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Nurse Navigator, Miami Cancer Institute, Melanoma/Sarcoma, FT, 8:00A-4:30P $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Job: Nursing
Facility: Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health,
Primary Location: Miami
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 84005

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About Baptist Health South Florida:

Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 18th time Baptist Health has been named to the prestigious list and is the only healthcare provider in the state to be ranked. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2017-2018 Best Hospitals report.

Baptist Health South Florida is the region&#39s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 19,500 employees working across ten hospital campuses, more than 40 physician practices, 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Our internationally renowned Centers of Excellence include Baptist Health Center for Robotic Surgery, Baptist Health Neuroscience Center, Miami Cancer Institute, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever.

Find out why this is the best place to be your best!

Job Description:

Miami Cancer Institute Oncology Nurse Navigators serve as a liaison between patients, families, and their care team. This role is part of a dynamic, interdisciplinary cancer support team including social work, nutrition, psychiatry/psychology, cancer rehabilitation and exercise physiology, pastoral care, and complementary therapy. Each Nurse Navigator specializes in a primary disease site or population (i.e. hematology, lung/thoracic, pediatrics) and collaborates with the disease-specific clinical team.  


The Oncology Nurse Navigator supports patient progression through the cancer continuum, enhancing patient experience and outcomes, by providing:

  • Referrals targeted at reducing barriers to care,
  • Expert oncologic patient/family teaching,
  • Ongoing emotional support
  • Decision-making support,
  • Patient advocacy,
  • Transitional care,
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
The nurse navigator participates in a culture of evidence-based cancer care by monitoring clinical outcomes and participating in performance improvement and evidence-based practice projects.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Current/Valid RN license from the State of FL or NLC state
  • 3 years of clinical, direct care experience (i.e. hospital or clinic)
  • Proficiency in computer applications and typing skills
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in oncology or navigation
  • 3 years of oncology clinical experience
  • 1 year of prior experience in Nurse Navigation or specific tumor site
  • Experience in varied Electronic Medical Record systems
  • Bilingual

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