Sanford Health RN Navigator Ambulatory - Oncology in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: RN Navigator Ambulatory | Oncology | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department : Fargo North Oncology Nurse Navigation
Job Schedule: Part Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Integrates health care for clients from preadmission to discharge. Coordination and sequencing of the clients care. Integration enhances patient flow and interdisciplinary communication promotes early intervention. The nurse seeks to evaluate outcomes based on an integration among established clinical, financial and utilization data. The nurse functions in structured and unstructured health care settings described as a geographic and /or situational environment that may not have established polices and procedures. The nurse utilizes independent nursing judgment when integrating health care. The nurse has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients according to department scope of service. The nurse serves as a key link between physicians, clinics, insurance concerns, communication, and inpatient floors. Establishes and maintains good interpersonal relationships with those with whom has contact.Able to work with growth and development needs of client populations in clinical area. Strong communication skills are required. Coordinates, facilitates and negotiates with others. Monitors, evaluates and trends patient responses utilizing structured care methodologies. Fiscally responsible. Controls variances and duplication. Must work closely with ancillary and support services. Ability to solve problems. Self motivated, working with little direction. Ability to facilitate groups and implement projects when necessary. Manages opiate contracts, script writing, instruction to patients, and obtains labs, urine for daily screen as necessary. #featuredjob
Nurse Navigator coordinates care from patient from time or suspicious finding for cancer to cancer diagnosis. The nurse collaborates with the patient's physician care team, nursing and supportive care services to assist in the coordination of care and provide timely care for patients. The nurse navigator provides support to patients and families with new diagnosis. The nurse navigator also assists in working with patient from outside facilities to come to Sanford for care and may assist in getting patients back to outside facilities. The nurse utilizes independent nursing judgment when integrating health care. The nurse has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of the adult and geriatric patients according to department scope of service. The nurse serves as a key link between physicians, clinics, insurance concerns, supportive services, inpatient floors and outside facilities. The nurse works with patients to establish barriers of care and works with supportive services or physicians to work through and assist patients with these barriers. The nurse navigator establishes and maintains good interpersonal relationships with those with whom has contact. The nurse naviator is able to work with growth and development needs of client populations in clinical area. Strong communication skills are required. Coordinates, facilitates and negotiates with others. Monitors, evaluates and trends patient responses utilizing structured care methodologies. Must work closely with ancillary and support services. Havr the ability to solve problems. Self-motivated, working with little direction. Ability to facilitate oversight committee for tumor specific group and implement projects when necessary and assist with tumor conference. Occasional Public Speaking on disease specific area. Position works part-time 40 hours every two weeks.
Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Oncology Certified Nurse preferred. Bachelors degree in Nursing is required, Master's degree in Nursing preferred. Three years of clinical experience and three years of management/leadership experience desired.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Part Time
Req Number: req14501