RN (Registered Nurse) Oncology Navigator

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
May 01, 2018
Closes
Jun 04, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is hiring a full time RN (Registered Nurse) Breast Cancer Patient Navigator.

Position Overview
  • Responsible and accountable for the provision and facilitation of comprehensive care coordination services and quality outcomes for patients.
  • Promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health services, collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team and patient/caregiver to manage care and transitions.
  • Develops and/or implements a comprehensive care plan based on assessment and evaluation of patient/caregiver needs.
Facility Highlights

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility offering specialized, tertiary services. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is the region's only Level III Trauma Center and home to Sentara Heart Center, which is the portal to a sophisticated array of quality cardiac services with outcomes that surpass national standards. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is also one of only ten Advanced Primary Stroke Centers in Virginia certified by the Joint Commission. Other clinical services at t his facility include Palliative Care Program, the Coastal Cancer Center, Diabetes Center, Orthopedics, Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, and an Inpatient Rehab Unit.

Sentara Benefits

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/employment-benefits/

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, and growth!

Responsible and accountable for the provision and facilitation of comprehensive care coordination services and quality outcomes for patients across the continuum. Promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health services, collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team and patient/caregiver to manage care and transitions. Develops and/or implements a comprehensive care plan based on assessment and evaluation of patient/caregiver needs. Functions in one of the following practice settings: Acute Care, Service Lines, Ambulatory/Community-based, Home Health, and Long Term Care.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Nursing - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
BLS (if in a clinical setting). For Integrated Care Management departments, specialty certification required within one year of eligibility (ACM, CCM, CCCTM or RN-BC). For other service lines, certification based on specialty area required within one year of eligibility. 3 years Case Management experience preferred. For those in Behavioral Health - Certification in de-escalation training within 15 days of hire and annually. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population.

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