• Oncology Nurse Navigator

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/28/2018 12:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-16269
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Oncology Nurse Navigator, Job, Full-time, University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park, Illinois

     

    We’re hiring an Oncology Nurse Navigator for the stem cell and CAR T-cell programs for a full-time shift at the University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Illinois!


    Under the direction of a faculty sponsor and in collaboration with the program support team, the Oncology Nurse Navigator coordinates the care of patients through the disease process and acts as a clinical liaison for patients, across medical services and clinical departments. The Oncology Nurse Navigator evaluates and manages patient symptoms before during and after treatment.

     

    This position supports total care and coordination of stem cell and CAR T-cell patients, from stem cell collection, evaluation for transplant, clinic visits, transplant admission, quality and safety, outcomes monitoring and survivorship. 

     

    This individual will direct the coordination of care for stem cell transplant patients within the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) and cellular therapies program. You will also be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of patient care including education, multidisciplinary referrals, data tracking, diagnostics, determining protocol eligibility, treatment orders, consents and other activities essential to the overall care of the patient. The Oncology Nurse Navigator participates in the conduct of clinical research trials including multi-centered cooperative group and intergroup trials at a national level, multi-institutional pharmaceutical trials and single and multi-centered trials.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Registered Nurse with a current Illinois license
    • Graduate of a National League for Nursing accredited School of Nursing with BSN
    • Oncology Certified Nurse preferred. Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy Provider preferred
    • Minimum of two years hematology/oncology clinical nursing experience with demonstrated clinical competence in patient care, teaching and management of patients with a cancer diagnosis, and knowledge about clinical aspects of oncology including protocol therapy and data management
    • Must have general computer skills and be adaptable to changing working situations and work assignments
    • Excellent interpersonal skills required, with specific ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members, and physicians


    Licenses/Certifications: 

    • Illinois nursing license required 
    • OCN Certification preferred 
    • ONS Chemotherapy Provider preferred

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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