Clinical Advocate/Nurse Navigator, Oncology
How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.
The Clinical Advocate/Nurse Navigator coordinates care for a defined cancer patient population by providing ongoing assessment of patient needs including educational, financial, psychosocial, nutritional, and clinical; connecting patients and families to available resources within the health system and in the community, assessing patients for eligibility for clinical trials, and facilitates access to care.
A day in the life of a Clinical Advocate / Nurse Navigator at Hackensack Meridian includes:
- Identifying oncology patients through multiple access points and working closely to assist them in navigating the system of multidisciplinary care
- Working closely with physicians and coordinating multi-disciplinary cancer conferences
- Collaborating with other system navigators within Meridian to ensure high quality care and optimal outcomes
- Being an innovative, compassionate and caring partner from diagnosis through survivorshi
- Current RN in the State of New Jersey
- Must have a minimum of (1) one year of oncology experience
- Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) is preferred
- Previous navigator and/or survivorship experience is a plus
- Previous program development experience is a plus
- Must have excellent communication and team working skills
- Must be self-directed
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.