Nurse Navigator - Oncology - Roanoke Rapids, NC

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943012

Vidant North Hospital

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant North Hospital

Vidant North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility where residents of Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in North Carolina and Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Greensville in Virginia receive a wide range of health services close to home. Vidant North Hospital’s team of more than 60 providers and 850 employees represent most medical specialties. In addition to 24-hour emergency care, we also offer intensive care, medical, surgical, orthopedic, behavioral health, rehabilitation and therapy services; a cardiac catheterization lab; and outpatient clinics. Our partnership with Vidant Health connects the communities we serve with broader access to various levels of care, enabling us to further customize treatment based on a patient’s unique needs.


 

Position Summary

The nurse navigator provides individualized assistance to specific patients and their families in overcoming barriers to care, facilitating timely access to care, and providing education and support. The patients' trajectory through diagnosis, treatment, and after care will be seamless and coordinated in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.  Additional patient navigational needs may be assigned to this Navigator.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4 year college degree is required. 
  • BSN, MSN preferred
  • Current North Carolina nursing license is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Organized, can multi-task, analytical, time management
  • Work well under stress and be able to provide emotional support.
  • Membership in professional organization is desired.

       Knowledge Areas/Competencies

  • 1. Confidentiality and informed consent
  • 2. Symptom management
  • 3. Quality of life
  • 4. Goal of treatment
  • 5. Therapeutic options
  • 6. Professional scope of practice
  • 7. Health promotion and health education
  • 8. Personal Effectiveness and professional development
  • 3-5 years clinical experience for patient focus is required.
  • 3-5 years in a hospital setting is required.
  • Certification for patient focus preferred or within 2 years of employment.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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