renown Health exists to make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. And it is through your passion that this mission is made real every day. The relationship with employees is the foundation for success as we proceed with our strategic direction. We strive to build upon this solid partnership by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that meets the diverse needs of employees and their family members.

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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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    Flexibile Work Environment

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