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Nurse Navigator - Oncology

Job ID: 954716
Facility: Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
Location: Ahoskie, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

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

Full-time position with full-time Vidant benefits

Grant funded- 50%

 

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.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (252) 413-9204

 

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