RN Navigator Oncology - Complex GI Colon in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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RN Navigator Oncology - Complex GI Colon

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only 
Category: Nursing - Professional • Job ID: 10815

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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) RN Navigator Oncology you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Healthcare System which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Methodist Healthcare System, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) RN Navigator Oncology where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Seeking an RN Navigator Oncology who functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for cancer patients, from diagnosis through end of active treatment.  The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator’s primary function is to ensure the patient remains compliant to the treatment plan. Navigators achieve this goal by building relationships with patients and physicians, coordinating the plan of care, assisting with appointments, transportation needs, education, resource provision and/or representation within the multidisciplinary care environment. The Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high-quality outcomes for cancer patients, including support with interdisciplinary and cross-facility coverage and collaboration.  The Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family; all physicians involved in with patient’s care, internal and external healthcare providers, support network members, and the wider healthcare community. This role will require collaboration with local physician liaisons and leadership to conduct internal and external outreach and marketing.

What you will do in this role:

1. Serve as patient advocate from diagnosis to end of active treatment. Assess patients’ medical, social, psychosocial, and other care needs.

2. Provide appropriate teaching, outreach, and support to patients and families. Ensure the patient is empowered to manage his/her own healthcare needs. Conduct follow-up conversations with all patients and communicate any concerns, changes, or social needs to the appropriate physician or care provider.

3. Streamline processes for patients by assisting with appointment scheduling and paperwork preparation. Attend multi-disciplinary meetings (MDM) and/or other meetings as necessary. Document throughout patient care continuum in INavigate database. Drive process improvement by collaborating with Director of Navigation Operations to determine best practices related to monthly navigation scorecard report.

4. Coach and assist patients to remove barriers related to insurance coverage, transportation, child care, finances, language, etc. so they can focus on their treatment on their treatment plan. Stay current on the latest oncology nursing developments and participate in organizational conferences. Ensure service continuity.

5. Connect patients to hospital and community resources. Conduct outreach to referrers, providers and other medical professionals as well as to the corporate customer community.

What qualifications you will need:

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:

1. Education: Graduate of an accredited associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program.

2. Experience: Minimum of 1 year of nursing experience.

3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

4. Preferred: 1-5 years of oncology nursing experience. Experience with program development, nurse navigation and/or patient educator in Oncology.

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

1. Required: Current RN license in the state of Texas or current multi-state RN compact license. Employees with RN compact license status are required to obtain a Texas RN license within 90-days of hire.

2. Preferred: Certification in their specialty.

Methodist Healthcare is recognized as the most respected and preferred healthcare provider in the South Texas region. As San Antonio’s second largest private employer, we employ more than 11,000 individuals, including 2,700 physicians in all specialties. Methodist Healthcare is a 50-50 co-ownership between Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. and HCA Healthcare. Since 1963, our commitment has never wavered in consistently improving the health and wellness of our community by “Serving Humanity to Honor God.”

Our network of greater San Antonio hospitals includes nine acute care facilities: Methodist Hospital, Methodist Children's Hospital, Methodist Hospital Ambulatory Surgery, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, Methodist Hospital Northeast, Methodist Hospital South, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, Methodist Hospital Stone Oak and Methodist Hospital Texsan.  We also offer 4 freestanding emergency centers in Boerne, Converse, Westover Hills, and the Quarry. At each of our facilities, we offer an outstanding selection of doctors, healthcare professionals, equipment and health services from wellness events to transplant services, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, oncology and a complete range of other medical services.  For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our RN Navigator Oncology opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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