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RN Nurse Navigator - Medical Oncology

Company: Community Medical Center
Location: Arlee
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

This is a part time (0.4 - 0.6 status) day shift RN Nurse Navigator position in the Medical Oncology Department.POSITION SUMMARYThe focus of the nurse is primarily on administrating healthcare to patients who are affected by cancer, hematologic disorders, and other genetic components. The RN Nurse Navigator carries out risk assessments, orders appropriate testing recommended by licensed providers, and supports, coordinates, and educates patients and their families as it relates to disease and treatment options.PRIMARY (ESSENTIAL) DUTIES

  • Collaborates with the physician to optimize patient care-assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.
  • Manages new oral chemotherapy prescriptions; assists with authorizations, education, refills, and financial assistance.
  • Gathers a detailed history of the patient.
  • Educates patients and their families about their condition.
  • Coordinates patient care needs with other interdisciplinary healthcare team members.
  • Communicates with referring providers regarding patient appropriateness.
  • Recommends and implements program guidelines.
  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEMinimum Education:
    • RN License Required, BSN preferred.
    • 30 hours of CE coursework specific to oncology is required to be completed within 3 months of hire.Preferred Certification(s):
      • Certification in specialty preferred.Minimum Work Experience:
        • Recent Oncology experience required within the last 2 years.
        • Desire five years of nursing experience in area of navigation.Required Skills:
          • Includes the ability to educate physicians, staff, and patients in the arena of health and related diagnostic studies.
          • Must have current computer skills and ability to navigate several systems for IT systems.
          • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the responsibilities, assigned with or without notice.Weekend Requirements: N/ACMC is located on a 45-acre campus in Missoula, Montana. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks. Our diverse community serves as western Montanas hub for education and healthcare and offers the perfect blend of four-season outdoor recreation, small town charm and big city amenities.COVID-19 Update:
            Community Medical Center is hiring top talent, but we also have a mission of Making Communities Healthier, which means keeping our community safe and to reduce the risk of exposure. We have modified our conditions of employment to include COVID-19 vaccination unless a documented medical or religious exemption is approved.Employees may meet this requirement by providing proof of having been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with any of the three COVID-19 vaccines (manufactured by Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson).Employees are considered fully vaccinated if they are at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen.This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol Testing according to MT Law39-2-205-39-2-211.

Keywords: Community Medical Center, Missoula , RN Nurse Navigator - Medical Oncology, Healthcare , Arlee, Montana

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