Catholic Health Initiatives Pancreatic Navigator in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Pancreatic Navigator

Description

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives! at http://catholichealthinitiatives.org/find-a-career

Job Responsibilities

The RN Program Coordinator is responsible to Oncology Clinical Services Director for providing leadership for designated services in the cancer program to improve outcomes through the development and maintenance of patient care pathways, operational processes and quality metrics. The RN Coordinator will be responsible for working in collaboration with the Medical Director of a Center of Excellence, for the Cancer Strategy and Advisory Team, supporting physicians and other health care providers to develop, implement, and/or ensure standards of care are followed. He/she implements plans and identifies resource requirements needed to advance the program. Additionally, they continually strive to improve and refine existing services for efficient and timely access and facilitate integrated patient care. He/she serves as a clinical expert/resource to patients, families, staff, and referring physicians to educate and provide evidenced based information. Also, they disseminate relevant research findings and identify opportunities for participation in the development of research initiatives. The Coordinator participates in market outreach and community education/awareness activities as requested including events in Cancer awareness month/s. The Coordinator also services as the Nurse Navigator for their assigned patient population.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

Additional requirements for this role include:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program

  • BSN or actively working on BSN

  • 3 years of experience as an Oncology Registered Nurse preferred

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required

  • RN, OCN or obtain OCN within one year

  • Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas

  • Knowledge of national guidelines for cancer treatment including NCCN. Ability to plan and lead Center of Excellence Meetings. Strong Organizational/relational skills needed

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Job RN

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0174466

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.