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RN Navigator Oncology - Colorectal Cancer

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San Antonio, TX 78205
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Methodist Healthcare System

RN Navigator - Adult Oncology - Colorectal Cancer

Navigators Department /Registered Nurses

FT - Days - Exempt

Do you have a passion forhealthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced,patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Oncology Department. Submit your application today!


Weoffer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitivesalary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in ourteam and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k,PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loanrepayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Seeking an RN Navigator - Adult Oncology to join our team who willfunction as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serve as an advocate and educator for cancer patients, from diagnosis through end of active treatment.

The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigators 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-facility coverage and collaboration.

The Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family; all physicians involved in with patients 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.

What you will do in this role:

1. Serve as patient advocate from diagnosis to end of active treatment. Assess patients medical, social, psychosocial, and other care needs.

2. Provide appropriate teaching, outreach, and support to patients and families. Ensure the patient is empowered to manage his/her own healthcare needs. Conduct follow-up conversations with all patients and communicate any concerns, changes, or social needs to the appropriate physician or care provider.

3. Streamline processes for patients by assisting with appointment scheduling and paperwork preparation. Attend multi-disciplinary meetings (MDM) and/or other meetings as necessary. Document throughout patient care continuum in INavigate database. Drive process improvement by collaborating with Director of Navigation Operations to determine best practices related to monthly navigation scorecard report.

4. Coach and assist patients to remove barriers related to insurance coverage, transportation, child care, finances, language, etc. so they can focus on their treatment on their treatment plan. Stay current on the latest oncology nursing developments and participate in organizational conferences. Ensure service continuity.

5. Connect patients to hospital and community resources. Conduct outreach to referrers, providers and other medical professionals as well as to the corporate customer community.


Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:

1. Education: Graduate of an accredited associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program.

2. Experience: Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience.

3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

4. Preferred: 1-5 years of oncology nursing experience. Experience with program development, nurse navigation and/or patient educator in Oncology.

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

1. Required: Current RN license in the state of Texas or current multi-state RN compact license. Employees with RN compact license status are required to obtain a Texas RN license within 90-days of hire.

2. Preferred: Certification in their specialty.

Be a part of an organization thatinvests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidateswill be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit yourapplication today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Methodist Healthcare is the largest provider ofhealth care services in the South Texas region and enjoys the highest consumerpreference share of services as measured by the National Research Corporation(NRC). Methodist has also won the San Antonio Express-News Peoples ChoiceAward every year since its inception and the NRC Consumer Choice Award a dozentimes more than almost any other hospital organization in Texas. As SanAntonios second largest private employer, our facilities employ more than 10,000individuals, including 2,700 physicians in all specialties.

Our network of greater San Antonio hospitalsincludes: Methodist Hospital,Methodist Childrens Hospital, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital,Northeast Methodist Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, MethodistAmbulatory Surgery Hospital, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Methodist TexsanHospital, and Methodist Hospital South. We also have 2 freestanding emergencycenters, Methodist Boerne Emergency Center and Metropolitan Methodist EmergencyCenter. At each of our facilities,Methodist Healthcare offers an outstanding selection of doctors, healthcareprofessionals, equipment and health services from wellness events to transplantservices, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, oncology and a complete range ofother medical services in theSouth Texas region. For moreinformation, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com.

We are anequal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Companys 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 clickinghere.

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Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-23

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