RN Care Coordinator-Nurse Navigator- Hanover Outpatient Infusion Center-Full Time

Hanover, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 52361

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General Summary:
Under general supervision, coordinates all aspects of treatment, evaluation, support services and education for cancer
patients. Coordinates clinical documentation from referring and treating physicians for each patient.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Provides initial intake phone contact with cancer and/or symptomatic patients.
2 Introduces patient to the Health System.
3 Serves as a consistent contact for patient/family throughout the process of diagnosis and treatment.
4 Provides individualized information, support, and education regarding cancer.
5 Coordinates appointments for consultations and physician visits.
6 Notifies primary care and specialty care providers when patient is admitted to the Hospital.
7 Follows patient via contact with inpatient nursing staff.
8 Participates in interdisciplinary nursing rounds for inpatients (discharge planning process).
9 Reinforces pre- and post-operative instructions and provides further education as appropriate.
10 Maintains two way communication with providers offices in order to improve the process of coordinating care for cancer patients.
11 Reports outcome of nursing/patient care/coordination activities to Oncology Service Line leadership.
12 Identifies patient and/or provider needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs. Ensures delivery of quality
services for patients.
13 Collaborates with outreach/education coordinators for all service lines in the preparation and delivery of community and
professional education programs.
14 Collaborates with research team in clinical trials enrollment and data collection.
15 Assists providers in teaching breast self-examination (BSE), as appropriate.
16 Serves as a resource to cancer support groups and other activities.
17 Revises and monitors educational materials to insure that they are coordinated, understandable, and meet the PFEAT
18 Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

Required Skills

RN license in Pennsylvania

BSN required

Required to sit for the OCN certification exam once eligible

Required Experience

At least 3 years of RN experience required.  Prefer experience in oncology nursing

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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