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Nurse Navigator - Cancer Services

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Job ID: 953006
Facility: The Outer Banks Hospital, Inc.
Location: Nags Head, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Dec 9, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital
Known for the wide expanse of open beaches and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Outer Banks of North Carolina is home to The Outer Banks Hospital.
Situated in Nags Head, we’re driven to provide the highest-quality, compassionate care in a manner that embodies the friendly hospitality that the Outer Banks is renowned for. Our patient survey ratings and team member engagement scores rank among the best in the nation. We may appear small but we’re mighty and are one of only a handful of critical access hospitals in the U.S. to have an accredited cancer program.
Voted one of the top 100 community hospitals in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review, we are a partnership between Vidant Health in Greenville, NC and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare in Chesapeake, VA. We offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services to meet the healthcare needs of our community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to over 250,000 in the summer months.
Our campus offers four ORs, a medical/surgical unit, a labor & delivery suite with a dedicated caesarian section OR, a full rehabilitation therapy center, cancer treatment and radiation therapy center, and a 24-hour emergency department.
In addition, we are affiliated with the Outer Banks Medical Group comprised of multiple primary care, specialty care, and urgent care practices.  
We welcome you to make a difference with us and to become a part of our collaborative and innovative community.

Position Summary

The Outreach Nurse Navigator is a specialized health care professional who provides individualized assistance to patients and their caregivers, to facilitate timely access to health care through all phases of the cancer experience.

This individual acts as the liaison for the patient and their caregiver, helping them understand the diagnosis and treatment plan, assisting in locating community-based or national resources, and collaborating with providers & members of the health care team to promote effective symptom management and optimal patient outcomes.
Additional responsibilities include participation in community events such as cancer screenings and health promotions.

Minimum Requirements

Current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina or temporary North Carolina licensure or meet requirements to hold RN licensure in a compact state. OCN preferred.

Five or more years of nursing experience required. Must possess good communication skills, both verbal and written, and be able to interact with members of the medical and clinical team. The applicant must be willing to both learn and seek solutions to problems in areas of uncertainty.

Other Information

  • This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, position.
  • This positon is an exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  
  • This position is eligible for full-time team member benefits.

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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