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AdventHealth Nurse Navigator Oncology Head and Neck in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

Nurse Navigator AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9301 W. 74 th Street; suite 100, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Has extensive knowledge of cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment

  • Communicates and collaborates with , radiology staff and physicians to provide excellent care

  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards

  • Notifies patients that need to return for further imaging and schedules their appointments

  • Informs and educates patients about their imaging results

  • Assists radiologist in consenting patients for biopsy procedures

  • Educates patient about post-biopsy home care

  • Proficient in use of Center Access Database

  • Provides education, support and assistance to patients diagnosed with cancer

  • Advocates for patients to remove any barriers and ensure timely access to care/treatment

  • Acts as liaison to referring physician practices

  • Prepares and sends cancer notebook to newly diagnosed cancer patients

  • Contacts patients diagnosed with cancer to assess psychosocial needs and assist with logistics of specialist appointments and other aspects of care

  • Maintains current knowledge of community resources for cancer patients and their families

  • Promotes cancer screening and services internally and externally

  • Accepts and completes other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience

  • Kansas Registered Nurse License

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:

Navigates AdventHealth cancer patients through their diagnosis and treatment ensuring timely services. The nurse navigator will meet with patients/families to provide emotional support and guidance before their biopsy and through end-stage disease if necessary. The nurse will provide medical information, education, and knowledge of referring resources. She will be responsible for facilitating rapid scheduling and follow-ups on patients. The nurse navigator will promote the Navigator program and cancer prevention, detection and treatment awareness to the community through presentations and participation in cancer related organizations. She will attend appropriate programs; health fairs and events as needed and make presentations to appropriate groups. She will assist the manager in planning developing and implementing new or expanded programs/services.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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