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Nurse Navigator

Company: Lenoir Memorial Hospital
Location: Kinston
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE The nurse navigator oversees the patient#s diagnosis and treatment and assist the patient by serving as a resource during their cancer care journey. The specific purpose of the nurse navigator is 1) to expedite and facilitate access to initial and ongoing care, 2) to personalize the care our patients receive, 3) to provide a gateway for our patients to minimize confusion over communication and 4) to provide a consistent contact for our patients from diagnosis to survivorship. The nurse navigator is patient-oriented and will facilitate care of the patient and family across the many disciplines and professionals required for their care. The nurse navigator acts as the liaison for the patient and family addressing their concerns and questions, and works with program assistants to arrange their various appointments with their providers. JOB SPECIFICATIONS EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred. EXPERIENCE Two (2) years of nursing experience and one (1) year in the area of oncology specialization. LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. Oncology Nursing Certification (ONC) within two (2) years of employment. (Must maintain ONC credentials throughout employment.) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

* JOB PURPOSE
* The nurse navigator oversees the patient's diagnosis and treatment and assist the patient by serving as a resource during their cancer care journey. The specific purpose of the nurse navigator is 1) to expedite and facilitate access to initial and ongoing care, 2) to personalize the care our patients receive, 3) to provide a gateway for our patients to minimize confusion over communication and 4) to provide a consistent contact for our patients from diagnosis to survivorship. The nurse navigator is patient-oriented and will facilitate care of the patient and family across the many disciplines and professionals required for their care. The nurse navigator acts as the liaison for the patient and family addressing their concerns and questions, and works with program assistants to arrange their various appointments with their providers.




* JOB SPECIFICATIONS
* EDUCATION
* Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred.




* EXPERIENCE
* Two (2) years of nursing experience and one (1) year in the area of oncology specialization.




* LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION
* Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.


* Oncology Nursing Certification (ONC) within two (2) years of employment. (Must maintain ONC credentials throughout employment.)


* Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

Keywords: Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Greenville , Nurse Navigator, Healthcare , Kinston, North Carolina

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