Nov 28, 2022

Thoracic Oncology RN Navigator

  • Upstate Nursing
  • Syracuse, NY, USA

Job Description

Thoracic Oncology RN Navigator

Job no: 73765
Department: Cancer Center-Multidis Suite
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Staff Associate, NSSL4
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Registered Nurses, Management & Professional

Job Summary: The RN Navigator is a Registered Nurse whose clinical nursing experience guides patients and their families to informed decision making. The RN Navigator will work with the Thoracic Oncology population. Assumes responsibilities and accountability for planning, guiding and evaluating the delivery of patient care. Monitors patient's progress throughout treatment. Intervenes as needed to ensure compliance and optimum care. Collaborates within a multidisciplinary team to facilitate timely, appropriate screening, diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, treatment and supportive care across the health care continuum. The RN Navigator assumes responsibility for the coordination of all resources necessary to provide care. Utilizes advanced expertise to identify, implement and improve processes in order to provide an integrative model of care to the patients, while assuring the highest level of patient satisfaction. The RN Navigator provides patient education for each patient regarding their disease process and treatment throughout the health care continuum. Demonstrates and promotes professional development. Maintains a professional, safe and therapeutic environment for rendering care.
Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered (or eligible) RN required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or healthcare related field, three (3) years related RN experience required OR an Associates degree in Nursing and five (5) years related RN experience required. Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills required. CPR-BLS certification required by time of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years as a Certified Nurse/Patient Navigator in specialty area preferred.

Work Days:

Monday-Friday, Days

Message to Applicants:
Recruitment Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.