Cancer Nurse Navigator, RN Day Shift

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Feb 04, 2021
Closes
Mar 14, 2021
Ref
R-012783
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Nurse Manager, Registered Nurse (RN) for our Cancer Care Services department who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

The Cancer Care Services Navigator is responsible for coordination of care across the continuum; education/provision of information and support for clients and patients; facilitation of decision making; advocacy and ultimately improved throughput and patient satisfaction. The navigator support the individual/significant others throughout the entire cancer experience, from point of entry (which is variable) through follow-up and continued care. This position will support the goal of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital being distinguished as the preferred provider of Cancer Care in the Maryland region.

This position is responsible for the overall coordination of clinical services for the individual as well as the physician, outreach activities to community services, and development of work processes (data base establishment, data collection, outcomes reporting, awareness building, marketing, process improvement, throughput and evaluation) and continuous quality improvement around these, to achieve the ultimate goals of improved patient experience, and improved physician satisfaction with cancer care services.

A masters degree in nursing business administration or specialty health field. (BSN plus transferable experience considered). 5 years of experience at the staff level in oncology or a related health care field. Evidence of progressively responsible experience in autonomous roles. Experience in program development and deployment. Customer-focused approach, with a broad definition of customer. Style, which includes collaboration, coaching, mentoring, listening, participative decision-making, negotiating and team building skills.Effective verbal and written communication skills. Tact and positive demeanor.

Ability and a 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 against these.

Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the organizations mission and values.

Work Schedule:

could see patients in Germantown location

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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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