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RN Patient Navigator - Radiation Oncology - The Jewish Hospital

Job ID: 4666333
Updated: November 2, 2018
Geographic Location: Cincinnati
Department: Radiation Oncol Svc
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 40

Job Summary

Let’s face it, you’ve always known that nursing is far more than just a job — it’s a calling. Mercy Health is a faith-based organization that gives care for those who need it the most. And we’re looking for RNs like you to join our team. We know that you are the glue that holds our hospital together, and we go the extra mile to make sure you have everything you need to provide the best care for your patients. You’ll work in new facilities and use state-of-the art equipment. And you’ll find a culture built on collaboration and empowerment. You’ll be part of something larger than yourself, and you’ll be recognized as the unsung hero that you truly are. 

Job Requirements

Coordinates the episode of care for all  patients including: coordination with the physician offices to ensure proper screening of patients for high risk medical and functional issues, coordinating specialist appointments for optimization of patients prior to surgery, completion of patient reported outcome forms, ensuring completion of pre-operative H&P, coordination of follow up appointments, and help in coordination of post-operative discharge plan; assesses and identifies high risk patients (medically, functionally, socially) in order to ensure that adequate resources are arranged and clinical pathways are followed in order to optimize patient outcomes prior to surgical intervention; participates in development and implementation of pre-operative educational class, whatever the format may be (in person, web-based, paper), and ensures that educational material is distributed prior to surgical phase of care; assists in educating patients on any remote access monitoring system utilized for the program

Participates in review of quality metrics in an effort to maximize our outcomes, specifically in relation to discharge disposition and readmission rates; assists in appropriately determining needs for patients at discharge and helps to coordinate service if needed-specifically home health care, outpatient PT, remote monitoring systems, etc.

Participates in staff education on an individual or group basis as needed; updates nurse manager on changes that could impact care delivery; maintains a knowledge of current changes for joint replacement patients at the federal, state, and local level

You’re the kind of person who just naturally puts people at ease, and who can blend your top-notch clinical talents with a warm, patient and empathetic bedside manner — and we need you.

Specifically, you’ll need:

  • BSN required

  • Minimum of two years of previous experience in the Oncology environment required

  • Must hold national certification in clinical specialty or leadership within 6 months of eligibility

  • Current Ohio RN license

  • CPR certification, with ACLS  a plus

  • Oncology experience required- Radiation oncology experience preferred; OCN preferred; Possible flexibile work locations

  • Hours: Full-Time, 40  hours, 1st shift 

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Benefit Summary

Join our team, and you’ll have access to cutting-edge technology. You’ll rub elbows with the best-of-the-best in over 100 specialties. And you’ll be part of an organization that includes 23 hospitals and more than 450 locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Because we’re a large organization, you’ll find plenty of room for advancement and growth. And we’re ready to invest in your future through training and professional development. So you can improve your skills, develop new ones and get some new hats.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Student loan repayment and tuition assistance programs
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Employer-matched 403(b) savings plan
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • And a lot more

Apply now!

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