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Oncology Nurse Navigator - OBGYN - Oncology

Company: The University of Chicago Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Oncology Nurse Navigator - OBGYNJob Description

Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Oncology Nurse Navigator in the the OB/GYN Clinic.

Under the direction of a faculty sponsor and in collaboration with the program support team, coordinates the care of patients through the disease process. Acts as a clinical liaison for patients, across medical services and clinical departments. Assesses clinical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial, financial, and other patient needs. Evaluates and manages patient symptoms before during and after treatment.

Essential Job Functions:

* Acts as liaison for patients, families and their multidisciplinary clinical team.
* Assesses clinical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial, financial, and other patient needs.
* Facilitates resolution to patient needs and monitors follow up.
* Educates/reinforces education with patients and families on disease, treatments, side effects, adverse reactions, and reportable signs/symptoms based on multidisciplinary care plan.
* Coordinates discharge planning with the patient's family, social workers, home nursing staff, oncologists, and personal physicians.
* Works with patients and family members to ensure discharge instructions are understood and followed.
* Develops and/or coordinates development of patient education materials, clinical pathways, and quality studies.
* Coordinates and/or participates in multidisciplinary consultations and/or tumor conference.
* Documents recommendations made at multidisciplinary consultations and/or tumor conferences.

Required Qualifications:

* Registered Nurse with a current Illinois license.
* Graduate of a National League for Nursing accredited School of Nursing with BSN.
* Minimum of two years hematology/oncology clinical nursing experience with demonstrated clinical competence in patient care, teaching and management of patients with a cancer diagnosis, and knowledge about clinical aspects of oncology including protocol therapy and data management.
* Must have general computer skills and be adaptable to changing working situations and work assignments.
* Excellent interpersonal skills required, with specific ability to communicate effectively with patients, family members, and physicians.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Oncology Certified Nurse preferred.
* Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy Provider preferred.

Position Details:

* Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
* Shift: Days- 8 hours
* Unit/Department: OB/GYN
* CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual ori

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