May 11, 2022

Oncology Nurse Navigator - Navigation

  • Vidant Health
  • Greenville, NC, USA
Full-time Oncology

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

The nurse navigator provides individualized assistance to tumor site specific patients and their families in overcoming barriers to care, facilitating timely access to care, and providing education and support. The cancer patients trajectory through diagnosis, treatment, and after care survivorship will be seamless and coordinated in collaboration with the multidisciplinary oncology team.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN, MSN preferred
  • Current North Carolina nursing license
  • 3-5 years clinical oncology experience
  • OCN preferred or within 2 years of employment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Organized, can multi-task, analytical, time management
  • Work well under stress and be able to provide emotional support.
  • Membership in professional organization (ONS, AONN, NCONN).
  • Knowledge Areas/Competencies
    1. Confidentiality and informed consent
    2. Symptom management
    3. Quality of life
    4. Goal of treatment
    5. Therapeutic options
    6. Professional scope of practice
    7. Health promotion and health education
    8. Personal Effectiveness and professional development