Patient Navigator (RN) - Radiation Therapy, Tennova Metro and Harrogate

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  • Turkey Creek Medical Center Turkey Creek Medical Center

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Will report to Turkey Creek Medical Center and will float to North Knoxville Medical Center as well as the Irene Baker Cancer Center in Harrogate, TN.  

Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing college or university that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Oncology Nursing. Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred.

1.    Ability to educate and instruct staff on policy and procedure processes

of nurse navigation

2.    Understands issues of financial, cultural, educational, and social barriers to information and care.

3.    Communicates effectively with patients, their families, healthcare

providers & staff.

4.    Good organizational skills and problem solving skills.

5.    Knowledge of community and organizations resources available for the

      oncology patient/family.

6.    Excellent physical/psychosocial  assessment skills

7.    Able to work independently.

8.    Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

9.    Gather, organize, and verify data collection regarding nurse navigation effectiveness

10.  Basic knowledge of pathophysiology and psychopathology as relates to oncology and other disease processes

11.  Able to maintain attention to detail to avoid errors of a technical or judgmental nature

12.  Demonstrated general computer proficiency, report generation, form design and document editing abilities

13.  Must maintain confidentiality of data and patient information according to HIPPA regulations

14.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

15.  Perform routine duties independent of supervision of nurse navigators but

consults with the Cancer Service Line Leader.

16.  Proficient PC-based computer skills



Windows XP Professional Operating System Computers and Printers

Impac Oncology Information Management System

Kronos Payroll Software

Lotus Notes

HBOC Navigator

Care Manager

Horizon Meds Manager

Physicians Portal


Microsoft Word, Excel / spreadsheet software, and PowerPoint


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