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RN/BSN - Sr. Patient Care Coordinator - Oncology Navigator (Lung/Hematology)

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Reporting to the Administrative Director of the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion (ACP), and under the general direction of the Medical Director, the Nurse Navigator - will serve as advocate, educator, facilitator and guide for patients who are moving through the diagnostic imaging, biopsy and eventual treatment process at Jefferson Health.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
  • Coordinates and facilitates the multi-disciplinary Services through consultation with patients in the diagnostic process, coordination of imaging and biopsy services, surgical Intervention and communication with physicians to coordinate surgical intervention and facilitate the transition of patients from the diagnostic to therapeutic phase of AH services to offer comprehensive, patient centered care.
  • Assist with the conduct of clinical trials via new patient education and ongoing symptom support.
  • Develops & markets the services of the ACP to promote awareness of and increase utilization of these programs.
  • Coordinates the appropriate ACP Cancer Screenings and educational programs and assists with coordination of all service line cancer screenings to promote an awareness of and increase participation in cancer screenings.
  • Assists with developing and providing in-house and outside community cancer education programs and highlighting ACP programs to address staff & community educational needs related to oncology issues.


EXPERIENCE:
  • 3+ years of oncology nursing experience.

EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN required, MSN preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Current R.N. licensure in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Preferred OCN certification.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Posted
09/16/2021
Location
Willow Grove, PA 19090, US