UofL Health

RN Oncology Navigator, Brown Cancer Center, First Shift

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2024-37962
Category
ULH-Cancer Center
Job Type
Regular

Overview

We are hiring at the UofL Health Brown Cancer Centers

 

Locations: 529 S. Jackson St. Louisville, KY 40202

                 

Shift:  1st Shift (5 days, 8hrs)

 

About Us

UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center Downtown location has 44 chemo chairs, 11 private rooms and four beds to provide chemotherapy and immunotherapy. We treat all solid organ and hematologic cancers.  Our physicians are experts in specfic disease sites allowing them to better understand the challenges our patients face. Our patients are seen in a multi-disciplinary care model resulting in our patients normally being seen by multiple physicians on their first visit and possibly recieve an infusion the same day.  The innovation and reseach at the Brown Cancer is top notch with patients being offered clinicial research trials for new treatment modalies. Our cancer outreach program has allowed us to educate, screen and provide medical services in surrounding rural communities. 

We have a beautiful bone marrow cellular therapy (BCT) outpatient clinic with inpatient capaibilities in UoL Hospital.

Our onsite Radiation Oncology also uses a multidisciplinary treatment approach which provides the best technology in this field to our patients. We provide CyberKnife, TrueBeam, Trilogy, TomoTherapy, Brachytherapy, and Xoft.

 

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Pay & Benefits Options.
  • Paid Vacation, Sick days, and Holidays.
  • Free tuition to UofL for Part- and Full-time employees for Child/Spouse/Domestic Partner.
  • 401K with Employer Match.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

The nurse navigator functions on a multidisciplinary team as an advocate, educator, and communicator for the oncology patient and their families. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Educates patients and families about disease process, treatment options, and potential side effects. 
  • Coordinate patients through the continuum of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Serve as the liaison between disciplines and any supportive/community services. 
  • Coordinate weekly multidisciplinary conferences and database tracking analysis for treatment outcome purposes.
  • Compile data, tracks outcomes, and make recommendations for process improvement.
  • Provide referrals/support for follow-up care for patients.
  • Travel to multiple locations with the ULH system as needed.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited/approved school of nursing.
  • Associate Nursing Degree required – BSN required within 2 years of hire.  
  • Current RN license in Kentucky.
  • 2+ years of oncology experience at the bedside.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with nurses, physicians, and skilled healthcare professionals.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association.
  • Ability to work autonomously without direct supervision.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Oncology certified nurse (OCN) recommended or to be obtained within 2 years of employment.
  • Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigator certification recommended or to be obtained within 2 years of employment.
  • Previous Cerner experience.

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