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Oncology Nurse Navigator

Company: LewisGale Medical Center
Location: Salem
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionSHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-time*This position will be based out of LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, VA and will work with all LewisGale Facilities throughout Southwest Virginia*LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC) delivers quality care to our patients located in the beautiful mountainous region of Southwest Virginia. LGMC is a 521-bed acute care facility and is the largest hospital in the LewisGale Regional Health System (LGRHS). Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege ofserving more than 250,000 patients each year. LewisGale is also ranked among the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for benchmarked quality cancer care, patient safety and satisfaction and health outcomes. Lastly, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have ranked us among the top hospitals nationwide on quality measures for our services and treatments to address heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.At HCA LewisGale Regional Health System, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment assistance up to $150 a month
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated RN like you to be a part of our team.The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for cancer patients, from diagnosis through end of active treatment.The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator's primary function is to ensure the patient remains compliant to the treatment plan. Navigators achieve this goal by building relationships with patients and physicians, coordinating the plan of care, assisting with appointments, transportation needs, education, resource provision and/or representation within the multidisciplinary care environment. The Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high-quality outcomes for cancer patients, including support with interdisciplinary and cross-facililty coverage and collaboration.The Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, all physicians involved in that patient's care, internal and external healthcare providers, support network members, and the wider healthcare community. This role will require collaboration with local physician liaisons and leadership to conduct internal and external outreach and marketing.QualificationsCertification or License:Minimum Required:
    • Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
    • Current license as an RN in the state of Virginia or current multi-state compact RN license with eligibility to practice in VA is required.Education:Required:
      • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
      • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)Experience:
        • Previous RN experience 3+ yearsType of Experience:Preferred:
          • Experience in program development
          • Experience as a nurse navigator and/or patient educator in oncology
          • Experience in leadership
          • Experience in customer service
          • 1-5 years oncology nursing experienceBe a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Nurse Navigator opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.NoticeOur Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: LewisGale Medical Center, Roanoke , Oncology Nurse Navigator, Healthcare , Salem, Virginia

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