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Registered Nurse (RN) Navigator - Adult Oncology

Job Description

Research Medical Center – Kansas City, MO
Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator
 
At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.  Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, Research Medical Center embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses.  To ensure that we exceed our patients’ health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties.
Are you looking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the best resources to not only the community, but also its employees? Apply here today!
 
About Research Medical Center
 
Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886—and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.
 
The hospital, which offers medical and health clinic services across three Kansas City locations, including the main campus on Meyer Boulevard, the Research Medical Center Brookside Campus on Rockhill Road and Research Psychiatric Center, a Campus of Research Medical Center on 63rd Street. Research Medical Center features a broad range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art services including a Level I Trauma Center; Cycle IV Chest Pain Center; Neuroscience Institute; Level 1 TCD-designated Stroke Center and the region’s first Accredited Primary Stroke Center; TIA Clinic; Grossman Burn Center; Liver and Pancreas Institute of Kansas City; the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Research Medical Center; Obstetrics; Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Transplant Institute; and Orthopedics, among others.
 
Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don’t rest on them—instead, our team members put excellence into action.

Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA’s tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.



 
Recently named America’s  Coolest City.
Learn more about living in KC. http://www.thinkkc.com/with/HCAMidwest
Learn more about working at Research Medical Center: https://youtu.be/Fw3QzBWqv7s?list=PLk-G53deONPl6I_aLN2MJrZKGABPNCyWo
 
Research Medical Center is currently hiring an Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator
The Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team as an advocate and educator for patients from point of entry, through diagnostic studies, diagnosis and treatment plan for cancer through survivorship.  The Nurse Navigator’s primary function is to build a relationship with patients and physicians, to coordinate a plan of care including appointments, transportation, education, provision and / or enablement of support services and representation within the multidisciplinary care environment.
 
The Nurse Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high quality outcomes for each cancer patient including support for interdisciplinary and cross facility collaboration e.g. tumor boards, and referrer communication. 

Job Requirements



EDUCATION

Required
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing required.  Will accept an ADN with an agreement to complete a BSN within two years of hire.
Preferred
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification achieved or in progress
Participation in professional organizations

 

EXPERIENCE

Required
Minimum three years oncology nursing experience
Preferred
Experience in program development
Experience as a nurse navigator and / or patient educator in oncology
Experience in leadership
Experience in customer service
 
CERTIFICATE / LICENSE
Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) (Required)
Current licensure as a registered nurse (Required)
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification achieved or in progress (Preferred)

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 25764-49016
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Registered Nurse (RN) Navigator - Adult Oncology


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