VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Nurse Patient Navigator (42460127)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 11/22/2017

Nurse Patient Navigator

Full time 1: Days Bachelors degree is required

VCU Health System's Diagnostic Radiology department is seeking a FT Breast Imaging Nurse Patient Navigator. The Nurse Patient Navigator serves as an advocate, interpreter, educator and counselor for a group of oncology patients. As a member of the multidisciplinary team the Nurse Patient Navigator is responsible for ensuring patients receive quality and comprehensive services.



Responsibilities

The Breast Imaging Nurse Navigator is a Registered Nurse responsible for patient care, assessment, education, and medication distribution in the Radiology Breast Imaging Section. The nurse is responsible for assessing and educating the patient for the recommended procedures and coordinating care and follow up. The Breast Imaging Nurse Navigator will interface with the breast health team and assist with the coordination of all aspects of screening mammography; diagnostic imaging, biopsy procedures, film consultations, support services and education for women receiving services at the Breast Imaging Center as well as identify and educate the patient through multiple access points and working closely to assist them in navigating the system in the multidisciplinary care. The position provides clinical and administrative functions as required in support of the Breast Imaging Center.



Qualifications



Required

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing

Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible or compact state

AHA BLS Certification

Specialty Nursing Certification ? in either Nurse Navigation or Oncology within one year of hire in position

Minimum of three (3) years of relevant clinical experience demonstrating:

Patient education, nursing, planning, case management or similar experience

Previous experience in the Oncology specialty area



Preferred

Nurse Navigation or leadership experience

Experience working in a NCI Comprehensive Program

Experience within an academic, teaching hospital

Specialty Nursing Certification ? in either Nurse Navigation or Oncology within one year of hire in position



Additional position requirements such as shift rotations, weekends, environment, etc

Positions are primarily weekday work but may be expected to work into the evening or on the weekend. May be required to go to all Massey Cancer Center locations.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing, Other
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