Oncology Nurse Navigator

Fairfax, VA
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Full Time
Looking for an experienced oncology nurse to work with the Inova Life with Cancer program on a PRN basis- This position will fill in at various Inova Life with Cancer offices across the health system, depending on where the needs are at the time. Guides patient and family through the health system from diagnosis, testing, treatment and follow-up care to assist patients with navigating the continuum of care. Eliminates barriers to patient's access to health care services and facilitates continuity of care/care coordination. Acts as a liaison, advocate and point of contact to patient/family members by helping them access the best healthcare outcomes from doctors, hospitals and others who provide their required services. May assist patients and families with resolving financial, psychosocial, functional, and administrative issues by advising of options and referring to appropriate resources. Acts as advisor/educator by providing emotional support, counseling, clinical education, resources and expert guidance to patients and families to promote their ability to understand and meaningfully participate in the healthcare process and personal decision-making. Builds working relationships with patient, healthcare providers, and community resources to maximize patient outcome and identify/resolve barriers to the plan of care. Consistently seeks to improve healthcare experience and positive patient outcome. Job ID 33623BR Work Site Address 8411 PENNELL STREET Schedule Days Vary Work Site City/State FAIRFAX, VA Posting Title Oncology Nurse Navigator Work Site Location LIFE WITH CANCER Shift Day/Evening Schedule Type PRN Department IHS SERVICE LINES - CANCER Requirements Experience: 3 to 5 years' progressive clinical nursing with primary care management of patient population. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing- BSN Certifications: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Certification in oncology within 2 years of employment. Preferred: Strong oncology knowledge; Basic knowledge of managed care; Working knowledge of insurance coverage and procedures; Working knowledge of community resources; understanding of health care facilities and processes; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong interpersonal skills; Proficient computer skills. EEO Tagline M/F/Vets/Disabled

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