Nurse Navigator, Shady Grove Adventist Aquilino Cancer Center

Rockville, MD
Aug 26, 2016
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
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The Cancer Care Services Nurse Navigator is a member of a multidisciplinary team as an advocate, interpreter and educator for oncology patients. Responsible for ensuring all patients with an oncology diagnosis receive quality and comprehensive services.

Coordinates patient care throughout the continuum in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Serves as a liaison throughout the facility and in the community regarding services provided for this patient population.

Serves as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers to provider resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered within Adventist HealthCare.


Bachelor ‘s degree and RN degree required; OCN® preferred. Eligibility Criteria for Initial OCN® Certification

Current, active, unrestricted RN license at the time of application and examination, and

1. A minimum of one year (12 months) experience as an RN within the three years (36 months) prior to application, and

2. A minimum of 1,000 hours of adult oncology nursing practice within the two-and-one-half years (30 months) prior to application, and

3. Completion of 10 contact hours of accredited continuing education in oncology nursing or an academic elective in oncology within the past three years. A maximum of 50% or 5 hours may be Continuing Medical Education. Nursing experience may be in the areas of nursing administration, education, clinical practice, or research.

Requires problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills. Leadership, organizational, written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Must be able to work in a self-directed environment, with ability to work with and lead teams. Presentation skills to varied audiences along with the ability to implement professional and community based education programs. Must be computer literate; Microsoft Explore and Microsoft Office competency required.

Work Schedule

You'll be working a Monday through Friday day shift (approximately 8:00am - 4:30 pm)

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Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

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Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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