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RN - Oncology Nurse Navigator

Job ID: 949552
Facility: Access East, Inc
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 12, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

  • The nurse navigator provides individualized assistance to tumor site specific patients and their families in overcoming barriers to care, facilitating timely access to care, and providing education and support.

  • The cancer patients trajectory through diagnosis, treatment, and after care survivorship will be seamless and coordinated in collaboration with the multidisciplinary oncology team.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN, MSN preferred.

  • Current North Carolina nursing license.

  • 3-5 years clinical oncology experience.

  • OCN preferred or within 2 years of employment.

  • 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 (ONS, AONN, NCONN).

  • Knowledge Areas/Competencies

    • Confidentiality and informed consent.

    • Symptom management.

    • Quality of life.

    • Goal of treatment.

    • Therapeutic options.

    • Professional scope of practice.

    • Health promotion and health education.

    • Personal Effectiveness and professional development.

Other Information

  • Full-Time position.

  • Partial Remote Option.

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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