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AdventHealth RN Care Coordinator – Thoracic Cancer – Orlando Cancer Administration – Orlando in Orlando, Florida


RN Care Coordinator – Thoracic Cancer – Orlando Cancer Administration – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Care Coordinator – Thoracic Cancer who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Job Summary:

The Thoracic Cancer Care Coordinator supports patients in navigating the oncology medical system. Serves as a primary point of intake; assuring patients have appropriate and timely medical and supportive services on an ongoing basis. Supports data collection, tumor board processes/participation, and marketing/community outreach efforts. Provides patient/family education for chemotherapy and biotherapy including mechanism of action, expected side effect management, and tumor site specific information. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to provide age appropriate cancer education

  • Strong organizational, communication, and customer relation skills

  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize in-house and external oncology resources

  • Ability to multitask and function in a stressful, fast-paced environment

  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access (Preferred)

  • Three years of experience in Oncology Nursing OR thoracic nursing practice

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degrees in Nursing (Preferred)

  • Five years experience in Oncology Nursing or thoracic nursing practice (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

  • CPR/BLS certification

  • National Certification: Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Facilitates an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, multispecialty approach to cancer care throughout the care continuum. Navigates care for newly diagnosed Thoracic Cancer patients and as needed for patients recommended for biopsy.

  • Collaborates with supervisor in navigating patients (needs ranging from minimal to complex) from the diagnostic phase through treatment planning, medical management, and surveillance/ survivorship assuring patients have appropriate, timely, medical, and supportive services.

  • Completes accurate data collection with all appropriate information in a timely and efficient manner. Data collection will comprise appropriately 30% of work hours.

  • Remains current in evidence-based cancer practice and new emerging trends in area of cancer specialty.

  • Participates in and supports (per direction of supervisor) Tumor Boards, Journal Clubs, and other physician education venues. Involvement with these programs may include preparing patient history/ summary, requesting pathology and radiology reports, operating technical equipment, following up with physician team regarding treatment recommendation, etc. Participates in Thoracic Cancer Program Leadership Committee.

  • Serves as an educational resource for patients undergoing initial treatment, as well as patients undergoing changes to existing treatment. Supports patient/family education programs providing both one-on-one sessions and group forums. Provides patient/family education for chemotherapy and biotherapy including mechanism of action, expected side effect management, and tumor site specific information.

  • Supports program awareness within the physician community and community at large.

  • Develops appropriate relationships to maximize patient experience across departmental, campus, and physician/provider lines.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Care Coordinator – Thoracic Cancer opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Care Coordinator, Thoracic Cancer, Orlando Cancer Administration, Orlando, RN, Registered Nurse

Job: Nursing

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location Orlando

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level None

Travel No

Job Posting Aug 7, 2019, 3:29:38 PM

Req ID: 284420

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