Nurse Patient Navigator

South Hill, VA US

Job ID: EB-3327154150 Position Type: Director of Nursing Jobs

Oncology Nurse Patient Navigator

South Hill, VA

**GENEROUS RELOCATION ASSISTANCE BEING OFFERED!

Oncology Nurse Patient Navigator Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate individual patient in each step of cancer care, such as:
    • New patient appointment and scheduling, obtaining pertinent medical records.
    • Facilitate staging procedure with laboratories, consultations, and treatment plans.
    • Collaborate with chemotherapy nurses, if patient on active treatment.
    • Assist patient on post-treatment rehabilitation or palliative care.
  • Identify the special needs of patient, including social worker for psychosocial support, dietitian evaluation or genetic counseling.
  • Serve as patient advocate, interpreter, educator and counselor

Oncology Nurse Patient Navigator Licensure and Certification Requirements

    • Current RN licensure in Virginia or compact state
    • AHA BLS Certification
    • Specialty Nursing Certification in either Nurse Navigation or Oncology within one year of hire in position

Oncology Nurse Patient Navigator Experience REQUIRED:

    • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience demonstrating:
    • Patient education, nursing, planning, case management or similar experience
    • Previous experience in Oncology
    • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

Oncology Nurse Patient Navigator Experience PREFERRED:

    • Nurse Navigation or leadership experience
    • Experience working in a NCI Comprehensive Program
    • Experience within an academic, teaching hospital
    • Master' Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing


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