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Nurse Navigator - Cancer Center - Medicine - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 12429

Updated: May 16, 2019

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     Nurse Navigator

Position Number:                      10004253

Reports to:                                 Ambulatory Care Patient Mgr 2

Working Title:                            Nurse Navigator

Cost Center:                              Cancer Center - Medicine (7702)

Bargaining Unit:                       HX

FLSA:                                          Exempt

Job Code:                                  7870

Date Created:                            04/23/2019

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         40.00

 

Position Summary: 

Under the direction of the Hem/Onc Nurse Manager and Hem/Onc. faculty, the Nurse Coordinator functions independently providing direct and indirect patient care based on the nursing process for the Hematology/Oncology Service in H.H. Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center. Functions as the primary contact for oncology patients. Provides education as needed to the patients/family related to cancer care, diagnostic procedures, medication/chemotherapy and other complex aspects of the plan of care. The nurse incorporates the psycho-motor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Assures that the continuum of care process is complete to include: pre-procedure, chemotherapy protocols, hospitalization, anticipated discharge needs, and follow up in the physician offices. Supports the faculty in clinic for every patient care session. Occasionally performs scheduling of office visits and procedures. The nurse coordinator is accountable for the quality of nursing practice. Provides nursing services as needed and assists with other activities as assigned to help grow the practice and the referrals to UCI.

 

Salary Range: 

 

Rate    Minimum  $106,070.40    Maximum  $139,958.64

 

Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Advanced knowledge of leukemia disease state and treatment

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Basic Life Support certification required

Current CA RN license

Demonstrated practice with and knowledge of chemotherapy agents

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Minimum 1 year experience working in a clinical or inpatient setting providing RN care to leukemia patients

Minimum 2 years of clinical experience

Minimum 6 months experience working as a RN in an Oncology setting

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Demonstrated knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies and care of the post-transplant patient

Knowledge of complications associated with hematological oncology conditions

Oncology / BMT patient population knowledge

Oncology Nurse Certification

 

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

 
 
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101 The City Drive
Orange , CA , United States
92868
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