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Oncology Navigator, Oncology Program Svs, FT, 8:30A – 5P

Job: Nursing
Facility: Bethesda Health,
Primary Location: Palm Beach
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: BETH00744

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About Baptist Health South Florida:

Baptist Health South Florida and Bethesda Health have merged to launch a new era of healthcare in Palm Beach County. Together, we are developing and sharing best practices that enhance the level of care we deliver to patients and families.

Bethesda Health is a comprehensive, community-based hospital system that has grown with our community. One of the few remaining not-for-profit health systems in Palm Beach County. Our flagship hospital, Bethesda Hospital East (formerly known as Bethesda Memorial), has been a cornerstone of South Palm Beach County since 1959. The new Bethesda Hospital West opened its doors on January 8, 2013, ready to serve the expanding western communities of South Palm Beach County. Bethesda Health is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center, an Accredited Heart Failure Program, and Joint Commission certified in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery. Bethesda Health employs over 2,500 employees and has 675 physicians. We invite you to join us now as we expand upon our promise to be the voice for each and every patient and nurse, providing quality health services in a caring manner.

Job Description:

This position is a key element of a complete multidisciplinary Cancer Program.  Under the general direction of the Director of Cancer Care/Women’s Health, the Navigator manages patient information for the facilitation of services of patients diagnosed with cancer..  Exhibits knowledge of the medical, social and financial considerations as related to the Cancer program.  Performs duties that ensure adequate coordination of individualized care and follow-up utilization all resources available.  The Oncology Navigator identifies and develops requisite educational programs and support mechanisms to establish Cancer as a specialty at Bethesda Health.  The Oncology Navigator will work both internally and in the community to increase awareness of concerns, problems and service needs for patients of all ages and stages of development.  The Oncology Navigator works with other resources within the Healthcare System to develop and coordinate programs which meet the physical, psychosocial, and educational needs across the service line.  Serves as a resource for physicians and staff. 


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  BSN or MS degree in Nursing or Social Work with 2 years of clinical experience.


LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:  Florida RN and/or Licensed Social Worker or Social Worker Intern.  If Social Worker Intern, must obtain a Florida Social Worker License within one year.


Skills Required:

Effective communication skills. Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with physicians, patients, families and diverse health care providers. Marketing skills to promote Cancer Program to medical staff and community. Ability to create ad-hoc reports, spreadsheets and trend reports. Strong public speaking capabilities

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