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RN Nurse Navigator - Urology - Cherry Hill - Nurse Navigator

Company: Summit Health, Inc
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

RN Nurse Navigator - Urology - Cherry Hill
About Our Company

We're a physician-led, patient-centric network committed to simplifying health care and bringing a more connected kind of care.

Our primary, multispecialty, and urgent care providers serve millions of patients in traditional practices, patients' homes and virtually through VillageMD and our operating companies Village Medical, Village Medical at Home, Summit Health, CityMD, and Starling Physicians.

When you join our team, you become part of a compassionate community of people who work hard every day to make health care better for all. We are innovating value-based care and leveraging integrated applications, population insights and staffing expertise to ensure all patients have access to high-quality, connected care services that provide better outcomes at a reduced total cost of care.

Job Description

Essential Job functions:

* Navigates oncology patients across the continuum of care beginning with diagnosis of through cancer survivorship, coordinating care with staff in Radiology, Surgery, Oncology, Urology, Genetic Counseling, Internal medicine and Behavioral Health, and refers to community resources to facilitate timely diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.
* Identifies potential patients for the advanced therapy clinic and reviews them with the Medical Director.
* Manages the genetic testing/counselling program.
* Adheres to key Touchpoints for Navigation (attached) including Introduction to Navigator at the time of cancer discussion, Post-operative care planning, follow up care and Survivorship.
* Assesses, plans, and provides patient education and counseling to prostate cancer patients providing physical, psychological, and emotional support to patients and their family members.
* Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care from one provider to the next. Tracks the patient closely and ensures that care is smoothly coordinated among disciplines using established tracking system.
* Provides counseling for high-risk patients or those with questions (positive family history, imaging and lab surveillance et al.) and makes referral to surgical team as needed.
* Communicates with physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary team, within Summit Health, as well as with outside providers.
* Facilitates scheduling of appointments with other Oncology Departments to ensure timely referral and transition into specialty services.
* Documents patient visits and communications in the EMR. Updates Accession List and Paper lists. Manages and submits statistical data monthly and as requested to Clinical Manager.
* Develops a familiarity in chemotherapy protocols to support patients during chemotherapy treatment. General Job functions:
* Participates in community outreach programs. (Support Group Meetings, in person or virtual, cancer patient classes, evening lecture programs).
* Coordinates the availability of patient education materials as well as being familiar with resources available in the community. Orders materials as needed and ensures inventory.
* Assists Clinical Program Director with the development and implementation of a comprehensive Oncology Navigation Program in multiple areas including meeting National Accreditation Standards, involvement with special programs, survivorship, patient education materials, identification of community resources, marketing, developing and prioritizing workflows.
* Participates in Annual Quality Initiatives.

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

* Two Years of Navigation Experience preferred.
* Bachelor's Degree desired.
* Certification as a Nurse Navigator preferred or ability to obtain within one year.
* Registered RN license preferred, LPN considered.
* BLS Certification required.
* Minimum 5-8 years of experience, preferably in Oncology.
* Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
* Ability to use Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred.
* Ability to use Standard Office Technology including Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Experience with an EMR preferred.

About Our Commitment

Total Rewards at VillageMD

Our team members are essential to our mission to reshape healthcare through the power of connection. VillageMD highly values the critical role that health and wellness play in the lives of our team members and their families. Participation in VillageMD's benefit platform includes Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Vision, FSA coverages and a 401k savings plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Safety Disclaimer

Our Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, or file a complaint at

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