Registered Nurse - Oncology Nurse Navigator

City of Hope

Zion, IL

Job posting number: #7251188 (Ref:JR-13747)

Posted: June 3, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Oncology Nurse Navigator

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The Oncology Nurse Navigator demonstrates the ability to assess, coordinate, plan, monitor, implement and evaluate the patient’s plan of care while ensuring and facilitating the achievement of optimal quality and clinical outcomes. You will function as an advocate and contact person for patient, family, healthcare team members, employees, and outside agencies to assure continuity of care, optimal clinical and resource outcomes and demonstrates support of the hospital mission and vision. Performs assessment of clinic issues for the patients of COH. Provides professional nursing services in the direct and indirect care of patients.

The successful candidate:

  • Provides disease management with an understanding of oncology, chemotherapy and side effects, is able to monitor and address symptoms. Works with patients and families to provide an understanding of their disease, their treatment plans, and address patient quality of life issues. Documents assessment and interventions entered in a timely manner in the electronic medical record. Collaborates with and supports provider team with daily assistance in managing and coordinating patient care. Evaluates and assesses health issues presented by patients and their caregivers and communicates pertinent and necessary issues to the patient.
  • Effectively and efficiently triages patient medical issues either in person or by telephone. Intervenes appropriately with use of orders and/or consultation with the interdisciplinary health care team. Provides professional nursing services to address patient’s health and other related issues in cooperation with other clinical and clerical team members. Collaborates/Conferences with health care team members to develop a multidisciplinary plan of care and sets patient-centered goals for patient/families.
  • Works as a part of the team as a resource to facilitate communication and services between physicians, patients, families and other healthcare team members including external health agencies to facilitate the plan of care. Provides patient education, utilizing appropriate resources to meet the needs of the patient and documents education in EHR.
  • Performs tasks as outlined in facility policies and procedures, as required by regulating agencies and according to best nursing practices. Including, but not limited to limited central line care, patient education, procedure assist and medication administration. Assists with medication access, precertification, and helps to ensure proper utilization of services to maximize reimbursement and patient satisfaction.
  • Works as a part of the healthcare team to provide excellent patient care to increase patient satisfaction and retention. Works to achieve positive outcomes, and resolution of variances. Covers for other members of the team to ensure efficient delivery of service to the patient. Develops collaborative relationships with other departments/entities/external health care agencies to facilitate and support care.
  • Must be able to work ONSITE 8:00a-4:30p, M-F


Your qualifications should include:

  • 3-5 year clinical nursing experience
  • Current IL RN license
  • BSN or higher preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association
  • OCN Certification preferred
  • Bio/Chemo Certification preferred

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7251188 (Ref:JR-13747)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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