Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000457005706

Req. No

70035247

Job Title

RN, Registered Nurse - Patient Navigator - Oncology

Region

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Registered Nurse (RN)

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS Lake Area Hospital-10200

Address

4200 Nelson Rd
Lake Charles, LA  70605
US

Type

Part Time

Apply Now RN, Registered Nurse - Patient Navigator - Oncology Job in Lake Charles

  • Acts as the primary point of contact for cancer patients after initial diagnosis and until patient has sufficient knowledge and resources to self direct care. The Navigator will provide individualized assistance to patients, families and caregivers and has responsibility for monitoring, coordinating care and educating cancer patients and families as they move through the CHRISTUS system
  • The Navigator will advocate for patients and their families overcoming healthcare system constraints, facilitating timely access to quality medical and psychosocial care from screening and pre diagnosis of cancer through all phases of the continuum of care into survivorship. The Navigator works closely with department personnel and physicians in all specialty areas to coordinate the patient's plan of care
  • The Navigator will manage the Cancer Patient Coordination utilizing the Rapid Quality Reporting System & NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology
  • Tracking goals will center the initial program goals of identifying and tracking patients needing Genetic Counseling and creating awareness with patients that radiation treatment after surgery for breast cancer significantly lowers the risk of recurrence. These goals will change as the program evolves
  • Education/knowledge of general nursing theory, process, and practice
  • Graduate of a Nursing School
  • BS in nursing preferred but not required
  • Must have a current Louisiana Nursing License
  • One year acute care experience preferred
  • Orientation training in specific unit with general knowledge of Nursing principles, procedures, technique of acceptable patient care, and technical vocabulary
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