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RN - Nurse Navigator-STHS McAllen-FT-days - Nurse Navigator

Company: South Texas Health System Heart (FKA McAllen Heart
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

RN - Nurse Navigator-STHS McAllen-FT-daysResponsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

The RN Nurse Navigator acts as a primary point of contact for patients after initial diagnosis, and until patients have sufficient knowledge and resources to self-direct care. Has responsibility for monitoring, coordinating care, and educating cancer patients and families as they move through the process of healing. The RN Nurse Navigator will contact patients by phone and in person to establish plans of care. It is the goal of the RN Nurse Navigator to assess the care and services required by cancer patients and make appropriate referrals and empower them through knowledge and emotional support to independently navigate cancer services. The RN Nurse Navigator will also co-lead the Tumor Board Meetings and facilitate the meeting communications with all staff members. The RN Nurse Navigator is instrumental in clinical improvements with patient care processes and improving the clinical experience for the patients and physicians.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Three years previous oncology nursing experience preferred.
* Demonstrated skill in coordinating care needs required.
* Candidates with previous experience in program development will be preferenced.
* Bilingual preferred (Spanish)
* Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.

EDUCATION / LICENSURE:

* Must obtain Breast Patient Navigator Certification (BPNC) or Certified Breast Cancer Nurse (CBCN) within 24 months of start date. If current with certification must maintain certification while in position.
* Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the permanent license. BSN preferred.
* Effective January 6, 2016, must possess an Associate Degree, Baccalaureate Degree or Diploma from a School of Nursing or University.
* Must have and maintain current certifications, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider's Program (for any and all certifications applicable through the AHA program)

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

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