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Nurse Navigator, Breast, Kellogg Cancer Center/ Surgical Oncology - Nurse Navigator

Company: Evanston Hospital
Location: Evanston
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Navigator, Breast, Kellogg Cancer Center/ Surgical OncologyPosition Highlights:

* Position: Nurse Navigator, Breast, Kellogg / Surgical/ Oncology
* Location: Evanston Hospital
* Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time, Day (40hrs/wk)
* Hours: Hours will be scheduled Monday-Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm)
* Required Travel: Travel to other sites will be required

What you will need:

* License: Current professional Nursing Licensure in the state of IL required
* Education: Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an NLN accredited school of nursing required; Certification preferred in clinical specialty area
* Certification: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (AHA), OCN preferred
* Experience: 3 years previous oncology nursing experience required, or previous navigator experience in a specialty area. Prior leadership experience preferred. 3 years of nurse navigator experience preferred
* Skills: Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; collaboration skills; proficiency in problem solving; ability to manage time efficiently and prioritize

What you will do:

* Daily coordination between multiple departments and multi-disciplinary team to gain knowledge of newly diagnosed patients.
* Liaison for patients between NorthShore and other healthcare providers in the community.
* Facilitate patient interactions and referrals (i.e., dietician, wigs, dental) across the continuum of care including initial appointments as appropriate.
* Manage telephone inquires from patients, particularly during high stress points.
* Work closely with the patient financial advocate to identify patients who need initial assistance with financial issues including insurance pre-certification and referral to appropriate assistance programs.
* Establish relationship with patients and family to provide additional support throughout the initial diagnostic period and as needed during the cancer experience.
* Develop database for patient resources and share with patient and family as appropriate.
* Coordinate outreach activities for tumor site for which they specialize and active participation and leadership in site specific tumor conferences

NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system committed to providing access to quality, vibrant, community-connected care, serving an area of more than 4.2 million residents across six northeast Illinois counties. Our more than 25,000 team members and more than 6,000 physicians aim to deliver transformative patient experiences and expert care close to home across more than 300 ambulatory locations and eight acute care hospitals - Edward (Naperville), Elmhurst, Evanston, Glenbrook (Glenview), Highland Park, Northwest Community (Arlington Heights) Skokie and Swedish (Chicago) - all recognized as Magnet hospitals for nursing excellence. Located in Naperville, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, provides for the mental health needs of area residents. For more information, visit NorthShore.org, SwedishCovenant.org, NCH.org and EEHealth.org.

When you work for NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.

Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health delivers on its mission to "help everyone in our communities be their best".

NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the core of who we are; being there for our patients and each other with compassion, respect and empathy. We believe that our strength resides in our differences and in connecting our best to provide community-connected healthcare for all.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.





Keywords: Evanston Hospital, Evanston , Nurse Navigator, Breast, Kellogg Cancer Center/ Surgical Oncology - Nurse Navigator, Healthcare , Evanston, Illinois

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