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RN/Navigator - Oncology Services Full-Time Days in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com
Job Description for RN Navigator - Oncology Services:
  1. Communicates/Collaborates with AD’s, Medical Director and members of the health care team. 
  2. As the Oncology Nurse Navigator, participates in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating oncology health services.
  3. Reports outcomes and participates in quality improvement initiatives.
  4. Assesses and identifies high risk patients (physical, psychological and social.)
  5. Identifies medical staff and community needs for education and services.
  6. Collaborates with other educators to provide educational offerings.
  7. Identifies/implements and evaluates the education plan based on patient’s assessed need.
  8. Demonstrates appropriate and assertive methods of communication.
  9. Promotes an interactive relationship that helps communication among patient, family and nurse.
  10. Ensures’ patient’s right to choice.
  11. Manages services throughout the continuum of care by discussing plan of care.
  12. Responsible for developing and overseeing the care coordination provided to the client and is liaison between the MD, professional health care staff and others involved parties.

Job Requirements

Current RN license in State of NC, OCN preferred, BSN required.
Minimum of 2 years of Oncology Nursing Experience required.

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